Saturday, March 25, 7:30 PM
Festival of Music 3
Presented by the Seeing Eye and The Beacon Hill Musicians
Festival of Music 3 will lead off with an appearance by Marty Eigen’s new quartet Amani, which means “peace” in Swahili. The group was formed to share the concept of peace through music, performing for people of all ages, races, and religious affiliations. The core group includes veteran musicians Marty Eigen on saxophone and flute, Fred Fischer on keyboards, vocalist Stephen Fuller and guitarist Flip Peters.
Returning to the concert stage will be Rio Clemente (“The Bishop of Jazz”), Carrie Jackson (“The Divine Jazz Diva”), Rob Paparozzi (lead singer with The Blues Brothers Band and Blood Sweat and Tears), Gene Perla (formerly with Sonny Rollins, Sara Vaughan and Nina Simone) and Gordon Lane (formerly with Percy Sledge, Joe Tex and ZZ Hill). The show will again be hosted by Marty Eigen, leader of the Beacon Hill Jazz Band.
For those wishing to make a donation in lieu of a ticket purchase:
–Donate by check. Make your check out to The Seeing Eye, and mail to The Seeing Eye, Inc., PO Box 375, Morristown, NJ 07963-0375. Write “Festival of Music 3″ on the memo line of your check.
Donate online: a) go to The Seeing Eye website (www.seeingeye.org ); b) on the home page, upper right, click on “Donate”; c) under “Design your Gift” click on a preselected amount or enter an amount; d) click on the button for “Today’s Gift” under Gift Type; e) click “yes” under Tribute Gifts, select “in honor of” from the drop down menu, then type in “Festival of Music 3″ in the box for Honoree Name; f) in the message body enter your name for an individual donation or your company’s name if you are placing an ad; g) complete the notification, billing and credit card information, then Submit.
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Sunday, March 26, 4:00 PM
NJ Flute Choir Day
Presented by Drew University Music Department
Directed by: L. Elise Carter
Associate Director: Dr. Virginia Schulze-Johnson
Auditions Coordinator: Patricia Lazzara
Coached by: Members of UpTown Flutes and Guests
Friday, March 31, 8:00 PM
Presented by the Kinnara Ensemble
Friday, April 7, 8:00 PM
Presented by Drew University
Mick Moloney combines the careers of folklorist, musicologist, arts presenter and advocate, professional musician, and professor of music and Irish studies. In 1999 he was awarded the National Heritage Award from the National Endowment for the Arts — the highest official honor a traditional artist can receive in the United States. Mick received the Presidential Distinguished Service Award from the President of Ireland in November of 2013.
Ticket Information to Come
Saturday, April 8, 8:00 PM
Presented by 36 Madison Ave, Drew’s all-male acapella group
Performances by 36 Madison Avenue, All of the Above, and On a Different Note in the first a cappella concert of the year!
Free to the public
Wednesday, April 26, 8:00 PM
Bang on A Can Performance of Steel Hammer
Presented by Drew University, sponsored by the Mellon Grant for the Arts
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Sunday, April 30, 3:00 PM
Are you Hungary? Discover Brahms!
Presented by Discovery Orchestra
The Philharmonic Orchestra of New Jersey performed Brahms
Hungarian Dance No. 6 at our debut concert during our inaugural
Renamed The Discovery Orchestra in 2006, we invite you to come celebrate our 30th Anniversary with 45 members of the Orchestra and Maestro Maull, and find out why Brahms found the music of Hungary so utterly irresistible! Discovery Concerts are educational, interactive and entertaining, and are hosted by Artistic Director George Marriner Maull. Appropriate for ages 10 and up.
Tickets: $40; Seniors/Students/Groups of 10+: $30
To purchase a ticket, please call the Orchestra office at 908-226-7300, x10.
Sunday, May 7, 3:00 PM
Stars of Tomorrow
Presented by Central Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Franek – Piano Concerto No. 1
John Franek, composer and pianist
Mozart – Concerto for Flute
NJ Flute Society Concerto Winner TBD
Bruch – Symphony No. 1
General Admission Tickets: $25 (Adult), $20 (Seniors), $15 (Students)
Available online or at the door
Sunday, May 21, 3:00 PM
Battle of the Titans!
Presented by NJ Festival Orchestra
TCHAIKOVSKY Variations on a Rococo Theme
Sophia Bacelar Cello
MAHLER Symphony No.1 “Titan”
Dazzling bravura meets epic instrumentation. Special guest virtuoso Sophia Bacelar performs Tchaikovsky’s cheerful and immensely demanding cello showpiece. With its innovative harmonies, technically challenging orchestration, and spellbinding emotional range, Mahler’s monumental Symphony No. 1 then brings the 2016-2017 season to an inspiring and soul-stirring conclusion.
TICKETS $76 | $60 | $48 | $28 Call 908.232.9400
Under 18 $15 with purchase of adult ticket, College students with ID $20
Saturday, June 3, 4:00 PM
Music Rainbow IX – Music From China Youth Orchestra annual concert
Presented by Music from China
Wang Guowei conducts some of the orchestra’s favorite repertoire pieces and the premiere of his new arrangements Everlasting Affection (inspired by Yi ethnic minority music) and theme song from the popular Chinese TV drama Story of Mi Yue.
Tickets: $10 suggested donation Available at the door
Sunday, June 4, 6:30 PM
Hwa-Yin Annual Concert
Presented by Hwa-Yin Youth Chorale
No ticket information at this time
Saturday, June 10, 6:00 PM
Dreamality Inc. Annual Fundraiser Recital
Presented by Dreamality Inc.