One of the greatest joys of playing an instrument or singing is making music with friends!  Thurnauer offers ensembles for musicians on varying levels and instruments. Participation is open to students studying privately at Thurnauer or elsewhere.  Membership in all performance ensembles is by audition.

Annual Registration Fee: $50 (per student; non-refundable; does not apply to JCC members)


Rock and Roll

Either with the band or soloing, students have the chance to play rock ‘n roll, blues, funk, jazz, and more. The course includes live recording and performance. Open to electric/acoustic guitarists, bassists, drummers, keyboardists (organ), horn, string, woodwind, percussionists and singers.

15 times on Sundays
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Feb 2 - Jun 15
Except: Feb 16, Mar 16, Apr 20, May 11, May 25
$445.00 Member
$525.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

TSM Jazz Big Band

Debbie Keefe Johns and Steve Johns, co-directors

This ensemble, for middle and high school students with at least two years of instrumental experience on saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, drums, guitar and more, offers an opportunity to study and perform swing, blues, bebop, Latin, and jazz rocks.

20% discount on jazz electives.


15 times on Sundays
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Feb 2 - Jun 15
Except: Feb 16, Mar 16, Apr 20, May 11, May 25
$495.00 Member
$580.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Thurnauer Symphony Orchestra

Lou Kosma, music director and conductor

Participants perform standard symphonic repertoire as well as popular selections and contemporary repertoire. Winners of an annual concerto competition are featured in a special program.


15 times on Wednesdays
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Feb 12 - Jun 18
Except: Feb 19, Apr 9, Apr 16, Jun 4
$275.00 Member
$315.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Jazz Ensemble/Performance Forum

By exploring jazz repertoire and developing ensemble playing and solo improvisation skills, participants learn how to collaborate musically. One to two years experience with an instrument and a placement evaluation are required.

20% discount on jazz electives.


15 times on Wednesdays
6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Feb 12 - Jun 18
Except: Feb 19, Apr 9, Apr 16, Jun 4
$445.00 Member
$525.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.

Chamber Music

Alexander Rees, chair

Additional sections may be added if needed. Students in Young Artists program receive 50% fee reduction

15 Sundays 2/2 - 6/15: one hour
$445.00 Member
$525.00 Nonmember
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15 Mondays 2/10 - 6/16: one hour
$445.00 Member
$525.00 Nonmember
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15 Thursdays 2/13 - 6/19: one hour
$445.00 Member
$525.00 Nonmember
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For more information, or to register, please call 201.569.7900.