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Keep Up with Your Instrument with NJIO’s Summer Programs

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Cellists Perform in NJIO Concert
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NJIO's Brand New Flute Choir Performing During Intermission
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Violinists Perform in NJIO's Prelude Ensemble
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Summer programs at New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) begin on June 8th with the first of two Chamber Music Workshops.  These workshops provide the perfect opportunity for music students of all ages and abilities to explore the artistry of chamber music while gaining confidence and skills as a musician.  Led by NJIO’s Artistic Director Warren Cohen, this program offers professional chamber coaching in a non-competitive atmosphere.

Chamber Music Workshops are open to string, woodwind, brass and piano players.  We encourage both individual musicians and established groups to participate in the workshop.  Whether this is your first chamber music experience, you are an individual that wants to expand your chamber repertoire, or are anxious to explore an ambitious chamber piece with a group of friends, this workshop is for you!

Thursday evenings in August, NJIO offers the Summer String Studio.  This studio prepares string musicians in school, youth or community orchestras for the upcoming season with instruction in bowing, rhythmic integrity, sight reading, intonation, and score reading.  It is also great for those who want to improve their musicianship. 

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New this year, NJIO’s summer programming will also include a Flute Choir.  If you love to play flute, or want to gain experience playing your flute in a group, this is the ensemble for you.  The group has all levels of musicianship.

Discounts for early registration are available for the June session by May 25, the July session by June 22 and for the August Session by July 20.  Please register online for Chamber Music Workshops at http://njio.org/join/chamber and for Summer String Studio at http://njio.org/join/stringstudio/.  Contact Mary Beth Sweet at info@njio.org     or (908) 603-7691 for more information.

Programs are scheduled on Thursdays, 7-9 pm

570 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ

Chamber Music Workshop

June Session: June 8, 15, 22, 29

July Session: July 6, 13, 20, 27

Summer String Studio:

August 3, 10, 17, 24

Flute Choir

New this year! Call NJIO to find out more.

 

About NJIO 

New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra, now in its 23rd season, has been nationally recognized as a leader in intergenerational excellence through its unique approach to teaching musical performance and as a model for intergenerational orchestras across the country.  Not only do the intergenerational members play together, but they also mentor each other.  In addition to providing free concerts and outreach to the community, NJIO has been invited to perform at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., the United Nations, and was a finalist for the Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence.  NJIO welcomes new members of all ages and abilities - no auditions needed!  Be on the lookout for announcements about our upcoming season!

NJIO is committed to ensuring that all programs and concerts are accessible to everyone.  For more information or to inquire about patron services, please contact Mary Beth Sweet at (908) 603-7691info@njio.org, or visit NJIO’s website at http://njio.org or Facebook page.

This program is made possible in part by funds from ACMP – The Chamber Music Network.  Funding is also provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State.

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