PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Symphony, New Jersey's oldest symphony and the third oldest in the country, presents "Orchestral Families: Each Happy in its Own Way" on Saturday, March 11th.  This performance promises to be a unique concert that will showcase the individual instrumental families of the orchestra.

The audience will be in for a treat as they listen to Dvorak's Serenade for Winds, Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, Arnold Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 and the orchestral suite on Spanish themes by Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espanol, Op. 34.

Tickets can be purchased in advance on the website or at the door.  The concert will be held at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, located at 716 Watchung Avenue. 

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After the performance, the party continues at the home of Peter Lomonaco and Phil Schafer, at 720 Dixie Lane in the Netherwood Heights section of town.  Featuring beverages, a buffet supper and dessert, tickets are $50 per person, and benefit the Plainfield Symphony Orchestra.

RSVP and pay online or at the door.  For more information, call 908-561-5140 or email