Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra seeks new members

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra invites members and prospective new members — with their instruments —  to a membership social on Monday, Aug. 14, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Trumpets Jazz Club, 6 Depot Square, Montclair. RSVP to or to Kristine Massari at 973-444-0357.

The orchestra is looking for new members for mandolin, mandola, mandocello, mandobass, guitar, flute and accordion. The orchestra plays classical, folk, Italian, popular, show tunes and contemporary music. All ages and levels are welcome to join and perform with the orchestra in concerts throughout the year. Loaner instruments are available from the orchestra at a minimal rental price. A decent knowledge of reading music is required — you will improve as you play. Lessons and workshops are available to all members. Enjoy meeting nice people, social events and concerts.

Do you want to play an instrument, but have little or no experience? Inquire about private or group instruction at all levels. The Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra has many instructors available for lessons at reasonable prices.

Weekly rehearsals for the Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra will be held Tuesdays, Sept. 12 through May 8, from 7:30 yo 9:30 p.m. in the Bloomfield Middle School Music Room, 60 Huck Road, Bloomfield.

Contact Mark Sample for more information about the orchestra at 973-493-2473 or

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