Thursday, March 28, 2019

Youth Orchestra of Bucks County Open Call for Auditions

The Youth Orchestra of Bucks County is holding auditions on May 18th and 19th, 2019

Open Call for the 2019-2020 Season

for students 3rd-12th grade who play brass, percussion, woodwind, and string instruments

Bucks County Community College 
275 Swamp Road
Newtown, PA  18940

2 Full Orchestras, 3 Concert Bands, 3 String Orchestras, 10 Chamber Ensembles

2020 International Concert Tour of Venice, Tuscany and the Italian Lakes

For audition guidelines and to request an audition, please visit
or call 267-225-1908 

To schedule an audition, please go to:

Updated 4/23/19 Westminster College of the Arts April 2019 Events

*****Westminster Symphonic Choir
Phil the Hall

Westminster Symphonic Choir joins the NYPhil in celebrating the work of first responders and volunteers in this special concert.

Includes the final movement of Beethoven's Symphony No.9 Ode to Joy
Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries
Copeland's  Hoe-Down
Also music by Bernstein, Very Young Composers, and more

Miss America will be hosting this event 

Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 7:30PM
Friday, April 5, 2019 at 8;00PM
Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 2:00PM and 8:00PM

David Geffen Hall
10 Lincoln Center
New York, New York   10023-6970

Box Office: 212-875-5656


*****Rider Theatre
In Every Note

World-premiere production

During World War II, the famous Soviet composer, Shostakovitch, was trapped in the city. He was trying to finish his Seventh Symphony. He developed a relationship with one of his piano students which provided salvation through their music.

Preview performance:
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 7:30PM

$9 adults/non-Rider students, $5 seniors

Performances, Thursday, April 11 through Sunday, April 14, 2019

Yvonne Theater
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, New Jersey  08648

Admission is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and non-Rider students

Box Office: 609-896-7775


*****Westminster Symphonic Choir
Mozart: Requiem 

Mozart was 17 when he wrote Symphony No. 25.
He wrote the Masonic Funeral Music in his late 20s, in memory of two fellow Masons.
The Requiem was composed at the end of his life and was never finished.

Westminster Symphonic Choir joins the Philadelphia Orchestra led by Bernard Labadie

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 7:30PM
Friday, April 12, 2019 at 2:00PM
Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 8:00PM

Verizon Hall
Kimmel Center
300 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19120

Tickets: 215-893-1999
Online: http://www.


*****Westminster Chapel Choir

Westminster Chapel Choir presents composers from around the world:

Guest Artist: Ken Cowan, organ

Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 7:30PM

Bristol Chapel
Westminster Choir College
101 Walnut Lane
Princeton, New Jersey   08540

Admission: $20 Adults, $15 Students and Seniors 

Box Office: 609-921-2663


*****Westminster Conservatory at Nassau
En Famille

Pianist Mary Greenberg
Monologue in the character of Debussy's daughter, "Chouchou"
Reads letter written by Emma Bardac Debussy
Perform's Debussy's Bells Across the Leaves from Images, Book II: Children's Corner Suite

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 12:15PM

Niles Chapel
Nassau Presbyterian Church
61 Nassau Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Admission is Free 


*****Westminster Opera Theater
Love Opera Style

The complexity of different types of relationships

A Flourish of Green by Missy Mazzoli
Avow by Mark Adamo
Service Provider by Christopher Weiss and John de los Santos
Trouble in Tahiti by Leonard Bernstein

Friday, April 26, 2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Both shows at 7:30PM

Robert L. Playhouse
Westmnster Choir College
101 Walnut Lane
Princeton, New Jersey  08540

Admission: $25 adults, $20 students and seniors

Box Office: 609-921-2663


*****Vox Blue Spring Concert

New student compositions
works from Great American Songbook
Popular music by artists like Becca Stevens, John Legend, and more

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 2:00PM

Gill Memorial Chapel
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648

Admission: $20 adults, $15 students and seniors
Box Office: 609-896-7774 


*****Westminster Concert Bell Choir
Celebrating Marmark's 45th Anniversary

Favorites of spring and summer with one of the world's largest range of handbells and Choirchime Instrsuments

Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 7:00PM

Salem United Church of Christ
186 E Court Street
Doylestown, PA  18901

Admission: Free will offering


*****Westminster Williamson Voices

Celebrating the 90th anniversary of the birth of Anne Frank (1929-1945)

Annelies conducted by composer James Whitborn
Caroline Shaw's To The Hands conducted by Jame Jordan

Monday, April 29, 2019 at 7:30PM

Washington National Cathedral
3101 Wisconsin Ave NM
Washington, DC   20016

Admission: from $18

Friday, March 22, 2019

Cordus in Newtown, PA March 30, 2019

Cordus in Newtown, Pennsylvania
March 30, 2019 at 7:30PM

Cordus Mundi will perform for the first time at Lutheran Church of God's Love

791 Newtown-Yardley Road
Newtown, PA  18940

Tickets are $20

Encore piece is Bohemian Rhapsody 

Cordus Mundi is Southeaster Pennsylvania's unique source of male a capella music.

For more information about Cordus Mundi, please visit their website by clicking the link below:

The Beatitudes Cesar Franck Sunday, March 24, 2019

The Beatitudes by Cesar Franck

A lyrically beautiful choral masterwork not to be missed!

This iconic sacred text has rarely been set to music.

Artistic Director Thomas  Lloyd directs the 100-member Choral Society, in the Sunday, March 24 modern regional premiere of French Romantic-period composer Cesar Franck's, The Beatitudes, using Catherine M. Bradley's 1899 English translation.

The Choral Society will be accompanied by the professional orchestra, Symphony in C, and includes soloists: soprano Melissa Mino, mezzo soprano Misoon Ghim, tenpr Dann Coakwell, baritone Randall Scarlata, and bass baritone Jason Switzer.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Bucks County Association of Piano Teachers Recitals at Cairn University February 23, 2019

The Bucks County Association of Piano Teachers Duet Recitals at Cairn University in Langhorne, PA on February 23, 2019


Etude D'execution Transendante V by F. Liszt
Performed by Cairn University guest artist Rebekah

Let's Rock by M. Goldston
Performed by Bella, Adam, and Benny

You're a Grand Old Flag by G.M. Cohen/Faber
Performed by Adam and Mrs. Lorrie

Russian Folk Song by Trad./Faber
Benny and Mrs. Lorrie

Jumpin' Jazz Cat by R. and N. Faber
Performed Bella and Mrs.  Lorrie

Saxophone Romp by D. Alexander
Turkish March by L. Beethoven/Faber
Performed by Ryan and Mrs. Lorrie

Eternally Music by N. Faber
Perfromed by Ella and Mrs. Lorrie

Hopscotch by C. Miller
Performed by Noah and Ella

Allegro Op.62, No.10 by H. Berens
Performaed by Noah and Mrs. Lorrie

Aura Lee by Trad. Folk Song/Faber
Performed by Mollie and Mrs. Lorrie

Honky Tonk Ride by M. Goldston
Performed by Mollie  and Zoe

The Juggler by R. and N. Faber
Performed by Zoe and Mrs. Lorrie

March by H. Berens
Musette by J.S. Back/Schaum
Performed by Lily and Mrs. Lorrie

Alexander March by L. Beethoven/Faber
Performed by Brynn and Mrs. Lorrie

Neon Lights by M. Goldston
Performed by Jayne and Brynn 

Russian Bear Dance by C. Miller
Performed by Jayne and Mrs. Lorrie

Fifth Avenue Blues by M. Mier
Race to the Peak by M. Bober
Performed by Jane and Mrs. Lorrie

Land of Hope and Glory by E Elgar/Thompson
The Elephant by C. Saint/Saens/Thompson
Performed by Samuel and Yuliya 

America the Beautiful by S.A. Ward/C Matz
Performed by Gabrielle with Mrs. Irina

Minuet in D Minor by J.S. Bach/Lancaster
Performed by Jamie with Mrs. Irina

Ivan Sings by A. Khachaturian/Lancaster
Performed by Alexandra with Mrs. Irina

Knecht Ruprecht by R. Schumann/Lancaster
Performed by Victoria with Mrs. Irina

Concertino for Clarinet and Piano by C.M. von Eber
Performed by Joanne and Joseph


Etude D'execution Transendante V by F. Liszt
Performed by Cairn University guest artist Rebekah

Chopsticks Here and There by D.C. Glover
Performed by Maya and Michael

Sword Dance by R, and N. Faber
Performed by Russell and Mrs. Lorrie

Sombrero Song by M. Bober
Performed by Russell and Augustgrace

Minuetto Sentimentale by G. Galluzzi
Performed by August Grace  and Mrs. Lorrie

Round n' Round by L.F. Olson
Performed by Linny and Dina

Clap Hands Dance by C. Miller
Winter Waltz by D. Alexander
Performaed by Lila and Mrs. Belinda

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious by R. Sherman/Faber
Performed by Lila, Kristin, and Mrs. Belinda

Aura Lee by Trad. Folk Song/Faber

She'll Be Comin' Round the Mountain by Trad. Folk Song/Faber

Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be? by Trad. Folk Song/Faber
Performed by Kristin and Mrs. Belinda

C-D-E by B. Ash
Performed by Alexander and Mrs. Belinda

Little Prelude by L. Schytte/Ash
Performed by Sarah and Mrs. Belinda

Central Park Ride by R. Vandall
Performed by Phoebe and Ms. Jennifer

Petite Spanish Dance by C. Miller
Performed by David and Mr. M

The Scarlet Cape by R. Federer
Performaed by Amitand Neta

Libertango by A. Piazolla/Biniatishvili
Performed by Adelle and Leah

International Grande Music Competition 2019 in April

The International Grande Music Competition will be held:

Sunday, April 28, 2019

for musicians ages 7 to 18 

Age Groups: 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18

Instruments eligible for live audition:
Pinao, Strings (Violin, Cello, Viola, Double Bass), Woodwinds & Chamber Music

Instruments eligible for YouTube audition:
Piano, Strings, Woodwinds, Brass, Voice & Chamber Music

David Greer Recital Hall
Bloomingdale School of Music in NYC
323 West 108th Street
(Between Broadway and Riverside Dr.)
New York, New York   10025

Auditions will be live or on YouTube and winners will be awarded separately

Deadline for applications is April 9, 2019

For the YoutTube audition, the YouTube link can be emailed separately by April 19, 2019

For information about Rules & Regulations, Judges, Awards, Winners, and to Apply, see website at: 

Total prizes up to the amount of $5000 will be awarded ti=o Grand Prize and Top Prize winners