Monday, December 12, 2016

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY WITH A FREE FAMILY CONCERT

Photo 3 – Concert Announcement

WHEN: Sunday, December 18, 2016 at 3:00 pm
WHERE: New Providence High School, 35 Pioneer Drive, New Providence
ADMISSION: Free

Concertgoers will enjoy a variety of selections that celebrate traditions of the season, including popular works like Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride” and the “Santa Claus: Christmas Symphony,” composed by William Henry Fry in 1853.  Talented young violinist, Sea Yoon, will be the featured soloist on Pablo de Sarasate’s “Zigeunerweisen” (which translates to “Gypsy Airs”). 

Photo 2 – Kids get to try out instruments at the “Instrument Petting Zoo”Children especially will enjoy this interactive concert which includes audience participation on select holiday favorites.  Following the concert, members of the orchestra will host their always-popular “Instrument Petting Zoo,” where kids will have the opportunity to try out a variety of orchestral instruments.  Bring the family to celebrate the holiday season with music and fun with NJIO! 

Photo 1 – NJIO’s annual holiday concert is always a festive event for the family

NJIO is committed to ensuring that its programs and concerts are accessible to all.  For more information regarding the concert or to inquire about patron services, please contact Mary Beth Sweet at (908) 603-7691, info@njio.org, or visit NJIO’s website http://njio.org or Facebook page.