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Sounds of Music Will Be Heard at Rutgers University in Newark During Winter/Spring Concert Series

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(Newark, N.J., Jan. 6, 2009) — You don’t have to cross the Hudson River to hear great classical music, jazz or a choral concert. Rutgers University in Newark has announced its spring 2009 concert schedule. All concerts and talks are open to the public free of charge except where indicated.

All programs, dates and locations are subject to change; for updated information and additional events, visit www.newark.rutgers.edu/arts.  John Cotton Dana Library, Paul Robeson Campus Center and Bradley Hall are wheelchair-accessible.

 

2009 CONCERTS AT THE DANA ROOM, JOHN COTTON DANA LIBRARY, 185 UNIVERSITY AVE. , NEWARK, 973/353-5222

 

JAZZ PIANO: FOUR GENERATIONS

All concerts from 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Feb. 4:                        Geri Allen

March 11:      Brandon McCune

 

CONCERTS AT DANA

Feb. 11, 2:30 p.m.- 4 p.m., Rutgers Prof. Lewis Porter and NJIT Prof. David Rothenberg, jazz and electronics

March 25, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Pianist Hilary Demski, performing music by Rutgers Prof. Henry Martin

April 8, 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m., Rutgers Prof. Lewis Porter and Berklee College Prof. Marc Rossi, jazz keyboard duets 

 

2009 CONCERTS IN THE ROBESON GALLERY, PAUL ROBESON CAMPUS CENTER

April 1, 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m., Elizabeth Miller and friends perform Felix Mendelssohn’s Octet for strings (2009 is the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth.)

 

2009 CONCERTS AT BRADLEY HALL, 110 WARREN STREET, NEWARK

 

1st floor lobby

May 4, 11:30 a.m., Rutgers University Chorus Spring Choral Concert. John Floreen, conducto; information: 973/353-5194

 

2009 CONCERTS IN THE CITY OF NEWARK AND ESSEX COUNTY

 

Rutgers University Chorus Holiday Choral Concerts.  John Floreen, conductor

$10 general admission, $5 students and seniors, $25 preferred seating

May 3, 4 p.m., Prospect Presbyterian Church, 646 Prospect St., Maplewood

May 17, 3 p.m., St. Mary’s R. C. Church, 528 Dr. M. L. King Blvd., Newark

May 19, 8 p.m., St. Rose of Lima R. C. Church, 50 Short Hills Ave., Short Hills

 

GETTING TO RUTGERS UNIVERSITY IN NEWARK

 

BY MASS TRANSIT: Rutgers-Newark can be reached by New Jersey Transit buses and trains, the PATH train and Amtrak from New York City, and by the Newark Light Rail, Washington Street Station or Broad Street Station.

 

BY CAR: Rutgers-Newark can be reached by the Garden State Parkway, New Jersey Turnpike, Routes 95, 21, 78, and 280, and the Lincoln and Holland tunnels. Metered parking is available on University Avenue. Other parking: Rutgers-Newark’s parking garage (200 University Ave.) or the Bradley Hall Lot. Printable  maps and driving directions at: www.newark.rutgers.edu/maps/index.php

Media Contact: Carla Capizzi
973/353-5262
E-mail: capizzi@rutgers.edu

Author: 
Carla Capizzi