Mason Gross Summer Series

2019 Mason Gross Summer Series: Music & Dance
All events are free! Performances are suitable for ages 5 and up.

Dena Orkin, artistic director

Enjoy a playlist of performances by guests from the 2019 Mason Gross Summer Series

WindSync Wind Quintet 
7 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2019
A musical exploration of the themes of origins and home, including a new piece celebrating NASA's Apollo moon missions. Pieces include Marc Mellits's Apollo and David Maslanka's Quintet for Winds No. 3.
Nicholas Music Center




TransAtlantic Ensemble with JP Jofre
7 p.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Innovative repertoire from the contemporary, crossover, classical, and jazz worlds featuring clarinet, piano, and bandoneon. Pieces include works by JP Jofre, Paquito D'Rivera, Villa Lobos, Miguel de Aguila, and Valerie Coleman.
Nicholas Music Center



The Tommy Campbell Quartet Featuring Abraham Burton
7 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2019
Master drummer Tommy Campbell leads an evening of jazz featuring guest saxophone soloist and Rutgers alum/faculty member Abraham Burton.
Nicholas Music Center





Mason Gross Jazz Faculty
7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Conrad Herwig leads an award-winning ensemble performing straight-ahead jazz in this annual summer favorite.
Nicholas Music Center



Jasper String Quartet
7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Classical string quartet performing masterworks from around the world. Pieces include Middleground by Shelley Washington, Four Marys by Julia Wolfe, and Ludwig van Beethoven's String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59 No. 1 "Razumovsky"
Nicholas Music Center



Yin Yue Dance Company
7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2019
Contemporary dance ensemble conveys powerful imagery by pushing bold athleticism within sensual and fluid movement.
Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater

Victoria J. Mastrobuono Theater and Nicholas Music Center are located at 85 George Street in New Brunswick, within the Mason Gross Performing Arts Center. For more information, please call the ticket office at 848-932-7511.

No tickets required for free events. Limited seating. Please register your vehicle for free parking here.

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