Thanks for visiting! We are a community band of 100+ amateur and professional musicians who have been making and enjoying music for three decades. Don’t miss one of New Jersey’s premier volunteer musical organizations in their 30th concert season! – Americans We March Excerpt
- November 12th, 2013
RARITAN VALLEY SYMPHONIC BAND PRESENTS: A SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION
A symphonic concert that includes holiday favorites
Bridgewater, N.J., December 8, 2013— The Raritan Valley Symphonic Band (RVSB) will present its annual winter concert on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 3:00 pm in the Bridgewater-Raritan High School auditorium. The school is located at 600 Garretson Road, Bridgewater, New Jersey. Admission is free and open to the public.
The band will perform a concert titled, “A Symphonic Celebration” under the musical direction of three talented guest conductors. The band will liven up the holiday season during this program by performing “Suite from the Nutcracker,” by Peter Tchaikovsky arranged by James Curnow, “A Chanukah Celebration” arranged by David Bobrowitz, as well as Leroy Andersons’ “A Christmas Festival” and “Sleigh Ride”. A few featured songs will also include “William Byrd Suite” by Gordon Jacob and Robert Sheldon’s “Rhapsodic Celebration”.
With nearly 25 years of combined musical experience, this audience will be fortunate enough to hear the band play under the baton of three guest conductors; Meredith S. Boyan, Mountain Lakes High School Band Director, Jeffrey Smith, Rutgers University graduate candidate, and Daniel Zugale, Ridge High School Director of Bands.
Read more in the press release here…
Our concerts are made possible, in part, by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and are administered by the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission through the State/ County Partnership Local Arts Program.