Wednesday, September 16, 2015


NJIO Brochure for download as PDFOPEN HOUSE REHEARSALS

WHEN: September 17 and 24

  • Prelude, an ensemble intended for beginning strings, rehearses 4:30-5:30 PM
  • Intermezzo, an intermediate-level group that recently expanded to a full symphony orchestra (strings, winds, brass, and percussion), rehearses from 5:45-7 PM
  • Symphony, the more advanced symphony orchestra, rehearses from 7:15-9:30 PM

WHERE: NJYS Music Center, 570 Central Ave, New Providence Map to NJIO

New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) is excited to welcome newcomers to its 22nd season. Whether you are a musician looking for an excellent non-competitive orchestra to join or an avid classical music lover seeking free concerts, NJIO invites you to learn more about this organization based in New Providence. 

Musicians of all ages and abilities are welcome to join one or all of our orchestras during these rehearsals. It’s the start of a new concert period and the music is new to everyone. Come get the feel of the orchestra and see why the musicians love being a part of the NJIO family! Light refreshments will be provided. 

Contact us so that we have the music waiting for you!

Mark it on your calendar: NJIO’s first concert of the season is Sunday, November 15th at 3pm.  Symphony, conducted by Artistic Director Warren Cohen, will play works by Beethoven, Kallinikov, and Lalo.  The orchestra will accompany cellist Heechan Ku, the second-place winner of NJIO’s annual Young Artist Concerto Competition, on the Lalo Cello Concerto.



Contact Administrator Mary Beth Sweet at 908-603-7691 or if you are interested in becoming a member or obtaining more information about the organization.  You can also visit our website at or like New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra on Facebook.

New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra, now in its 22nd season, has been recognized as a national leader in intergenerational excellence through its unique approach to teaching musical performance and as a model for intergenerational orchestras across the country.  Not only do the intergenerational members play together, but they also mentor each other.  In addition to providing free concerts and outreach to the community, NJIO has been invited to perform at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. and at the United Nations, and was a finalist for the Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence.  NJIO welcomes new members of all ages and abilities each concert period to one of its several orchestras - no auditions needed!