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.

 

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Events

Fall Faculty Recital

Fall Faculty Recital

Event Date: October 21, 2018

Free concert featuring faculty from the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts. Performances by faculty members Timothy Maureen Cole, soprano; Christine Ciuffreda, piano; Craig Graham, guitar; Sean Hack, coronet; Robert Heinink, guitar with special guests Ken Levinsky, piano, Scott Hogan, bass, and Mark Morelli, drums; and Luba Vasilyeva, piano include works by Vassily Brandt, Muzio […]

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Youth Symphony with Montclair State University Orchestra Concert

Youth Symphony with Montclair State University Orchestra Concert

Event Date: October 27, 2018

NJYS will share the stage with the Montclair State University Orchestra. Helen Cha-Pyo, conductor. Works by Shostakovich and Prokofiev. New Jersey Youth Symphony is excited to celebrate our 40th anniversary season this year! To commemorate this milestone, we are partnering with social service agencies for each of our 13 concerts. We will ask audiences to […]

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Halloween Playdown

Halloween Playdown

Event Date: October 29, 2018

Annual Halloween Event for young string players.

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