Wednesday, October 5th, 8:00 pm
Presented by Drew University
Ensemble Chaconne enthralls audiences with dramatic period-instrument performances of music from Renaissance and Baroque Europe. Repertoire ranges from well-known masterpieces to recently discovered works. Peter H. Bloom (renaissance and baroque flutes), Carol Lewis (viola da gamba), and Olav Chris Henriksen (lute, theorbo and early guitar) bring exhilaration and theatrical intensity to an intimate chamber setting. Ensemble Chaconne will be performing in coordination with Drew’s First Folio presentation.
Free to Drew Students
$10 to college students from other institutions with ID
$20 to the general public
Wednesday, October 12th, 7:00 pm
Jim Wallis of Sojourners
Presented by Drew University’s Theological School
Jim Wallis is a New York Times bestselling author, public theologian, speaker, and international commentator on ethics and public life. He recently served on the White House Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and was former vice chair of and currently serves on the Global Agenda Council on Values of the World Economic Forum.
Friday, October 14th, 7:30 pm
Presented by Carlos Cuestas, Guitar, and Jenny Cline, Flute
Jenny Cline and Carlos Cuestas formed their flute/guitar duo in 2012 and have rapidly developed an eclectic and engaging repertoire of music from three continents and seven centuries. They have performed together up and down the East Coast, and have been invited to perform at the National Flute Association convention in San Diego, CA in August, 2016. The duo’s first CD,Facets, will be released in the fall of 2016.
Sunday, October 30th, 3:00 pm
Presented by Huaxia Chorus of New Jersey
Established in 1996, Huaxia Chinese Chorus (HXC) aims to bring people together and enrich our lives by sharing Chinese folk songs as well as songs from all over the world. The ultimate goal of HXC is to promote an understanding of Chinese culture through our singing and performances. HXC is a nonprofit, nonpolitical, nonreligious cultural organization.
Sunday, November 6th, 3:00 pm
Presented by the Morris Music Men
The Concert Hall at Drew, will ring with the exciting sound of 4-part barbershop harmony. ‘Chordially Yours!’ will feature the Morris Music Men, Morris County’s premiere barbershop chorus. Under the dynamic direction of Drew graduate Nate Barrett, the chorus has doubled in size over the past two years and has added a number of exciting new tunes to its already audience-pleasing repertoire. Also appearing will be popular North Jersey seniors quartet The Four Old Parts.
Tickets are $20 ($17 for seniors 62+ and students) and are available in advance or at the door.
For tickets and more information about the show and chorus, call 973.267.7522.
Sunday, November 13th, 3:00 pm
Presented by Discovery Orchestra
What were you doing at age 16? Mendelssohn was composing his brilliant Octet for Strings. The American String Quartet will join forces with the Aeolus Quartet and Maestro Maull as they explore Movement I of this powerful work.Discovery Concerts are educational, interactive and entertaining, and are hosted by Artistic Director George Marriner Maull.
Tickets: $40; Seniors/Students/Groups of 10+: $30
To purchase a ticket, please call the Orchestra office at 908.226.7300, x10.