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COVID SAFETY NOTE: All visitors must be masked and show proof of vaccination or a negative rapid or PCR COVID-19 test taken within the past 72 hours. Accepted forms for proof of vaccination include a physical vaccine card with your name on it, or on your mobile phone a digital photo of your vaccine card, or the record of your vaccination displayed via the approved state app Docket, or another official vaccine record. If you are feeling unwell, experiencing any COVID-related symptoms, or come into close contact with someone who has COVID-19 up to 14 days before a performance, please stay home.

Here is a link to MSU’s Policies and Protocols regarding COVID-19
These guidelines may evolve depending on health and safety recommendations. Please check for the latest guidance.


Every year in October, the Cali School celebrates the opening of the school year by presenting Kaleidoscope concerts, where our student and faculty soloists, chamber groups and large ensembles perform. We also present more than 300 daytime and evening concerts and masterclasses by students, faculty and guest artists throughout the year. See Concerts and Events for the most up-to-date listings.

Below find events that are happening on campus this semester. We hope to see you soon!

Music Therapy Days

Music Therapy Day Virtual Event Fall 2021
November 4, 2021 12-3PM EST

Register for this meeting

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


  • Greetings and Orientation to the University, School of Music, and Music Therapy Program
  • Virtual Tour of the John J. Cali School of Music and Montclair State Campus
  • General summary of the music therapy field, with video examples
  • Questions and Answers


  • Simulated Class Experience: Introduction to Music Therapy


  • Additional Questions and Answers

(Spring Music Therapy Day date TBD.)

Learn More about the Music Therapy Program or ask for further information, by contacting Dr. Brian Abrams.

Choral Events

New events TBA.

For further information, please contact Choral Coordinator Heather Buchanan via email

Brass Events

Brass Solo Recital 1
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 AT 8PM
Leshowitz Recital, Chapin Hall, Cali School of Music, MSU

Brass Solo Recital 2
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 AT 8:30PM
Rehearsal Hall 201, Chapin Hall, Cali School of Music, MSU

Cali School brass students present a lively and varied program of solo works.

As required by Cali School policy, all attendees must wear masks and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. 

The events are free and open to the public. They can also be viewed in real time on the Cali Live page:

For further information, please contact Brass Coordinator Don Batchelder via email or at 973-715-1862.

Woodwind Events

New events TBA.

Contact Benjamin Barron for information about upcoming events.