During the 2019 – 2020 concert season, the NJWS is inviting local community services organizations to be present at each concert to share their story and mission. Please visit their table display at intermission and after the concert.
The NJWS Salutes our Community Connection
Community Meals, Inc. is a private non-profit meals-on-wheels organization. For nearly 50 years, CMI has been delivering meals to those in our community who are unable to shop or cook for themselves, due to age or disability. CMI deliver meals Monday through Friday in Allendale, Glen Rock, HoHoKus, Midland Park, Ridgewood, Waldwick and parts of Saddle River.
Visit with volunteers from Community Meals at the December 8, 2019 NJWS concert to find out how you can support their community mission.
Listen To The
Listen to a live NJWS performance of Salve Regina written by local composer Patrick Burns. Both haunting and majestic, the piece highlights Mr. Burns brilliant compositional skills for wind ensemble. The recording was taken at the April 2019 ACB convention.
Robert Tiedemann serves as Principal Trombone of the New Jersey Wind Symphony. Mr Tiedemann is also Manager and Principal Trombone of Imperial Brass, a 30-piece brass band based in Westfield, NJ.
NJWS 2019 – 2020
All of the wonderful music of New York City without the hassle of bridges, tunnels, and parking! The NJWS is proud to be bringing outstanding music and world-class musicians to you in our concert space in Ridgewood, New Jersey. .
Leelanee Sterrett, Acting Associate Principal Horn of the New York Philharmonic, joins the NJWS for this season opening concert. The program will include Richard Strauss’ Horn Concerto No. 1 and a musical salute to the men and women of our Armed Forces past and present.
New York Philharmonic Principal Tuba Player Alan Baer joins the NJWS for a night of great music to celebrate the holiday season. Don’t miss the chance to be surrounded by local tuba and euphonium players serenading you in the holiday favorites performed annually at the TubaChristmas concert at Rockefeller Center.
Kim Laskowski, Associate Principal Bassoon of the New York Philharmonic, headlines the third concert of the NJWS season. Music by local composers Joseph Turrin and Wayne Ocquin will be featured on this program.
The Salvation Army New York Staff Band will share the stage with the NJWS for this concert. The New York Staff Band represents the finest in brass band performance and is a sonic experience you will not want to miss.
Side By Side Concert
The season comes to a close with over 50 of the finest local high school wind, brass, and percussion students joining the New Jersey Wind Symphony in concert. This program will also feature the winner of the 2019 – 2020 Youth Soloist Competition now in its 15th 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.
The New Jersey Wind Symphony is a proud participant in the Families First Discovery Pass Program, a partnership between the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the New Jersey Historical Commission, the New Jersey Department of Human Services, and the New Jersey Department of Health.