Development Blog by Elizabeth Piercey | May 2019
What a magical experience! The New Jersey Youth Symphony performed an incredible concert followed by a great 40th Anniversary Gala at NJPAC this past weekend. This was an important fundraiser for the organization and could not have been possible without our supporters:
McCarter & English Attorneys at Law
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Nokia Bell Labs
Helen M. & Norman D. Kurtz Foundation
Bela and Alice Szigethy
Judith and Lennard Wharton
Ruth Zowader and Philip Anderson
Inside Edge Consulting
Peapack Gladstone Bank
Plastic Surgery Center of New Jersey at Summit Medical Group
Lynne and John Rathgeber
St. Joseph’s Health
Bass & Lemer LLP
The Albert Kaufman Group at Morgan Stanley
Otterstedt Insurance Agency
Park Avenue Club
Susan and Lloyd Peterson
Dr. Ralph Wharton
We also thank our many individual supporters, as well as our Honorees WBGO Jazz 88.3 and Paterson Mayor André Sayegh; the unwavering dedication of the NJYS student families; the six choirs who joined us this evening and their directors; our soloists–Mia Pafumi, soprano, Theron Cromer, tenor, and John-Andrew Fernandez, baritone; The Paterson Music Project; and our many volunteers.
Here’s to another 40 years of outstanding music-making in New Jersey!
Please contact Pamela Palumbo at Pamela.Palumbo@WhartonArts.org if you would like to make a gift to support NJYS’s 40th anniversary season!
Notes from the Train by Alice Hamlet | May 17, 2019
When not commuting, Alice Hamlet is the Director of Marketing at the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts and is also on the faculty of the Performing Arts School, teaching cello and music theory.