The Paterson Music Project is a vital and exciting part of the Wharton Institute’s mission.

We are thrilled to be able to provide top-notch music education to students in
four locations for very low or no cost.

We follow the highly successful El Sistema model, which relies upon intensive music
instruction, in our case 6 hours each week, to enable Paterson students to change
the trajectory of their lives.



Event Date: March 31, 2019

For over 30 years NJYS has been performing a spectacular Playathon, and now it is even bigger and better than ever!  Almost 500 musicians performing together is a spectacular sight to witness and to participate in! Performances include jazz, classical and musical theatre, and the full orchestra concert features Pops music from movies and musicals. […]

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Concert – Sinfonia, PMP Concert Orchestra, Primo Strings, Concertino Strings

Event Date: May 04, 2019

Nate White, Samantha Tomblin, and Michelle Hatcher, Conductors.

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PMP Spring Concert

Event Date: June 01, 2019

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