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Shanghai Quartet Master Class

Sunday, January 14 | 4:30-6:00 PM
570 Central Avenue in New Providence
FREE and Open to the Public
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Three ensembles from the NJYS Chamber Music Program will perform for the master class. Clare Nowik, violin; Ella Chang, violin; and Alexander Moon, cello, will perform the Adagio from Mozart’s Trio in B flat Major, K. 266. Jimmy Yu, violin; Michelle Zhu, violin; Daniel Woo, viola; and Sean Lee, cello, will perform the first movement of Beethoven’s Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18. The NJYS String Quartet featuring Kingston Ho, violin; Rebecca Slater, violin; Marcus Stevenson, viola; and Daniel Wey, cello, will perform the first movement of Beethoven’s Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95 “Serioso.”


Helen Cha PyoIntroducing our new Artistic Director of Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts and Conductor of Youth Symphony, Helen Cha-Pyo: Read More Here.


Simon Lipskar Appointed Interim Conductor of Youth Symphony: Read More Here.


Mesia Austin Appointed Interim Director of Percussion and Conductor of the Percussion Ensemble: Read More Here.



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NJYS’s Youth Symphony Awarded First Place in 2017 Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival in Vienna: Read More Here.






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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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 a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts is a qualified organization of the New Jersey Cultural Trust. Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts is a non-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization and is committed to being accessible to all patrons, students, parents and visitors. All programs, classes, events and concerts are accessible ensuring that everyone can participate in a diverse range of arts programming and classes.