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VIDEO: Montclair Orchestra’s ‘A Shakespeare Evening’

Giuseppe Verdi's "Macbeth" Prelude and Ballet Music performed at "A Shakespeare Evening," the opening concert for Montclair Orchestra’s second season presents four pieces of music inspired by Shakespeare plays, performed by a 70-piece orchestra,...

Avanti the Montclair Orchestra: A full season begins this October

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIn October, the Montclair Orchestra will hold its first concert.The group was formed last spring by Andre Weker of Montclair, the new group’s president, with David Chan, of Closter, its conductor.Ticket sales...
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Classical music review: A golden sunset in ‘Simplicity’

In "A Second Simplicity," Ember Ensemble sang a varied selection of songs that dealt with aging, memory, and love that endures over time.
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Phi Mu Alpha at MSU plans benefit

The Phi Mu Alhpa Fraternity presents a benefit concert for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Friday, April 20.
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Classical Music Review: Something new in ‘A Shakespeare Evening’ from Montclair Orchestra

Montclair Orchestra's "A Shakespeare Evening" succeeded richly — the non-verbal eloquence of the music poured into the verbal Shakespeare, and back again.

Classical music review: Montclair orchestra makes exuberant debut

In its inaugural concert, "Operatic Connections," the Montclair Orchestra started off their first year with an exciting concert.
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Culture in brief: Dorothy Taubman piano festival June 28-30

The eighth annual Taubman piano festival will take place June 28-30 at Montclair State University, featuring recitals by Mika Sasaki and Tiffany Poon.
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Students add to the colorful sounds of Montclair Orchestra

Students play with seasoned professionals in the Montclair Orchestra.

Life during Peacetime: Ember Ensemble honors veterans

On Veteran’s Day, Ember presents a concert about the end of war, titled “Thriving Through the Years: Wisdom from the Foxhole.”

Playing music, giving back, for Montclair

Dr. Kenneth Bannerman will perform in a memorial "Concert for Eric" at Congregation Shomrei Emunah on Sunday.