To The NJWS
The NJWS is joining ensembles all over the world in celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s Centenary. Listen to an exciting live performance of Bernstein’s Slava! recorded at the NJWS October 12, 2108 concert.
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Come and celebrate the 36th season of the New Jersey Wind Symphony
Don’t miss the opening concert of the NJWS 2018 – 2019 season, “Made in America”, featuring music by celebrated American composers. The NJWS will also be performing works of Leonard Bernstein whose centenary is being observed around the world.
Of The Brave
The NJWS celebrates and honors all who have served. Marches by John Philip Sousa and E.F. Goldman, a festive arrangement of our National Anthem and a musical salute to all the men and women of our Armed Forces past and present will be featured.
It’s not only a holiday favorite, but it’s now a NJWS tradition. Michael Salzman will return as narrator and tuba soloist. The NJWS will be joined by tuba and euphonium musicians from the area who will be playing selections that are traditionally performed annually at the TubaChristmas concert at Rockefeller Center.
The NJWS will feature music by American composers who have been closely associated with Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony. Music by Aaron Copland and John Williams will be presented as well as works by Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin.
Side By Side Concert
The 2018 – 2019 season comes to a close with over 50 of the finest High School wind, brass and percussion students from northern New Jersey joining the New Jersey Wind Symphony in concert. This program will also feature the winner of the 2018 – 2019 Youth Soloist Competition now in its 11th year.
Leonard Bernstein Centenary
The NJWS is proud to join ensembles around the world in celebrating the Leonard Bernstein Centennial by featuring a work composed by this legend at each concert of our 2018-2019 season.
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.