Music Department Events

  • Guitarfest
    04/26/14 11:00 AM - 04/26/14 08:00 PM

    William Paterson University’s music department will host its 19th annual guitar festival, Guitarfest 2014 in Hobart Manor. The day’s events include a concert and master class presented by guitarist Carlos Barbosa Lima.

    *Admission is $20 for one or more events, and free for William Paterson University students.  The fee for students who wish to participate in the master class is $40.

    Location: Hobart Manor
  • Collage!, a Concert Featuring Music Faculty and Students
    04/26/14 07:30 PM - 04/26/14 07:30 PM

    The concert will include performances by the University’s distinguished faculty and student musicians. The program will include the Wind Ensemble performing "The Hounds of Spring—A Concert Overture for Winds” by Alfred Reed with J. Craig Davis, conductor; the Concert Choir, under the direction of Stephen Bryant, performing selections from Vivaldi’s “Gloria” and Handel’s “Messiah;” the Symphony Orchestra will perform Rossini’s “William Tell Overture” under the baton of Sandra Dackow; and the Jazz Orchestra, directed by David Demsey, will perform a medley arranged by Akihiro Yamamoto of "More Than Once" by Thad Jones and "Eastern Joy Dance" by Mulgrew Miller.

    Collage! is a benefit concert to raise funds for the music department’s endowed music scholarship fund.

    Tickets for the concert are $25 general admission; $20 seniors and William Paterson community; and $10 for all students. For additional information, or to purchase tickets, contact the Shea Center Box Office at 973-720-2371 or purchase online at

    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts
  • University Music
    05/01/14 08:00 PM - 05/01/14 08:00 PM

    William Paterson Wind Ensemble

    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts