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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 Madison Area YMCA’s “The Mind Matters 5K: Mentally Healthy One Stride at a Time” is Wednesday, May 16

April 26, 2018

Calling all runners! Lace up your running shoes for a great cause. On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, the Madison Area YMCA will host "The Mind Matters 5K: Mentally Healthy One Stride at a Time” and 1-mile family fun run/walk on the campus of Giralda Farms in Madison. This is the 22nd year that Pfizer has served as the lead corporate sponsor of the race.


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Letter to the Editor: Don't Complain. Vote!

April 14, 2018

Don’t Complain; Vote!

It’s no secret that people have strong feelings about what’s happening in our country. It’s also true that much of politics is local. In November, 11th District residents will have the opportunity to choose a new congressional representative who will not only serve as a critical check on the federal level, but also determine how our distract fares ...