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West Orange High School

West Orange High School Board of Education

Marching Band Sites

Youth Education in the Arts - USSBA Organization

Band of America - Music For All

Music and the Brain Research
(Why do music students do better on the SATs?)

High School Music Programs

NJ Music Educators Association ( All State Band and Orchestra choir information, this site has links to solo lists, each region page, and lots of music websites)

North Jersey School Music Association ( Region I Band Choir and Orchestra information)

New Jersey Youth Symphony

Essex County Youth Orchestra

Greater Newark Youth Orchestra

Saturday Preparatory Programs for Grammar and High School Students

The pre-college program at The Juilliard School

Preparatory program at The Manhattan School of Music

Preparatory program at Montclair State

Summer Camps

Interlochen Camp, MI
The premier camp for music, musical theater and creative writing

Westminster Choir College, voice for middle and high school, NJ

Kinhaven Music Camp, Vt. (webmaster left, site not updated)

French Woods Performing Arts Camp, NY

Hartwick College Summer Music Festival, NY

New England Music Camp, Maine

Summer Music for the Serious Young Musician

Interlochen Music Camp

Tanglewood Festival, MA ( high school level, there is also an advanced level)

Eastern Music Festival, NC

Aspen Music Festival, CO

College Music Scholarship Information

Apply for financial aid at all schools using the FAFSA (Free Application For Student Aid, a U.S. Department of Education program, (  If it is a private school, they may ask you to use the CSS Profile. (The CSS Profile is the FAFSA counterpart for many private colleges).

Interested parties are encouraged to visit the College Board site and fill in the EFC (Estimated Financial Contribution) calculator.  For more information, please visit:

Isabelle "Nana" Peters Scholarship

Colleges and Conservatories 

The Curtis Institute

The Juilliard School

Manhattan School of Music

The Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

The New England Conservatory, Boston

Northwestern University, the school of Music, Il

University of Maryland

Cleveland Institute of Music

William Paterson University

Montclair State University

West Chester State University, Pennsylvania

Oberlin College, the Conservatory of Music, Ohio

Rice University, The Shepherd School of Music, Texas

Rutgers University, The Mason Gross School of The Arts

Westminster Choir College, now with Rider University

Boston University, College of Fine Arts