In an effort to provide the tools necessary for student success in the music program and for the University to continue to provide outstanding public performances, The WP 88 Keys Campaign is being launched to generate support for the purchase of a new Steinway piano for the Shea Center for the Performing Arts. You are invited to join in this campaign with a purchase of a piano key. If you are interested, please contact Maureen O’Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 973.720.3990. General support of the campaign is welcome by visiting wpunj.edu/giving, click on the giving form, and choose WP 88 Keys Campaign as your gift designation.
About the WP Music Department
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This program features trios, duos and solo pieces from this unique trio. WP adjunct faculty member Lisa Pike is a first-call New York French horn artist who has performed with a wide range of artists, from the Spoleto and Caramoor Festivals, the Bard Festival and Yale at Norfolk, as well as concerts with popular artists Sir Elton John, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Brian Wilson, The Moody Blues, Tony Bennett, Rod Stewart, Mannheim Steamroller, Ray Charles, Patti Lupone, The Three Irish Tenors, and Chita Rivera. She has appeared in the orchestras for over 30 Broadway shows.
WP faculty member Christopher Dylan Herbert is a two-time GRAMMY® nominee, and has soloed with The San Francisco Symphony, Boston Symphony, and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, performed with International Contemporary Ensemble and the Choir of Trinity Wall Street, and he regularly presents Winterize – an outdoor adaptation of Winterreise with transistor radios. He frequently develops new opera and concert works, including commissions by Hannah Lash, Gregory Spears, Laura Kaminsky, and Ellen Reid. His current research focuses on the music of the eighteenth-century Ephrata Cloister in Pennsylvania. He was the baritone in the critically acclaimed ensemble New York Polyphony from 2010 to 2020. Herbert and Keiserman will present a program of art songs by Tchakovsky, Massenet, Bauer, and Sviridov.
The student-led Musical Theatre Ensemble presents a review of various selections from musical theatre works.
Student coordinators: Taylor Andresen & Bridget Maresca Piano: Lois Buesser
WP Opera presents scenes from various works of opera and musical theatre.
Stage Director: Christopher Herbert Musical Director: Charity WicksAdmission: Free
WP Voice Students perform art songs and arias.
June Marano-Murray and Charity Wicks, piano
This program features contemporary Percussion Music by composers Sekhon, Colgrass, Nelson, Glass, Moore III, and Daughtrey.
William Paterson Choirs present a program of holiday-themed music.
Lauren Fowler-Calisto, director Lois Buesser & Alla Milstein, keyboards
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