NJWS Youth Soloist Competition


A blast from the past.  Listen to a performance of Michael Valenti’s Big Apple March, played by the NJWS on the Sounds of Celebration CD recorded in 2003.

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NJWS Youth Soloist Contest

Registration is now open for the 2017 – 2018 NJWS Youth Soloist Competition.



Kristin Bacchiocchi-Stewart, D.M.A., principal flute with The New Jersey Wind Symphony, is a dedicated teacher, chamber musician and an enthusiastic advocate for contemporary music.

Come and celebrate the 35th season of the New Jersey Wind Symphony

An Afternoon
At The Symphony

Night At The Symphony

The 35th season of the New Jersey Wind Symphony opens with featured soloists, Barry Centanni, New York Pops Percussionist and Sheryl Staples, Principal Associate Concert Master of the New York Philharmonic. Join the NJWS in the inauguration of our new name.

Honoring All
Who Served

Honoring All Who Serverd

The NJWS brings back its popular Veterans Day program as we invite distinguished Colonel Arnald Gabriel to the podium to honor all those who served.

TubaChristmas II

Tuba Christmas Banner

Back by popular demand, TubaChristmas is an event you will not want to miss. Holiday music will be performed by a cadre of tuba and euphonium performers from the community. A must see performance.

The Heart

Music for the season performed by guest soloists Kristen Plumley, soprano, and Ron Levy, piano.  The program will also features soloists from the NJWS performing music that they “love”.


Solid Brass

A must see concert featuring two of the world’s preeminent brass players, Joseph Alessi, trombone, and Philip Smith, trumpet together on the same stage. You will want to purchase tickets early for this concert of “Solid Brass”.

10th Annual
Side By Side Concert

The 2017 – 2018 season comes to a rousing close with over 50 of the finest High School wind, brass and percussion students from northern New Jersey joining the NJWS in concert.  This program will also feature the winner of the 2017 – 2018 Youth Soloist Competition now in its 13th year.

Funding has been made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, through grant funds administered by the Bergen County Department of Parks, Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.

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