WP Music Department presents





  • WP Voice presents
    Whitman's War: A Reading of a New Musical by Clint Edwards

    Sep 06, 2018 @ 5:00 PM
    Location: Shea Recital Hall 101

    WP Voice presents a reading of Clint Edwards' new musical, Whitman's War​, performed by WP students and faculty. 

    Admission: FREE!


     

  • WP Voice presents
    Whitman's War: A Reading of a New Musical by Clint Edwards

    Sep 06, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
    Location: Shea Recital Hall 101

    WP Voice presents a reading of Clint Edwards' new musical, Whitman's War​, performed by WP students and faculty. 

    Admission: FREE!


     

  • WP Voice presents
    Whitman's War: A Reading of a New Musical by Clint Edwards

    Sep 07, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
    Location: Shea Recital Hall 101

    WP Voice presents a reading of Clint Edwards' new musical, Whitman's War​, performed by WP students and faculty. 

    Admission: FREE!


     

  • WP Midday Concert Series presents
    Iktus Duo

    Sep 13, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Iktus Duo (flute and percussion) is an ensemble based in New York City that specializes in commissioning, promotion, and educational outreach of new music.

    Admission:  FREE!


     

  • WP New Music Series presents
    WP New Music and Percussion Ensembles

    Sep 15, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
    Location: High Mountain Reserve Park, 100 University Drive, Wayne, NJ

    The WP New Music and Percussion Ensembles combine for an epic performance of Robert Morris’s Oracles.

    Admission: Free!

     Please note: the rain date/time will be Saturday, September 20, 1:00 p.m.


     

  • WP Midday Concert Series presents
    Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra

    Sep 20, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    WP jazz faculty member Pete McGuinness leads a 16-piece big band in a public premiere of McGuinness’s new compositions and arrangements. This rare and exciting concert will be a run-up to the group’s recording session for McGuinness’s new CD project, featuring performances of his new works.

    Admission: Free!


     

  • WP New Music Series presents
    Composers Concordance Chorus

    Sep 24, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    This performance will feature over thirty, one-minute world premiere pieces for unaccompanied chorus, including the works of four WP composers.

    Admission: Free!


     

  • WP Midday Concert Series presents
    Trombonist Tim Newman & Pianist David DeMotta Duo

    Sep 27, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    This duo features WP music faculty member and bass trombonist Tim Newman, who is a veteran of the Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra and tours with They Might Be Giants, paired with WP jazz alumnus and newly arrived WP adjunct faculty David DeMotta. The relationship of these two top-level jazz performers and scholars began as student-teacher mentorship and evolved into performing colleagues, showcased on this invigorating concert.

    Admission: Free!


     

  • WP Midday Concert Series presents
    TBA

    Oct 04, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

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  • WP Midday Concert Series presents
    Indian Music Concert

    Oct 11, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    WP music faculty member Payton MacDonald, along with Ina Filip and Shawn Mativetsky, bring their extensive knowledge and remarkable playing of Dhrupad, a 700-year-old tradition of Indian classical music that is noted for its majestic and meditative quality.

    Admission: Free!


     

  • WP Midday Concert Series presents
    Cellist Joseph Kimura and Pianist Carl Bolleia

    Oct 18, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    WP music faculty members Joseph Kimura and Carl Boleia will perform a program inspired by dance, including Chopin’s Op. 3and Introductionand Polonaise Brillante, Stravinksy's Suite Italienne, and solo piano music by American composer, William Bolcom, in celebration of his 80thbirthday.

    Admission: Free!


     

  • WP New Music Series presents
    WP New Music and Percussion Ensembles

    Oct 23, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    The ensembles, along with alumni and other area professionals, will present a program of 20thCentury classics and world premieres.

    Admission: Free!


     

  • WP Midday Concert Series presents
    Riverside Guitar Duo

    Oct 25, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    WP music alumnus Matthew Pidi and Matthew Kaplan perform music for classical guitar from the Renaissance through the 20th Century.

    Admission:  Free!


     

  • WP New Music Series presents
    WP New Music and Percussion Ensembles

    Nov 05, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    The ensembles, along with alumni and other area professionals, will present a program of 20thCentury classics and world premieres.

    Admission: Free!


     

  • William Paterson University Symphony
    Nov 07, 2018 @ 8:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

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  • WP Voice presents
    Opera Scenes

    Nov 16, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
    Location: Shea Recital Hall 101

    WP Opera presents students in captivating and delightful scenes from diverse opera and musical theatre works.

    Admission: Free!


     

  • WP Voice presents
    Opera Scenes

    Nov 17, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
    Location: Shea Recital Hall 101

    WP Opera presents students in captivating and delightful scenes from diverse opera and musical theatre works.

    Admission: Free!


     

  • WP New Music Series presents
    Premiere screening of Ringing Changes: 50 Years of New Jersey Percussion Ensemble

    Nov 19, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Hobart Hall Room 140A

    The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble has been on the forefront of the percussive arts since 1968. A new documentary film by Payton MacDonald chronicles the development of the ensemble, with extensive interview footage from members of the group, as well as founder Ray DesRoches, composers Charles Wuorinen, Robert Pollock, David Saperstein, and many others. The film also includes historical footage and new performances.

    Admission:  Free!

    Screenings on November 19, 2018 at 7:00pm and 9:00pm


     

  • WP New Music Series presents
    Premiere screening of Ringing Changes: 50 Years of New Jersey Percussion Ensemble

    Nov 19, 2018 @ 9:00 PM
    Location: Hobart Hall Room 140A

    The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble has been on the forefront of the percussive arts since 1968. A new documentary film by Payton MacDonald chronicles the development of the ensemble, with extensive interview footage from members of the group, as well as founder Ray DesRoches, composers Charles Wuorinen, Robert Pollock, David Saperstein, and many others. The film also includes historical footage and new performances.

    Admission:  Free!

    Screenings on November 19, 2018 at 7:00pm and 9:00pm


     

  • WP New Music Series presents
    WP New Music and Percussion Ensembles

    Dec 03, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    The ensembles will perform a program of 20thCentury classics and world premieres.

    Admission:  Free!


     

  • WP Voice presents
    Winter Choral Concert

    Dec 04, 2018 @ 7:30 PM
    Location: Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Wayne, NJ

    The concert will feature the J.S. Bach cantata, Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir, BWV 131,in addition to seasonal choral favorites.

    Admission: Free!