Music

Violin

All that Jazz

Piano student carries on her family’s musical legacy

“Jazz connects to almost everything in my life,” says Naomi Anthony. “That’s why I really enjoy it.”

It goes back to her great-grandparents, who sang church songs and the blues, passing the traditional music down to Anthony’s grandparents, who passed them down to her.

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Violin

Todd Phillips made his solo debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony at the age of 13 and has appeared with many orchestras throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan since then, including the Brandenburg Ensemble, the Jacksonville and Honolulu symphonies, the Camerata Salzburg, and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. He made his Carnegie Hall debut in 1982 with the New York String Orchestra and conductor Alexander Schneider.

Computer-based music series launches with free concert Oct. 25

The Mason Gross School of the Arts is set to launch a new music series at the school, NJDAC, highlighting computer-based music.

Voice

Mezzo soprano Susan Quittmeyer has appeared regularly with the Metropolitan Opera and San Francisco Opera companies and has sung not only in the United States, but in Europe and Japan as well.

Mezzo soprano Susan Quittmeyer has appeared regularly with the Metropolitan Opera and San Francisco Opera companies and has sung not only in the United States, but in Europe and Japan as well.

Experimental Music in Practice: Perspectives from Latin America

Richard H. Shindell Choral Hall (Mortensen Hall) on Douglass Campus

85 George Street , New Brunswick, NJ

Organized by Eduardo Herrera, Mason Gross School of the Arts, and Camilla Stevens, School of Arts and Sciences.

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Trombone

Colin Williams joined the New York Philharmonic as the associate principal trombone in September 2014. He previously served as principal trombone of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for 12 seasons, and principal trombone of the San Antonio Symphony, for three seasons. He has also performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra (of Washington, DC), and Houston Symphony.

Bass Trombone

George Curran has been the bass trombonist of the New York Philharmonic since 2013. Previously, he was a member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for six years and was a fellow with the New World Symphony. He has also performed with Gerard Schwarz's All-Star Orchestra and the major orchestras of Cincinnati, Detroit, Colorado, North Carolina, and Alabama.