Thursday, March 15, 2018

FREE COLLABORATIVE CONCERT IN FLEMINGTON TO CELEBRATE MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER: NOW APRIL 10

Music in Our Schools Month Concert

WHEN: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 7:00pm (originally scheduled for March 20th, but postponed due to weather). Doors will open 6:00pm  Before the concert, student and adult small groups will perform in the lobby of the gymnasium.  At 7:00pm, the concert will commence with an official welcome by the school principal. The performance is anticipated to be no more than one hour in length
WHERE:
RFIS gymnasium located at 50 Court Street in Flemington
ADMISSION: free with open seating, and all members of the community are welcome!

The Reading-Fleming Intermediate School (RFIS) PTO, in coordination with the RFIS Music Department, will host a free concert featuring the Hunterdon Harmonizers, Whitehouse Wind Symphony and Flemington-Raritan School District K-8 Student Choir. The month of March is recognized nationally as Music in Our Schools Month. This will mark the fifth time that the PTO has presented this concert.

“We are excited to host a very special night of music performed by a variety of talented local musicians in Hunterdon County including our very own Flemington-Raritan School District K-8 Student Choir” said Mr. Anthony DeMarco, Principal at RFIS. “Flemington-Raritan students and families, as well as members of the entire community, are invited to join us for this special free concert filled with music and song.  The event is sure to be exciting as students from across the school district join together with the Harmonizers and Wind Symphony for this special concert!”

After performance by the Hunterdon Harmonizers, the Flemington-Raritan K-8 District Chorus and the Whitehouse Wind Symphony, young concertgoers will have the opportunity to meet with singers and band members, and learn more about how music is made!

The RFIS PTO, RFIS Administrators and RFIS Music teachers look forward to welcoming the community at the Intermediate School!  RFIS is a Title 1 School within the Flemington-Raritan School District and the PTO is a fully recognized non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization.  Donations to the RFIS PTO are tax deductible.

For more information on the PTO, please CLICK HERE

The Harmonizers are an all-male a cappella singing group, located in Flemington. Performing together since 1984, they are a favorite among locals. The Harmonizers are dedicated to promoting and preserving this truly American art form known as barbershop harmony. For more information, please visit njharmonizers.org or facebook.com/HarmonizersNJ.

The Whitehouse Wind Symphony was founded by conductor emeritus Casey Bork in 1996.  Since its founding, the band has grown rapidly, attracting experienced musicians as regular members from all over New Jersey, as well as New York City and eastern Pennsylvania; it is now comprised of approximately 50 amateur and professional musicians who perform together regularly to enthusiastic audiences throughout central and northern New Jersey.   For more information, please visit whitehousewindsymphony.org or facebook.com/WhitehouseWind.

Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through funds administered by the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission.