Classical Video

Department of Music Collage Concert

173 students and 13 faculty members perform a variety of musical selections - from jazz to classical music - during a benefit concert for William Paterson University’s scholarship fund. Includes a special appearance by former New York Yankee baseball player Bernie Williams performing guitar with the William Paterson University Jazz Ensemble.

Madison String Quartet with Itay Goren performing Johannes Brahms - Piano Quintet in F Minor & Reynaldo Hahn - Piano Quintet in F# Minor

As part of William Paterson University's continuing Midday Artist series, Itay Goren and the Madison String Quartet perform two musical selections: Piano Quintet in F Minor by Johannes Brahms and Piano Quintet in F# Minor by the Venezuelan-born composer Reynaldo Hahn.

Bartok celebration

This concert celebrates the music of Hungarian composer Bela Bartok. Frank Pavese, an adjunct professor of music at William Paterson University, performs Bartok’s “Sonata for Piano,” a solo piece. “Sonata for Violin and Piano” is played by violinist Dimitar Hadjipetkov and pianist Itay Goren ’04. Pavese and Goren play the piano parts for “Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion,” joined by Alex Buxbaum and Jeffery Rubin on percussion.

Beethoven birthday bash 2012

This inaugural event in William Paterson University's Musical Salon Series celebrates the 242nd birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven. It features music performed on piano, cello, violin and clarinet. Performances include Beethoven's Sonata No. 5 in D Major, Op. 102, No. 2; his "Waldstein" Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53; Sonata No. 8 in G Major, Op. 30, No. 3; and his Fourth Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11. The performers are Gary Kirkpatrick on piano, Amy Ward Butler on cello, Brennan Sweet on violin, and Andrew Lamy on clarinet.

Beethoven celebration

This concert celebrates the music of Ludwig van Beethoven. It features pianist Itay Goren, the Ramapo College Chorale, and the Adelphi Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Raymond Torres-Santos, dean of William Paterson University’s College of Arts and Communication. Musical selections include Coriolan Overture, Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, and Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt (Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage).

Heitor Villa-Lobos celebration

Heitor Villa-Lobos has been described as the single most significant creative figure in 20th-century Brazilian art music. This program features the music of Villa-Lobos as performed by William Paterson University faculty, alumni and guest artists.