Annual Music Faculty Recital to be Presented

Monday, February 3, 2020
john sichel at the piano

Raritan Valley Community College’s Arts & Design department will present the annual Music Faculty Recital, Sunday, February 23, at 3 p.m., in the Welpe Theatre at the College’s Branchburg campus. The program will be coordinated by John Sichel, Associate Professor of Music.

Featured music faculty will include Steve Hudson, piano (New York City); John Loehrke, bass (New York City); John Sichel, piano (Mountainside); Michael Eckhart, guitar (Hillsborough); and Eldad Tarmu, vibraphone (Union City). Also appearing are guests Renato Thoms, percussion (Brooklyn, NY), and Stacey O'Connell, flute (Ewing).

The program will include solo, accompanied and ensemble pieces, spanning a wonderful variety of musical styles, traditions and repertory. Original compositions and arrangements also will be featured.

General admission tickets cost $12 each, $8 for students and seniors. For advance ticket reservations, contact the RVCC Theatre Box Office at 908-725-3420. For additional information, contact the Arts & Design department at 908-218-8876 or John Sichel at 908-526-1200, ext. 8813.

Ranked by,, and as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory; a 1,000-seat Theatre offering professional performances for all ages; and an Honors College for high achieving students.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit



February 3, 2020

PR #77