Music Students Recital Scheduled

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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Raritan Valley Community College’s Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Department will present a Music Students Recital, Wednesday, November 8, at 7:30 p.m., in the Welpe Theatre at the College’s Branchburg campus. The program is being coordinated by Tony Strong, RVCC Associate Professor of Music.

The program will feature performances by music majors in the Department’s Associate of Fine Arts and Associate of Arts (Music Option) degree programs, as well as music students from studio and ensemble classes. The recital’s program will include solo, accompanied and ensemble pieces, featuring a variety of musical styles and traditions. Original student compositions and arrangements also will be presented.

Featured performing students will include cellist Rafael Alvarez (Flemington); pianists Mia Mazzariello (Stewartsville), Joshua Narsu (Basking Ridge), and Kennedy Smith (Franklin Park); and vocalists Christopher Compton (Stirling), Andi Fairchild (Millington), Teresa Fois (Readington), Patrick Gardner (Bridgewater), Gretchen Ginsberg (Hackettstown), Gillian Koch (Flemington), Brandon Loree, Christian Loree and Jonathan Loree (Hillsborough), Christopher Piel (Hampton), and Kristine Sauerborn (Whitehouse Station).

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, call the VAPA office at 908-218-8876 or Tony Strong at 908-526-1200, ext. 8394.

Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development and personal enrichment courses. The College also has a performing arts center and planetarium.

RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses, and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit



October 24, 2017

Media contact: Donna Stolzer, 908-526-1200, ext. 8383

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