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Student Performance [clear filter]
Tuesday, October 25

9:00am EDT

Con Brio A Cappella Group
Con Brio is a mixed-voice, a cappella group open to all students at HVCHS and is completely student-lead, from audition to vocal arrangement to performance.  Students audition in the fall of each year for acceptance to this highly competitive group.  The group performs a wide variety of sacred, secular, pop, contemporary, and a cappella repertoire. The ensemble performs at various school, community, and private events.

Tuesday October 25, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am EDT
Entrance to Exhibit Hall

11:00am EDT

AMANDA GABRIEL from Jonathan Dayton High School, Springfield
Amanda Gabriel, a 17 year-old senior at Jonathan Dayton High School in Springfield, is an aspiring musician and performer. She has a strong background in theater, having begun performing in shows at age 7. Some of her credits include “Kitty” in The Drowsy Chaperone, “Bridget” in Bring it On! The Musical, “Abuela Claudia” in In the Heights, and most recently, “Whatsername” in the first-ever high school production of Green Day’s American Idiot. In addition to musical theater, Amanda is an avid songwriter, performing live at The Bitter End in New York City. While singing is her main passion, she also plays piano, guitar, bass, ukulele, and the cello. She is the lead singer and keyboardist of “Crossing Morris,” a band consisting of her brother (drums) and two close neighbors (guitar & bass). At her high school, she is the director of the school’s a cappella group, and a member of the choir, orchestra, and jazz band.


Tuesday October 25, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
Investors Bank Theater

12:00pm EDT

The Hunterdon Central Regional High School (HCRHS) Fiddle Club, started by director William Magalio, has been in existence for more than 10 years. The group performs a wide variety of musical styles – from Celtic to Gypsy, Klezmer to bluegrass and Scottish to Canadian folk music. The group is very versatile, allowing flexibility for different numbers of students depending on performance space. The fiddlers perform over 20 times each year in and around the community.

William Magalio has worked at Hunterdon Central Regional High School as an instrumental music director for the past 20 years. During his tenure, he has served as the director of the orchestra program at Central, currently directing three string orchestras, two full orches-tras, the pit orchestra for the school’s musical and the fiddle club.

Tuesday October 25, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
County Cafe

2:00pm EDT

The Linden High School Dance Company, under the direction of Barbara Brady, has performed throughout the Linden community and New Jersey for the past 17 years entertaining audiences in a variety of dance genres.

Annually, they perform in a holiday and a spring concert at the school and have participated in cultural celebrations for Chinese New Year, Black History Month, Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, Columbus Day and Halloween. Each year, they teach the NJROTC cadets how to do the waltz and salsa for their annual Navy Ball, and have even done cross-curricular lessons teaching the Charleston dance to history classes, while the classes are studying the Roaring 20’s. Throughout the years, they have traveled to special needs schools, performing and teaching children about dance. The group participates in the Union County Teen Arts Festival and have been chosen to perform in the Union County Teen Arts Showcase at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway. The Dance Company has also performed numerous times for close to 1000 educators at the N.J. Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance’s (NJAHPERD) Annual Convention. In addition to the accomplish-ments of the dancers, Barbara Brady is the 2016 NJAHPERD Dance Teacher of the Year.

Tuesday October 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT
Investors Bank Theater
Wednesday, October 26

11:00am EDT

The New Brunswick High School (NBHS) Choir is beginning its fifth year under the direction of Jennifer Emery.  This ensemble encompasses students of all skill levels in grades nine through 12. In recent years, students have gone on to study music at Rutgers University and Westminster Choir College.  The choir has received excellent ratings at the NJ American Choral Directors Association High School Choral Festival and Music in the Parks. In 2015, they began a collaboration with Cantabile Chamber Chorale, an award-winning adult choir in Middlesex County.

Wednesday October 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:30am EDT
Investors Bank Theater

12:00pm EDT

The Hanover Park High School (HPHS) Chamber Singers, students in grades nine through 12, have consistently earned superior rat-ings at local and regional festivals and competitions. The group sings throughout the year in a variety of curricular, co-curricular, and service-learning performances. Their favorite annual endeavors include the holiday caroling trips to the senior citizens’ and assisted living centers. These students are also accomplished actors, danc-ers, athletes, scholars, artists, and instrumentalists.

The students are directed by Helen Ferrante de Britez, who is cur-rently in her 25th year at HPHS, where she teaches vocal music, music theory, string ensemble, and American popular music, in addition to directing and producing the spring musical.

Wednesday October 26, 2016 12:00pm - 12:30pm EDT
County Cafe

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