SUMMIT, NJ – In collaboration with the Summit Chorale, New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) presents its annual Family Holiday concert this year at Temple Sinai in Summit on Sunday, December 20th at 3:00 pm. The concert is free.
Concertgoers will enjoy a variety of selections that celebrate traditions of the season, including popular excerpts from Handel’s “Judas Maccabeus” and “The Messiah” along with winter favorites.
The shorter, one-hour concert program includes audience participation and is intended for families with children. Reserved VIP seating is available for this concert; click on the link to reserve yours today. Following the concert, members of the orchestra will host their always-popular “Instrument Petting Zoo,” where kids get close to and try out a variety of orchestral instruments. Bring the family to celebrate the holiday season with music and fun by NJIO and the Summit Chorale!
Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm
208 Summit Ave, Summit
NJIO is committed to ensuring that its programs and concerts are accessible to all. For more information regarding the concert or to inquire about patron services, please contact Mary Beth Sweet at (908) 603-7691, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit NJIO’s website http://njio.org or Facebook page.
New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra, now in its 22nd season, has been nationally recognized as a leader in intergenerational excellence through its unique approach to teaching musical performance and as a model for intergenerational orchestras across the country. Not only do the intergenerational members play together, but they also mentor each other. In addition to providing free concerts and outreach to the community, NJIO has been invited to perform at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., the United Nations, and was a finalist for the Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence. NJIO welcomes new members of all ages and abilities each concert period to one of its several orchestras - no auditions needed! Next open rehearsals occur on January 7th and 14th.
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Funding is also provided by Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation, Merck Foundation, Lillian Pitkin Schenck Fund, Investors Foundation and Standish Foundation.