News & Updates

Oct 19, 2020

NJSO announces NJSO Virtual 20–21 digital experiences

The NJSO announces NJSO Virtual 20–21, a season of free digital experiences, from broadcasts of virtual orchestral concerts led by Music Director…

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Sep 30, 2020

NJSO and Northern New Jersey Musicians’ Guild announce new one-year side-letter agreement

The NJSO Board of Trustees and Northern New Jersey Musicians’ Guild, Local 16-248 of the American Federation of Musicians, have ratified a new one-year…

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Sep 11, 2020

NJSO announces workforce reduction due to financial impact of COVID-19

Due to the crippling financial and operational impact of COVID-19, the NJSO has made the difficult decision to implement significant administrative staff…

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July 23, 2020

NJSO Youth Orchestras Spotlight: Class of 2020

Members of the Class of 2020 reflect on their time in the NJSO Youth Orchestras.

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July 16, 2020

NJSO cancels concerts and events through December due to COVID-19 pandemic

“The safety of our patrons, musicians and staff is always top of mind,” NJSO President & CEO Gabriel van Aalst says.

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July 2, 2020

Celebrating the 2020 Terhune Awards

The NJSO acknowledges and celebrates musicians who have been members of the Orchestra for 25 years or more through the Terhune Award.

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June 5, 2020

NJSO postpones Gratias Tibi premiere in solidarity with social justice protests

In response to the tragedy of racism and the conversations and protests around social justice taking place in the United States, the NJSO has postponed…

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June 2, 2020

Blackout Tuesday

In response to the tragedy of racism and violence that continues to haunt this country, the NJSO joins the art and music industry in disconnecting from…

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May 6, 2020

NJSO commissions new work for physically distanced orchestra and choir from José Luis Domínguez

In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global pandemic, and to express gratitude to frontline medical and service workers, the NJSO has commissioned…

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Apr 8, 2020

NJSO cancels concerts and events through June 7 due to COVID-19 pandemic

The NJSO has canceled its concerts, education and community engagement activities and donor events through June 7 due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) global…

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Mar 19, 2020

Quiz | Your New Favorite Piece

Nowadays it is effortless to absorb music from many different internet outlets. Discovering new works has never been easier, so why not take the time…

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Mar 17, 2020

Postponement of NJSO concerts and events to extend through May 10 due to COVID-19 pandemic

Following new updates and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state officials, the NJSO will postpone its concerts…

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