Concert Series 2013-2014

faculty favorites celebrate homecoming 

Faculty Favorites Celebrate Homecoming

Saturday, September 21, 2013 • 6 PM • Alumni Theatre

The Music Department faculty will remember songs made famous by Frank Sinatra as part of a concert of classical music and jazz. We celebrate our Caldwell University alumni, especially our 50th anniversary class, with a special discounted admission of $10 for alumni.


Garden State Opera performs Il Campanello (Donizetti) and the premiere of Tamar da Timna (Santelli)

Sunday, October 27, 2013 • 4 PM • Student Center Auditorium
Free Dress Rehearsal for school groups: Friday, October 25, 2013 • 11 AM

The Garden State Opera, assisted by the Caldwell University Choir and Kennedy Dancers will perform Donizetti’s one-act comedy Il Campanello di Notte and the premiere of Tamar da Timna. Sung in Italian with English super-titles, the performance will be accompanied by full orchestra and conducted by GSO founder and artistic director, Francesco Santelli. For more information go to

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and administered by the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.

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Sky Band

Sunday, November 10, 2013 • 4 PM
Student Center Auditorium
Pre-concert talk and demonstration:3 PM

Sky Band is a Haitian band that plays Kompa Direk, music that reflects the spirit of Haiti and its people living in New York City. The music is vibrant, cultural, and spiritual with strong beats and melodic rhythms. It tells of the desire to continue the Haitian Culture while learning and loving a new language and culture. Special ticket price of $10.

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Christmas Spectacular!

Friday, December 6, 2013 • 8 PM
Student Center Auditorium

Celebrate the holiday season with the High School Honor Band and Caldwell University Wind Ensemble and Choir! Featuring works by NJ composer, Joseph Turrin and an international Christmas celebration and culminating with the annual carol sing along, under the direction of Laura Greenwald and Rebecca Vega.

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Paul Meyers, Guitar • Music of Brazil and Beyond

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 • 8 PM • Alumni Theatre
Snow date: February 13, 2014

One of the top jazz guitarists of our time, Paul Meyers combines a deep understanding of the jazz tradition with strong influences of Brazilian, Latin and classical music to create a truly unique sound.

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Music and the Arts through Song

Sunday March 2, 2014 • 4 PM • Alumni Theatre

Warren Helms, piano; Laura Greenwald, soprano; Betsy Mackenzie Stubbs, mezzo-soprano; Kerry Stubbs, tenor; James Splond, baritone

Explore relationships of music with architecture, sculpture, poetry, painting and literature through the arias and art songs of Handel, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Debussy, Verdi and others performed by a quartet of professional singers accompanied by Warren Helms.



Thursday, March 27, 2014 • 8 PM • Alumni Theatre

The trio will perform music from the early 19th century through the early 21st century. Pieces include a trio by Austrian composer and pianist, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Trois Aquarelles by the French composer and flutist Philippe Gaubert and Voices of the Rainforest by the Spanish composer and pianist Elisenda Fábregas.

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Chris Washburne and SYOTOS

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
7 PM discussion  8 PM concert  Alumni Theatre

Founded by trombonist Chris in 1992, SYOTOS performs Latin Jazz with a global reach, combining Afro-Cuban, funk, jazz, gospel and contemporary classical music. SYOTOS pushes the genre of Latin Jazz into uncharted waters, embracing dissonance, and weaving contemporary uptempo beats with a driving sound. For more see



Individual Tickets: $20 Gener­al, $15 Students/Seniors/Alumni
Sky Band and Christmas Spectacular: All tickets $10!
Group Discount: (10 or more tickets to a single concert) 20% discount
Subscription: (8 Concerts) $112 General, $88 Students/Seniors: 20% Savings!

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