Midday Concert Series presents

  • The Hobart Trio
    Jan 25, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    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.

    Admission:  FREE


     

  • New Jersey Percussion Ensemble
    Feb 01, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Come enjoy a concert by the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble.

    Admission:  FREE


     

  • African Heritage Month Concert
    Pianist Christian Sands

    Feb 08, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    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.?

    Admission:  FREE

    Christian Sands


     

  • The Inner City Ensemble presents
    Where Have You Gone, Trayvon?

    Feb 15, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    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.

    Inner City Ensemble on Facebook


     

  • Women's History Month Concert
    Three Voices featuring
    Ann Roggen, viola • Lara Nie, mezzo-soprano • Tim McCullough, piano

    Mar 01, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    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.

    Admission:  FREE


     

  • Iktus Duo
    Mar 08, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Iktus Duo (flute and percussion) is an ensemble based in New York City that specializes in commissioning, promotion, and educational outreach of new music. 

    Admission:  FREE

    Iktus Duo


     

  • Composer-In-Residence Day
    Mar 29, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    Come hear our annual Composer-In-Residence Day concert.

    Admission:  FREE


     

  • Victor Wooten Trio
    Apr 05, 2018 @ 12:30 PM
    Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts

    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.

    Victor Wooten