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Meet the Strings featuring the NJYS String Quartet
Sunday, December 6 @ 3 PM
Wharton Arts Theater
60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights
Meet the Orchestra, a fun, informative and interactive series where children and adults explore the instrument families of the orchestra, features members of the New Jersey Youth Symphony and includes a musical petting zoo where the members of the audience are given the chance to play each instrument.
The New Jersey Youth Symphony string quartet, made up of violinist Emily Wang of Scotch Plains, an 11th grader at Union County Magnet High School; violinist Emily Kwon of Warren, a senior at The Pingry School; violist Aidan Garrison of Sparta, an 11th grader at Evergreen Academy; and cellist Iris Peng of Livingston, a senior at Livingston High School, is led by NJYS Conductor and PAS Instructor Michelle Hatcher on this melodic journey.
The string quartet will perform two movements of Dvořák’s String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96 American as well as other selections guaranteed to delight the audience.
The New Jersey Youth Symphony is the orchestral and ensemble affiliate of the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts. New Jersey Youth Symphony features fourteen ensembles, available by audition for students in grades 3 – 12, and its premiere ensemble, Youth Symphony, has appeared in such internationally renowned concert halls as Carnegie Hall in New York City and Musikverein in Vienna. The mission of the New Jersey Youth Symphony is to provide the highest quality performing arts education to a wide range of students in a supportive and inclusive environment, where striving for personal excellence inspires and connects those we teach to the communities we serve.
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