Welcome third and fourth-grade students, families, and teachers of Newark! On behalf of NJPAC, we would like to welcome you to the 8th annual Final Concert – and second virtual concert – for the Recorder Arts for Musical Pathways program, also known as R.A.M.P. Click the link below to view this year’s R.A.M.P. celebration!

We would like to thank the Newark Board of Education for their continued partnership. Specifically, we would like to acknowledge:

Roger Leon, Superintendent of Newark Board of Education
Margaret El, Director of Visual & Performing Arts
Katy Brodhead Cullen, Supervisor of Visual & Performing Arts
NBOE School Principals and Administrators
NBOE Teachers & Families

This Livestream will take place on Wed, Jun 9 @ 10AM

The goal of the R.A.M.P. program (Recorder Arts for Musical Pathways) is to partner with school districts to teach every third and fourth grader how to read music and to further music education through the recorder.

2023-2024 R.A.M.P. Program Registration


    Please fill out the form completely. Should you have questions please email Angela Peletier at Apeletier@njpac.org
  • Name:
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  • Supplies

  • A. 1 – Least Confident (Which hand goes on top again?) B. 3 – I can play through the basic recorder songs with a little practice C. 5 – Very Confident (I’ve got a range larger than an octave!)
  • All 3rd graders will be provided a recorder
  • Please note: 4th graders should use recorders from the previous year unless they are new to the program.

r.a.m.p reminders

  • October 1, 2023– RAMP program application due
  • October 11, 2023 – Professional Development #1 at NJPAC   8:30AM-3:00PM
  • November 2023 – January 2024 – RAMP Site Visits
  • January 23, 2024– Professional Development #2 at NJPAC 8:30AM-3:00PM
  • February 2024- May 2024 –  RAMP Site Visits
  • June 5, 2024 – Recorder Arts for Musical Pathways End of Year Concert at NJPAC

Sponsored by

Additional support for NJPAC Professional Development is provided by The Provident Bank Foundation

Major support is provided by BD, Stewart and Judy Colton, Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, Mars Wrigley, Merck Foundation, Panasonic Foundation, Inc., Prudential Foundation, PSEG Foundation, Steven and Beverly Rubenstein Charitable Foundation, the John Strangfeld and Mary Kay Strangfeld Foundation, Victoria Foundation, Wells Fargo, Women@NJPAC, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and Discover Jersey Arts

Generous annual support for NJPAC Arts Education is provided by Atlantic Tomorrow’s Office, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., Jennifer A. Chalsty, Mimi and Edwin Feliciano, Don Katz and Leslie Larson, McCrane Foundation, Inc., care of Margrit McCrane, The MCJ Amelior Foundation, NJ Advance Media, NJM Insurance Group, Richmond County Savings Foundation, David and Marian Rocker, Santander Bank, TD Charitable Foundation, Turrell Fund, John and Suzanne Willian, and an anonymous donor