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Montclair Make Music Day catches fire

Montclair Make Music Day(s), Friday June 21 and Saturday June 22, will have more than 100 performers in about 40 venues this year.

Jazz: Matt Slocum and the rhythmic melody

Montclair drummer Matt Slocum has released his fifth album, "Sanctuary." Many of the tunes are inspired by the places he grew up.

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.

Classical music review: exuberant ‘French Connection’ for Montclair Orchestra

Montclair Orchestra's second season closing concert, "French Connection," was exuberant and deeply felt. Some of proceeds went to rebuild Notre Dame.

Montclair Orchestra, FIAF, raise money for Notre-Dame

FIAF Montclair and Montclair Orchestra are both donating money to help rebuild Notre-Dame after the fire on Monday, April 15.

Culture in brief: Classical concerts next weekend

Montclair Orchestra and the Oratorio Society of New Jersey will both hold their spring concerts next weekend, April 27 and 28.

Culture in brief: OSNJ to perform Jenkins’ ‘Stabat Mater’

“Stabat Mater,” a 13th century hymn set by Karl Jenkins, is the centerpiece of the annual spring concert by OSNJ on Saturday, April 27.

Heart and soul music from Stacia Thiel

Montclair singer-songwriter Stacia Thiel, who is also a licensed clinician, will perform at "Empower," a benefit for SAVE of Essex County, on April 14.

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.

Culture in brief: Third grade recorder player contest

Montclair Early Music, along with the American Recorder Association, is sponsoring a contest open to all recorder players who attend third grade in Essex County schools.