FANWOOD, NJ -- Students from the Royal Stage School of Music (RSSM) Community Orchestra will perform a free concert on Friday, Dec. 8, at 7:00 p.m. at the Fanwood Presbyterian Church dining hall.

The ensemble concert will be performed by adults and their children in the Angels Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonic and Group Keyboard. 

RSSM encourages students to carry out good works as a way to strengthen and give back to the community. The school is holding a bake sale at the concert to help the Johnson family of Manhattan rebuild their home of 36 years that was destroyed in a fire. Donations can also be given at https://www.gofundme.com/lolajohnsonfire

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“Our students and their families love of music and have a long tradition of using their talents to give back to our community,” said Hsin-Ting, director, RSSM. “This year, we are honored that one of our performances will help a local family in need and is our way of wishing blessings to all during the holiday season.” 

Additional performances by RSSM in December include: 

  • The string quartet will perform holiday music at The Chelsea on 12/9 at 4 p.m.
  • Solo performances at Eastern Star in Bridgewater on 12/16 at 6:30 p.m.  

RSSM Winter Session begins Dec. 11 and will include classes for beginners to advanced students such as: Community Band, Community Orchestra, Group Keyboard, Mommy and Me: Early Childhood, and private lessons on piano and violin. A new Group Keyboard class will be offered for students ages 4-7. Parents or caregivers are free with one paying child. 

Feng is director of the nationally-recognized Highland Park High School Orchestra. She has extensive background in conducting and performing music, and has taught elementary and high school students, as well as adults. Her orchestras have performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. She has a Bachelor of Music Degree with Distinction in Music Education and Piano and Violin from the Eastman School of Music, and a Master of Music Degree in Music Education from Eastman.

For more information, visit http://www.royalstageschoolofmusic.com.

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