Musicians & Music

Meet the extraordinary men and women who have dedicated their lives to making music with your New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Get to know them as individuals, meet them at concerts and events, send them a comment about a concert you attended and learn more about the music the Orchestra performs in communities throughout the Garden State.


Learn more about Music Director Xian Zhang and the other leaders of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Greater Newark Youth Orchestras.


Get to know the members of the Orchestra. Our Ask a Musician program lets you get to know the musicians of the NJSO personally. Meet them during intermissions of most concerts.

Book an Ensemble

These programs provide unique opportunities to get up close and personal with NJSO musicians and make music-filled memories that last a lifetime. Bring the NJSO to your school or neighborhood!

Concert Coda

Interact with other concertgoers and share your thoughts about concerts you’ve attended.

Program Notes

Read about how the concert program works together, and learn interesting tidbits about the composers and their times, to help enhance your enjoyment of the performance.


Relive the power of Verdi’s Requiem and Orff’s Carmina Burana with NJSO recordings.

Connect with the NJSO Community!