NJ Conservatory presents 'Something Old Something New'

| 28 Mar 2012 | 03:11

    WHARTON — The NJ Conservatory will present a most unusual concert titled 'Something Old Something New' performed by choirs, organ, brass and percussion presented polyphonically. The concert is on Sunday, April 1 at 4 p.m, at St. Mary’s Church on South Main Street in Wharton. Something Old is music by Byrd, Gabrielli, Schutz and Susato from the 16th century. Something New is music by Copland, Peters, Gigout and Rutter from the 20th century. Edwin Foster will conduct the Conservatory’s Chamber Choir and Symphonic Chorus featuring soloists C. Paige Porter, Soprano; Andrea Birch, Mezzo; Rider Foster, Tenor; and Gordon O’Gorman, Bass. They will be accompanied by Jennifer Myoung, featured on organ with brass and percussion musicians from orchestras in New York and New Jersey. This rare event will have a general admission price of $20, and a 30 percent student discount. Call Conservatory at 973-402-2004 for information and tickets. For 25 years NJ Conservatory has offered opportunities to make music vocally and instrumentally throughout northern New Jersey. The Conservatory offers adult (Symphonic Chorus and Chamber Choir) and youth (Junior, Intermediate and Advanced Choruses, Boonton and Sparta Divisions); a Preparatory Division that offers lessons in voice, piano, organ, brass, and wind instruments. The Conservatory’s adult and youth choruses present concerts, with their orchestra, throughout the year in Morris and Sussex Counties. Their preparatory division students present recitals twice a year. Callthe NJ Conservatory at 973-402-2004 for information.