Monday, August 24, 2020

 NJSO at Home with Jeff Scott & Concert Openers

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Bringing you the best NJSO content to enjoy from the comfort of your living room. 

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Broadcast & Chat

WHEN: August 25 at 7:30 pm
WHEREon Facebook and YouTube. 

Next Tuesday, join Assistant Concertmaster David Southorn, Principal Timpani Gregory LaRosa and host Patrick Chamberlain on Facebook for a conversation about their lives as professional musicians and a variety of concert-opening works the NJSO has performed. Then, listen to concert audio while chatting with the musicians and Chamberlain in the Facebook comments!

Check out last week’s Broadcast & Chat about Respighi’s Fountains of Rome and Pines of Rome on Facebook and YouTube. 

screenshot of Ming Yang and essential worker during lesson

Restoring Through Music: Free Lessons for Essential Workers

Through an NJSO and Hackensack Meridian Health pilot partnership program, Michele Malit, DO, colorectal surgeon of Bayshore Medical Center, and Joanne Bowlby, lab technician of Ocean Medical Center, are among the hardworking New Jersey essential workers and their immediate family members who are enjoying free virtual lessons.

Through this partnership, NJSO professional musicians connect weekly with individual participants for customized, one-on-one instructional experiences, reviewing basic techniques and playing music together. See a glimpse into Malit and Bowlby’s lessons with NJSO violinists Ming Yang and Alexandra Neglia.

screengrab of virtual chat between Jeff Scott and Bart Feller

Jeff Scott’s ‘Of Good and Evil’ with Bart Feller

Composer Jeff Scott shares the inspiration behind his work “Of Good and Evil” in a conversation with NJSO Principal Flute Bart Feller, who performs the piece with pianist Allison Franzetti.