SUMMIT, NJ, September 7, 2015 – The St. John’s Summit Concert Series (SJSCS) is excited to return for its second season of musical performances, beginning with a presentation of the Calidore String Quartet on Saturday, September 26 at 7:00 pm. The concert series will continue to showcase its array of talented musicians at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Summit, New Jersey.

The Calidore Quartet has achieved critical acclaim, having won virtually all the major U.S. chamber music competitions, including the Fischoff, Coleman, Chesapeake and Yellow Springs competitions. The group currently holds status as artists in residence at the State University of New York’s Stony Brook campus, and has recently been selected to join the roster of the prestigious Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center 2 for a three-year residency, beginning in 2016.

 “The Calidore Quartet is a great beginning for our second season,” explained Ken Bryson, president, SJSCS. “They are an extremely talented group of musicians that will delight people of all ages through their passionate interpretations of celebrated classical pieces.”
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The Calidore Quartet will feature works from some of the Viennese masters, Mozart, Bach and Mendelssohn. Afterwards, the SJSCS will continue its tradition of inviting ticketholders to remain for a reception to celebrate the music, and the fellowship that comes from enjoying world-class performance in an intimate setting.

Admission for the concert is $30 ($15 for children 12 and under), and tickets can be purchased online or by phone at (908) 273-3846. For the 2015-2016 season, SJSCS also offers a season ticket option. For the full list of concerts and prices, or to become a sponsor, visit, or go to Facebook at

About St. John’s Summit Concert Series
The St. John’s Summit Concert Series (SJSCS) is a non-profit organization that aims to bring a diverse array of music to the local communities surrounding Summit, New Jersey.  The performances will both highlight the talent found in the community and offer residents the opportunity to see and hear local and international professional musicians. 

The SJSCS has filed for 501(c)(3) status from the IRS, and supports itself through the generosity of its Friends of Music and through the sale of tickets to attend performances.   Anyone may become a Friend of Music at varying levels of sponsorship. For tickets, and to find out how to support the SJSCS, visit or