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Wharton Music Center's Meet the Orchestra Features Brass Instruments at the Library of the Chathams

February 11, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Wharton Music Center’s Meet the Orchestra concert series continues as students of New Jersey Youth Symphony (NJYS) present the brass section of the orchestra. Under the direction of Thomas Appert, a French horn player, NJYS students will perform on a variety of brass instruments on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 2:30 p.m. at the Library of the Chathams located at 214 Main Street in Chatham, New Jersey. The concert especially suitable for children is free and open to the public.

The last concert of the Meet the Orchestra Series will feature string instruments. The concert is scheduled for April 13 at 2:30 p.m. at The Summit Free Public Library.

Wharton Music Center’s Meet the Orchestra concert series is sponsored in part by The Summit Area Public Foundation.

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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.

For more information, visit www.WhartonMusicCenter.org or www.NJYS.org. Wharton Music Center is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

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