Community Announcements

West Orange Resident to Conduct 'Broadway Show Stoppers' in Town

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Conducted by West Orange resident Sondra Paulson, North River Sing, a community chorus based in Jersey City and devoted to the Great American Songbook, will perform a free hour of “Broadway Show Stoppers” at Green Hill residential community in West Orange on Jan. 30 at 4 p.m.

Songs will include such classics as “Another Op’nin, Another Show,” from Kiss Me Kate, “Summertime,” from Porgy & Bess, “Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” from Gypsy, and “Aquarius,” from Hair — and the concert will feature an audience sing-along. Suggested donations are $10.

Founded in 2014, North River Sing is led by music director Sondra Paulson, who, together with her family, has lived in West Orange for sixteen years.  When not conducting NRS, Sondra teaches music at Ridgedale Middle School in Florham Park.  Sondra’s husband, Mark, a professional pianist, sings bass—he has been a member of North River Sing for two seasons.

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