Music for Graduates Everywhere!
As a tribute to graduates everywhere who will not be experiencing live ceremonies, we give you this virtual rendition of the classic "Pomp and Circumstance" for this graduation season! These incredible and hardworking graduates, who will persevere through these extraordinary times, will make our remarkable leaders of tomorrow, creating safety and prosperity for generations to come. Whether completing senior year of high school, college, or advanced university degree programs, we salute you, and congratulate you on your achievements.
The Montclair Orchestra is a unique training orchestra that offers fellowship playing opportunities to students at some of the most recognizable music schools in the world, including The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, Mannes School of Music, Cali School of Music, and Mason-Gross School for the Arts. Playing alongside the Student Fellows are Professional Mentors, including some of the world’s best orchestral musicians. Members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra of St Luke’s, and other NYC-area ensembles provide an unforgettable experience for both musicians and audience.
As the COVID-19 lockdown continues, The Montclair Orchestra is asking supporters to consider making a contribution to their 50/50 Relief Appeal, meaning that 50% of the contributions will go directly towards relief for professional musicians, and the balance will help The Montclair Orchestra with preparing for their future season when the music can sound again.
Donations can be given online at montclairorchestra.org, or by calling (973) 435-2906.
In light of the cancelations of performances throughout the world, The Montclair Orchestra will continue to release FREE video content from concert archives from the last three years on social media feeds YouTube, Facebook, Instagram) every Wednesday at 2pm ET. Be sure to follow us to be notified directly!
David Chan, Conductor (Location: Closter, NJ)
Quan Yuan, Violin Metropolitan Opera (Location: New York, NY)