Culture in brief: Ed Alstrom, Yankee organist, debuts new work

Composer Ed Alstrom will debut a new work, “Purple Dusk at the Margins — an Uncommon Ordinary,” on Sunday, June 24.

‘OkTENberfest’ marks 10 years at the Wellmont Theater

The Wellmont Theater re-opened as a live venue after years as a movie theater on Oct. 27, 2008. On Oct. 27, 2018 the theater will celebrate OkTENberfest.

Montclair Music Club’s classical music: intimate and rare

Since 1901, Montclair Music Club features mostly amateur musicians who also play at a professional level. "Meetings," or concerts, are held monthly.
Community Band

Montclair Community Band celebrates the ‘End of Winter’

By Gwen Orel orel@montclairlocal.newsBarbara Rudy was there when the Montclair Community Band began 35 years ago. Not too many of the original bandmates still play, but the ethos of the band remains the same: a...

The brain makes beautiful music: Lois Svard will speak at the Taubman Piano Festival...

Taubman Piano Festival Friday-Sunday, June 23-25 Cali School of Music“Neuroscience and Piano Performance” Dr. Lois Svard Friday, June 23, 1-2:15 p.m., G-55 Montclair State University 1 Normal Artistic Director David Witten, or 973-652-4217By GWEN...

A swinging encyclopedia: Barbara Kukla talks Newark jazz, at Montclair Public Library

Reading and signing “The Encyclopedia of Newark Jazz”Sunday, Oct. 15, 3 p.m.Music by the Charlie Jones Trio, featuring Charlie Jones (guitar), G. Earl Sauls (bass), Bruce Tyler (drums) and Denise Hamilton (vocals)Montclair Public Library,...

A Feast for the Ears: Sound on Sound brings world-class studio to Montclair

New recording facility Sound on Sound Studios aims to add world-class recording capability to the arts community in Montclair.

Culture in brief: Montclair Orchestra announces second season

Following a successful first season, Montclair Orchestra announces its second season of five concerts.
Light of Day Winterfest

Photos: Light of Day Winterfest at Outpost in the Burbs

Rockers came together to perform in a round robin style to benefit the Light of Day Foundation, at Outpost in the Burbs, on Friday, Jan. 11.

Taubman Festival highlights young players using her technique

In the Taubman Festival 2019 at Montclair State University, 22 players under the age of 14 will perform, using Dorothy Taubman's body-healthy technique..