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Ars Musica seeks new Music Director

Ars Musica Chorale, of Ridgewood, N.J., a suburban community 15 miles from New York City, is seeking an experienced, accomplished music director/conductor with a wide knowledge of choral literature. The Chorale is a critically praised and highly-dedicated group of 80 avocational singers with professional standards and a […]

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2016–2017 Season

2016–2017 Season

The Ars Musica Chorale is proud to announce its 2016–2017 Season, Making Peace, featuring five programs of outstanding choral, orchestral, and operatic works. Under the baton of Music Director Dusty Francis, Ars Musica’s fifty-first season includes collaborations with the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra, the Adelphi Orchestra, Ars Musica’s […]

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Ars Musica’s 50th Anniversary Gala

Ars Musica’s 50th Anniversary Gala

  Ars Musica’s 50th Anniversary Gala Dinner, help Music, treat Dancing, Silent Auction Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 7 pm The Estate at Florentine Gardens 97 Rivervale Road, River Vale, NJ 07675 Join us as we celebrate fifty years of the unique beauty and synergy of choral […]

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2014–2015 Encore Young Artists

Ars Musica is proud support and train the next generation of choral artists with The Encore Young Artist Program, which provides opportunities to exceptional young musicians to gain important skills for a career in music. Meet this year’s class of Young Artists who will be featured on […]

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Meet the Artists: Mozart’s Splendid Finale

The 2014–2015 Season concludes with a Masterworks Concert, Mozart’s Splendid Finale, an exploration in music and letters of Mozart’s final year of life. Join us as we present excerpts from some of the best works of one of history’s greatest musical minds with the help of our […]

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Preferred Restaurant Partners

Ars Musica is pleased to announce our new Preferred Restaurant Partners. Present a coupon and your ticket to Mozart’s Splendid Finale to receive a dining discount from one of six Ridgewood restaurants and our exclusive Hillsdale Partner before or after the concert (reservations are suggested). Park once to enjoy […]

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Notes on the Program: Mozart’s Splendid Finale

“Everything you’ve heard is true”—or so goes the tagline to Amadeus, Peter Shaffer’s 1984 motion-picture account of the lives of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the proud, envious Antonio Salieri, who in the film is portrayed as so threatened by Mozart’s genius that he executes a plot to […]

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2015 Wine Gala Featured Wines

Still reminiscing about the wines you tasted at the sold-out 2015 Wine Gala? Or perhaps you couldn’t make it but have heard the rave reviews. Lucky for you, our friends at Beekman Wine & Liquors in Glen Rock have agreed to stock this year’s delicious wines for […]

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Notes on the Program

On March 14 and 15, Ars Musica presented a dynamic program of three exciting works: Bernstein’s beloved Chichester Psalms, Kodàly’s colorful Missa Brevis, and Composer-in-Residence Joshua Groffman’s groundbreaking Foster the Light. Curious to know more about these incredible pieces? Read on!

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Foster the Light

n Saturday, March 14, Ars Musica audiences heard the world premiere of Foster the Light by 2014–2015 Composer-in-Residence Joshua Groffman. Here’s what the composer has to say about this exciting new work.

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