The registration period closes on January 15, 2021. Student submissions begin on February 1, 2021 and must be uploaded by February 15, 2021.
The NJSEF Festival has five primary goals: Improve students’ music performance; Increase students’ understanding of music literature and music concepts; Motivate students to continue their study of music; Establish standards of excellence in music performance; Provide opportunities for students to understand the relationship of music experiences to other life experiences.
Open to all public or private middle school and high school students, the Inaugural New Jersey State Solo & Ensemble Festival provides opportunities for scholastic music students to showcase their talents either individually or in an ensemble. The inaugural New Jersey State Solo & Ensemble Festival (NJSEF) is being launched for the 2020/2021 school year to recognize student achievement in music education across the state.