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All concerts are Tuesdays or Thursdays at Common Hour (12:30pm-1:45pm) in Shea Auditorium and are Free! (unless otherwise indicated).
The Hobart Trio is a chamber ensemble in residence at William Paterson University, comprised of WP music faculty. The piano, violin and cello trio’s repertoire encompasses the classics and works by contemporary composers.
Come enjoy a concert by the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble.
Christian Sands is widely regarded as a leading young pianist on today's jazz scene. Mentored by the legendary pianist, educator and longtime WP artist-in-residence Dr. Billy Taylor, Sands has had his share of success as a member of Christian McBride's Grammy Award-winning trio and big band, an American Pianists Association Jazz Fellowship Awards Finalist, and performances with such artists as Wynton Marsalis and others. His music feature a wide array of influences, from hip-hop, Afro-Cuban rhythms and dirty blues.?
The Inner City Ensemble presents Where Have You Gone, Trayvon? Directed by Nicholas Rodriguez
Where Have You Gone, Trayvon? examines perceptions of policing in America using original text, a contemporary dance vocabulary with elements of hip-hop, and an original music score. The Inner City Ensemble creates a vibrant urban landscape using the arts to begin a dialog on law enforcement and race relations.
Admission: $10.00 General Admission • Free for WP students This performance is only open to local schools and WP students. For school reservations, please call 973.720.3178.
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A Celebration of Women in Music – The 20th and 21st Century Works by Rebecca Clarke, Ursula Mamlok, Kati Agocs, Hilary Tann, and others
Three Voices presents their brand of innovative repertoire and programming with a concert that focuses on several representative women musicians and composers from the 20th century through today.
Iktus Duo (flute and percussion) is an ensemble based in New York City that specializes in commissioning, promotion, and educational outreach of new music.
Come hear our annual Composer-In-Residence Day concert.
Five time Grammy Award winning musician Victor Wooten has been called the most influential bassist since Jaco Pastorius. Wooten was named Bass Player of the Year three times in a row by Bass Player magazine and the first person to win the award more than once. In 2011, he was ranked #10 in the “Top Ten Bassists of All Time” by Rolling Stone. He is a master innovator of the bass guitar, gifted composer, arranger, producer, vocalist, multi instrumentalist and founding member of Béla Fleck & The Flecktones. His legendary live shows continues the tradition of funkified virtuosity forged by James Brown, Funkadelic and Prince.
Admission: $10.00 School Reservations*
This performance is only open to WP students and local schools. For $10 school reservations, please call 973.720.3178.
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300 Pompton Road
Wayne, New Jersey 07470