• Mr. Yingling- Crockett Middle School Strings

    Email: zyingling@htsdnj.org

    Welcome to the 2023-2024 School Year!

    I am very excited about beginning the new school year with all of you! Please have your instrument ready to go and come with a positive attitude! 

    All students are expected to participate and perform in all scheduled performances. Please see the Orchestra Handbook (provided on the first day of school) for important dates and a brief curriculum overview. 

    Grading Scale- 50% Summative Grades, 40% Formative, 10% Individual Practice. 

    Summative grades will include more difficult playing examples, daily class participation, and performing in the concert. Formative grades will include scales, exercises, etc. Individual practice grades will be based on proper technique, posture, etc. 

    Important Concert Dates:

    Winter Concert: Thursday, December 21st @6:30PM

    Spring Concert: Thursday, May 9 @6:30PM

    Instrument Rental Companies:


    Music and Arts

    Russo Music

    Attention Parents/Guardians:

    Please visit your child's Powerschool Portal to view all upcoming due dates for assessments, projects and homework


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