NJWS Side By Side Concert

The NJWS 2022 Side By Side Concert offers students the opportunity to perform with NJWS band members on the final subscription concert of the season.


The New Jersey Wind Symphony is excited to host the 2022 Side-By-Side Concert featuring selected band students from area high schools in Northern New Jersey and surrounding New York area. The NJWS is looking for students who are highly motivated, skilled, and dedicated to take part. To participate, all students, grades 9-12 must be nominated by their band director. Please contact your band director for further details.

All nominated students are expected to practice on their own and be able to attend all scheduled rehearsals.


This concert will take place in conjunction with the NJWS Youth Soloist Competition performance on May 13, 2022, at West Side Presbyterian Church 6 South Monroe, Ridgewood, NJ.


All Side-By-Side students will rehearse four Monday evenings:

  • April 4, April 25, May 2, May 9 – 6:00pm-7:30pm at Pascack Hills High School, Montvale, NJ

Dress Rehearsal  May 12 – 6:30pm – 7:45pm at West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood, NJ

Concert  May 13 – 7:00pm call time at West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood, NJ


Please ensure that your band director has submitted your nomination by Monday, March 14, 2022


Band directors and students, please contact  Laurie Kunzle or Mike Connor with any questions or for more information about the NJWS 2022 Side By Side Concert.

Laurie Kunzle: kunzlemusic@gmail.com
Mike Connor: mikertc@msn.com