Sunday, March 11, 2012


A nine-part concert series performed by Steven Masi and presented over three seasons (three concerts per season) from 2011 to 2014.
Presented in Collaboration with Forte Piano of Paramus and the Puffin Foundation

WHEN:  Sunday, March 18, 2 PM (*NOTE: This concert was originally the first in the series, to be presented on October 30, 2011, but it was postponed because of inclement weather.)
Kaplen JCC on the Palisades’ Eric Brown Theater, 411 East Clinton Avenue, Tenafly
TICKETS: $10 per ticket ($8 per ticket for JCC members).
To purchase tickets, please call 201.408.1465 or e-mail For more information, please visit


  • Beethoven’s Sonata No. 15 in D Major, Op. 28, “Pastoral”
  • Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 13, “Pathétique”
  • Sonata No. 25 in G Major, Op.79
  • Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op.101

Masi Professional Pix 2011 004 compressedSteven Masi has performed as a soloist with orchestras in both the United States and abroad, including the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, American Symphony Orchestra, New Symphony of London, and the Southwest German Radio Orchestra. He was a first prize winner in the Atlanta Symphony Competition, and a prize winner in the WQXR and Busoni competitions. Concert tours have taken him throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. (Photo: Seth Litroff)

“We are privileged to have Steven Masi as part of our outstanding piano faculty,” said Dorothy Kaplan Roffman, founding director of the Music School. “We look forward to continuing this great series on March 18 with the beautiful music of Beethoven played by Steven. We are also grateful to Forte Piano and the Puffin Foundation for their support.”

About the JCC Thurnauer School of Music
The JCC Thurnauer School of Music, New Jersey's leading community music school, has been designated a Major Arts Institution by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Open to everyone with a desire to learn music, it offers a comprehensive program of private lessons for students of all ages on every instrument and voice, plus musicianship classes and orchestral, choral, jazz, and chamber ensembles. Concert and master class artists have included Glenn Dicterow, Pinchas Zukerman, Wynton Marsalis, Joshua Bell, Yefim Bronfman, Paquito D'Rivera, Mark O'Connor, and Alan Gilbert and musicians from the New York Philharmonic. Recipient of a special award for "excellence and high standards" from The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the JCC Thurnauer School of Music is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education. It is an integral part of the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, a non-profit organization serving more than 20,000 people annually from Bergen County and beyond.