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Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts comprises the Performing Arts School, New Jersey Youth Symphony, and Paterson Music Project. Our Mission 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.

Events

Day of Winds – Master Class

Day of Winds – Master Class

Event Date: November 22, 2019

Master class for wind players featuring the Montclair Wind Quintet (Janet Arms, flute; Ryan Walsh, oboe; Ben Baron, clarinet; Sasha Enegren, bassoon; and Emma Wahlstrom, French horn) and Afendi Yusuf, Principal Clarinet of the Cleveland Orchestra. Master classes will focus on the 2020 High School All-State Solo Audition pieces. Also featuring performances by NJYS Fortissimo […]

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Salon Series: Sean Hack, trumpet and Christine Ciuffreda, piano

Salon Series: Sean Hack, trumpet and Christine Ciuffreda, piano

Event Date: November 24, 2019

The Salon Series, now in its fifth season, presents world-class community concerts in the heart of Union County. The Performing Arts School’s black box theatre is transformed into a club-like setting where audience members sit at café-style tables, on stage with the performers, and wine and cheese is served. Performers often interact with the audience […]

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Elf Jr.

Elf Jr.

Event Date: December 06, 2019

The newly-formed Wharton Players present Elf Jr. with live accompaniment! Join us for this modern-day holiday classic on December 6, 7 & 8. Based on the cherished New Line Cinema hit, Elf Jr. features songs by Tony Award-nominees, Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, with a book by Tony Award-winners Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin. Buddy, […]

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Elf Jr.

Elf Jr.

Event Date: December 07, 2019

The newly-formed Wharton Players present Elf Jr. with live accompaniment! Join us for this modern-day holiday classic on December 6, 7 & 8. Based on the cherished New Line Cinema hit, Elf Jr. features songs by Tony Award-nominees, Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, with a book by Tony Award-winners Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin. Buddy, […]

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