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Montclair, NJ 07042
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(908)267-2619

CMS-NJ is an organization comprised of young professional musicians. Throughout the year, we will provide the community with chamber music concerts as well as partnering with public schools and other non-profits. Part of our educational outreach will be introduce and promote chamber music to students of all ages with various clinics, master classes, and recitals.

Concerts


Music Under the June Moon
Jun
9
8:00 PM20:00

Music Under the June Moon

Come join us for our third annual open-air concert at Montclair's beautiful Anderson Park!

Please note there is a rain date for this concert on Sunday June 10th at 8:00pm.

Program:

Maurice Ravel - String quartet

Felix Mendelssohn - String quartet in Eb op. 12

Artists:

Lily Holgate, Kenneth Trotter - violins

Jordan Fusco - viola

Liam Veuve - cello

This program has been proudly supported by a grant from Investors Bank Foundation and additional support from Bravitas Group/Silver Family Foundation. 

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The American Sun
Nov
11
7:30 PM19:30

The American Sun

Please join us for an evening of Haydn, Dvořák, and Shostakovich!

Program:

  • Haydn: String Quartet op. 20, "Sun" no. 4 in D
  • Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Quartet
  • Dvořák: String Quartet op. 96 "American"

Lily Holgate and Kenneth Trotter - violins

Jordan Fusco - viola

Liam Veuve - cello

Tickets: $20 general; $10 students 12/under

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Music Under the June Moon
Jun
10
8:00 PM20:00

Music Under the June Moon

Join us for an evening of string quartets in the open air in Montclair's beautiful and historic Anderson Park.

  • String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96 "American" - Antonin Dvorak
  • String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 20 - Franz Joseph Haydn

Lily Holgate, Kenneth Trotter - violins. Jordan Fusco - viola. Liam Veuve - cello. 

 

 

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Art of the Piano Trio
Nov
13
3:00 PM15:00

Art of the Piano Trio

Come kick off our 2016-2017 season with a concert featuring two piano trios by Haydn and Mendelssohn, as well as Franck's romantic violin sonata!

CMS-NJ artists Luis Ortiz, Lily Holgate, and Liam Veuve return to the sanctuary of Grace Presbyterian to present these classic chamber works. 

Program:

Haydn - Trio in Eb major Hob. XV:29

Mendelssohn - Trio in C minor op. 66

Franck - Sonata in A major for violin and piano

Tickets $20/$10

To purchase discounted tickets in advance, click here!

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Evening concert in Anderson Park
Jun
11
8:00 PM20:00

Evening concert in Anderson Park

Join us for an evening of string quartets in the open air in Montclair's beautiful and historic Anderson Park.

String quartet op. 18 no. 1 - Ludwig v. Beethoven

String quartet in C major K. 465 "Dissonance" - Wolfgang Amadé Mozart

Two pieces for String Quartet - Dmitri Shostakovich

Lily Holgate, Mia Laity - violins. Jordan Tarantino - viola. Sam DeCaprio - cello. 

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Sponsored by Friends of Anderson Park in Montclair.

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Mozart at St. Andrew's
May
15
5:00 PM17:00

Mozart at St. Andrew's

For those who missed "Rock me Amadeus" in the Fall, we are delighted to be able to reprise this all-Mozart program at St. Andrew's church in Harrington Park.  

Violin sonata in E minor K. 304

Piano Quartet in Eb major K. 493

String quartet in C major K. 465 "Dissonance"

Lily Holgate, Mia Laity - violins. Jordan Tarantino - viola. Liam Veuve - cello. Luis Ortiz - piano

Tickets $20/$10

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Music for brass by Eric Ewazen
May
6
7:30 PM19:30

Music for brass by Eric Ewazen

Our brass quintet returns to present an evening of music by New York-based composer, Eric Ewazen.

A Western Fanfare

Colchester Fantasy

Philharmonic Fanfare

Frost Fire

Perry Sutton, Christopher Stingle - trumpets. Erin Paul - horn. Nicole Abissi - trombone. JJ Cooper - bass trombone. 

Tickets $10/$5. Click HERE to purchase in advance.

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Chorus of Communities - Mozart and more!
Apr
16
7:30 PM19:30

Chorus of Communities - Mozart and more!

Come hear a collaborative concert featuring our CMS-NJ string quartet in performance of choral masterworks.

W.A. Mozart:
-Missa Brevis in C Major K. 259
-Regina Coeli in C K. 276
-Exultate Jubilate for Soprano K. 165

G.F. Handel - "Ombra mai fu" from Xerxes

Thomas Morley Madrigals

Artistic Director - Richard Morgan

Continuo - Sean Price

Soloists - Joanne Dadd, Sharon Byrne, Tai Collins, Kofi Hayford

CMS-NJ string quartet - Amy Soto, Jordan Tarantino - violins. Heather Faust - viola. Elizabeth Cook - cello

$12-General admission $10-Students and seniors

$25-Extended family special

More information here.

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Nov
8
3:00 PM15:00

Rock Me Amadeus

Sunday, November 8th, 2015
3:00pm

Please join us for an afternoon of Mozart!

Our all-Mozart program will include:

  • Violin Sonata in E Minor, K. 304
  • Piano Quartet No. 2 in in Eb, K. 493
  • String Quartet in C Major, K. 465 "Dissonance"

$25 general admission

  • Lily Holgate - Violin
  • Marina Kifferstein - Violin
  • Jordan Tarantino - Viola
  • Liam Veuve - Cello
  • Luis Ortiz - Piano

 

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Sep
20
3:30 PM15:30

Gala Fundraiser

Sunday, September 20th, 2015
3:30pm

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE FIRST EVENT OF OUR SECOND SEASON!
The money raised at this concert will help fund the rest of our season.

The program will include:

  • Clarinet Sonata Op. 167 - Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Viola Sonata in Eb Major, Op. 120 No. 2 - Johannes Brahms
  • 3 Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano, Op. 83 - Max Bruch

$25 general admission

  • Giuseppe Fusco - Clarinet
  • Jordan Tarantino - Viola
  • Paul Conrad - Piano

 

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May
8
1:30 PM13:30

Governor Livingston High School concert

Our woodwind quintet will be presenting a portion of our evening concert for the instrumental music students at Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights.  A brief talk will be presented regarded general history, tradition, and practice of chamber music.  After the performance, the artists will open up a question and answer session to the students.

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Oct
24
7:00 PM19:00

Inaugural Concert

  • Grace Presbyterian Church 153 Grove St Montclair, NJ 07042 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our inaugural concert will feature:

Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 18 No. 1

Mozart's Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581

Schubert's "Shepherd on the Rock" for soprano, clarinet, and piano; D 965 - op. post. 129

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Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

Evening Chamber Recital

Our evening recital in Bayonne is a precursor to our official season.  Admission is free but there will an opportunity to donate money towards the upcoming season of CMS-NJ.

 

Giuseppe Fusco - Flute/Clarinet

Meg Zervoulis - Piano

Jordan Tarantino - Viola

 

Featuring works by: Ravel, Telemann, Händel, Schumann, Fauré, and Debussy.

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