2016 Mason Gross Summer Series

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2016 SUMMER SERIES | SUMMER STAGE CONCERT SERIES

Summer’s Hot at Mason Gross

Stop by Mason Gross this summer and enjoy a free, family-friendly, performance. All shows begin at 7 p.m.

2016 Mason Gross Summer Series: free music, dance, and theater

Broadway Meets Mason Gross: A Journey of Musical Theater
July 13, 2016
Alumni musical theater revue featuring 1947's High Button Shoes, set in the Hub City, as well as love songs old and new. With alums Thomas DellaMonica, Dierdre Friel, Collin Kelly-Sordelet, Jeanel LeBlanc, J. Aaron Boykin, Jean Marie Henry, and Christopher Sears. View the program.

Nicholas Music Center

Coltrane's Equinox, Rollins's Blue 7, and Shorter's Witch Hunt, among others, with faculty musicians Conrad Herwig, Ralph Bowen, Bill O'Connell, Marc Stasio, Vic Juris, Kenny Davis, and Victor Lewis. With guests Champian Fulton on vocals/piano and Joe Mosello on trumpet. View the program.

Nicholas Music Center

July 27, 2016
Female modern-dance troupe specializing in bold physical vocabulary. Watch them perform here, and view the event program.
 
August 3, 2016
String ensemble with "classical roots, Latin American soul." Selections include Efraín Amaya's Angelica; Beethoven's String Quartet in G major, Op. 18, No. 2; Astor Piazzolla's Four, for Tango; Juan Bautista Plaza's Fuga Romántica and Fuga Criolla; Joaquín Turina's La Oración del Torero, Op. 34; and Paquito D’Rivera's Wapango. Listen here.
 

Venues are in the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center, 85 George Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey. All events are free of charge. No tickets required. Wristbands will be distributed upon entry to free performances. Limited seating available. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

848-932-7511 | www.masongross.rutgers.edu


Mason Gross Summer Stage Concert Series

Music and dance performances for young audiences. Free and open to the public; no tickets required. All shows begin at 7 p.m.
 
Eastern Wind Symphony
June 29, 2016
New Jersey's award-winning wind symphony presents band classics and new compositions by leading composers.

Nicholas Music Center

Dance New Jersey Member Concert
July 21, 2016
10 Hairy Legs, Moe-tion Dance Theater, Connolly & Co., and Ariel Rivka Dance perform in an evening of modern dance.

Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater

TRIDENT
July 24 and July 31, 2016
A chamber trio featuring Allison Brewster Franzetti (piano), Mira Kang (cello), and Naomi Youngstein (violin) performs music from the Czech Republic, Latin America, and new works by area composers.

Schare Recital Hall (Marryott Music Building)

July 27, 2016
The innovative string ensemble, known as “superheroes of the new music world” (The Boston Globe), performs repertoire by leading composers.

Schare Recital Hall (Marryott Music Building)

Wristbands will be distributed upon entry to the Dance New Jersey Member Concert and the Eastern Wind Symphony concert. Limited seating available. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note Schare Recital Hall is not handicap accessible.

848-932-7511 | www.masongross.rutgers.edu