February 5, 2013 at 12:36 PM
Wharton Music Center is offering an eight-week Introduction to French Horn group class beginning Tuesday, February 12 at 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights. The 45-minute introductory class is for students ages six to nine and includes a free instrument rental.
The class will be instructed by WMC faculty member Kathleen Ditmer. Ms. Ditmer has performed extensively in New York and New Jersey as well as throughout the United States at such venues as the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, Long Island Philharmonic, Queens Symphony, Brooklyn Philharmonic, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, the Nashville Symphony, Preoria Symphony, and New Haven Symphony among others.
Parents interested in enrolling their child in the French horn group class can register online at www.WhartonMusicCenter.org or call 908 790-0700. For further information, call 908 790-0700.
Wharton Music Center, located at 60 Locust Avenue in Berkeley Heights, provides music, theater, and dance instruction, educational programs, and performances for children, teens, and adults. In addition to instruction in all instruments and voice, WMC offers classes in musical theater, dance, drama, choral music, vocal music, music theory, audio recording, early childhood music, and music for children with special needs. Offering a range of musical genres including classical, rock, jazz, and blues, WMC is one of New Jersey’s largest independent non-profit community music centers serving students in Berkeley Heights, Summit, Chatham, New Providence, Long Hill, Warren, Basking Ridge, Short Hills, Millburn, Livingston, Westfield, Scotch Plains, and other surrounding communities.
WMC offers orchestral and ensemble music education for grades 3 through 12 through New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) located at 570 Central Avenue in New Providence. NJYS, one of the foremost youth orchestras in the state, has ten orchestras and ensembles for which auditions are held annually. NJYS’s premiere orchestra, Youth Symphony, has performed in internationally-renowned concert halls such as Carnegie Hall in New York City and Musikverein in Vienna.