Music

Music

Ayako Morino, piano

Music@OneAyako Morino, piano
Wednesday, September 26
Ingalls Recital Hall
FREE

Born in Kyoto, Japan, Ayako Morino received BA in Music at New Jersey City University and MM in Piano Performance at Manhattan School of Music. A multiple prize winner for the First Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition in 1997, she has performed extensively both as a soloist and a collaborative pianist in Japan, Mexico and in the U.S.


Jerry Bryant, trumpet

Music@One: Jerry Bryant, trumpet
Wednesday, October 17
Ingalls Recital Hall
FREE

Jerry Bryant is a member of the New York City Opera Orchestra, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, and Principal Trumpet of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and the Glimmerglass Opera Festival. He played in the United States Navy Band for seven years, has performed with The National Symphony and The Metropolitan Opera, and on Broadway in Wicked and Beauty and the Beast. He holds a Masters of Music from The Catholic University of America and a Bachelor of Music from Florida State University.


Next to Normal musical

Next to Normal
Friday – Saturday, October 19, 20, 26, and 27, at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 21 and 28, at 3:00 p.m.
West Side Theatre

$15 general / $5 students and seniors

This contemporary musical – winner of three Tony Awards and a 2010 Pulitzer Prize – explores how one suburban household copes with crisis. With provocative lyrics and electrifying original songs, Next to Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of this struggling American family, presenting their story with love, sympathy, and heart. Directed by Marc G. Dalio and performed by NJCU musical theatre students

Next to Normal is intended for mature audiences. 


Gothic Halloween Spooktacular

Gothic Halloween Spooktacular 
Wednesday, October 31, at 7:00 p.m. 
Rossey Hall, Room 105

FREE with RSVP

Celebrate Halloween with NJCU’s Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion program! Get into the Halloween spirit with a spooky concert of classical and popular music, a costume contest for all ages, and holiday treats.


Gabriel Alegria

NJCU Jazz Ensemble
Dr. Gabriel Alegría, Artistic Director

Guest Artist: John Benitez, bass
Thursday, November 1, at 7:30 p.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre

FREE with RSVP

One of most recorded and celebrated bassists in contemporary Latin jazz takes the stage with NJCU's resident student jazz orchestra. An evening of hot Latin sounds, inspiration and fiery rhythm honoring Latin America's rich contributions to jazz music.


NJCU Fall Choral Concert

NJCU Fall Choral Concert
Robert Prowse, D.M.A., Director
Sunday, November 18, at 3:00 p.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre

FREE with RSVP

The NJCU Concert Chorale and Chamber Singers present a selection of music by Leonard Bernstein, Rene Clausen, Giovanni Palestrina, and others.


NJCU Symphony of Winds & Percussion

NJCU Symphony of Winds & Percussion: Images & Dreams
Patrick Burns, Director
Tuesday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre

FREE with RSVP

The 60 musicians of the NJCU Symphony of Winds & Percussion play a program of new and traditional music, featuring the US premiere of Puigsoliu (1957) by Catalan composer Joaquim Serra. Additional performances in the community:

Friday, October 12, at 7:30 p.m.
West Side Presbyterian Church
6 Monroe Street, Ridgewood, NJ
Tickets:  $20 Adults / $15 Seniors / $7 Students

Tuesday, November 13, at 7:30 p.m.
Arthur F. Couch Performing Arts Center at Secaucus High School
11 Millridge Road, Secaucus, NJ
FREE


Music@One: New Thread Quartet

Music@One: New Thread Quartet
Wednesday, November 21 at 1:00 p.m.
Ingalls Recital Hall
FREE

The adventurous New Thread Quartet presents a kaleidoscope of contemporary chamber music for four saxophones. These unique compositions, all created in the past six years, range in inspiration from post-World War II jazz in Europe to sunsets in New Mexico.


Musical Theatre Workshop

Disney on Broadway
Friday – Saturday, December 14 and 15, at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 16, at 3:00 p.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre

$15 general / $5 students and seniors

NJCU’s Musical Theatre Workshop presents Disney on Broadway, featuring the biggest musical moments from The Lion King, Aladdin, Newsies, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast, and many more, sung and danced with a live orchestra.


Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel
Kimun Kim, Director
Dr. Ohsung Bryan Kwon, Music Director
Lou Kosma, Conductor
Thursday – Saturday, November 29 – December 1, at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 2, at 3:00 p.m.
West Side Theatre

$15 general / $5 students and seniors

NJCU’s Opera Workshop presents Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, based on the beloved Grimm’s fairy tale.


NJCU Orchestra

NJCU Orchestra Concert
Lou Kosma, Conductor
Sunday, December 9, at 3:00 p.m.
Margaret Williams Theatre

FREE with RSVP

An afternoon of classical music that includes Antonin Dvorak’s Serenade in D Minor, and other selections.

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