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Madison Harpist Merynda Adams Releases New Christmas CD For Charity


MADISON, NJ- Harpist and Madison resident,  Merynda Adams, has just released her newest Christmas CD, Gloria in Excelsis Deo. Songs included in this fifteen CD compilation are God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, Let It Snow!, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, and O Holy Night. All profits from the sale of the CD will be donated to Missionaries of the Poor (Haiti) and Chamber Music for Charity.

Ms. Adams is the founder of Chamber Music for Charity, which presents a biannual concert series to support the vision to raise funds for established non profits that help people with basic needs of food and housing. The concert series has just completed its second season and is held at the Grace Episcopal Church in Madison.

Ms. Adams is an in demand soloist and chamber musician, performing throughout the United States, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Puerto Rico. She has performed with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, New York Grand Opera, New Philharmonic, Lyrica Chamber Music, Northeastern  Philharmonic, Colonial Symphony, Westfield Symphony, Lake Placid Symphonietta and off Broadway in "The Fantasticks".   Described by the Newark Star Ledger as having "played the harp with color and great facility", Ms. Adams is a 1994 winner of the Artists International Competition and the Goldblatt Award. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Harp Performance from the Manhattan School of Music and has also studied at the Hilversums Conservatorium in the Netherlands.

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Ms. Adams is thrilled to be able to combine her love of chamber music with the desire to help others acquire basic needs of food and housing.

Gloria in Elxcelsis Deo is available to purchase at Adams Dental, One Kings Road, Madison, and Salvatore Minardi Salon, 8 Park Avenue, Madison.  For direct mailing of a CD, please email


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The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey and the Madison Area YMCA present PhilanthrOPERA: A Musical Celebration of Philanthropy

July 19, 2018

Join the Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey and the Madison Area YMCA for PhilanthrOPERA: A Musical Celebration of Philanthropy, a gathering that celebrates music while raising money for a nonprofit that serves its community on Saturday, September 29, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. PhilanthrOPERA will take place at Grace Episcopal Church, located at 4 Madison Avenue in Madison, with a reception to follow.


AtlantiCast: Episode 18

On this week’s AtlantiCast, you’ll find out how accessing care at Atlantic Health System is now easier, more affordable and closer to home than ever, learn which item from the produce aisle could be the newest weapon against cancer, see what Atlantic Health System, the New York Times and Instagram all have in common and much more.



5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...