Students stay engaged at Bloomfield Summer Arts

Students stay engaged at Bloomfield Summer Arts

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — During the past month, township children joined by local kids, enjoyed the 42nd year of the Bloomfield Summer Arts Workshop currently winding down in Bloomfield Middle School classrooms. The curriculum is under the direction of Jennifer Khoury, the fine and performing arts supervisor for the school district. More than 140 children attended […]

Winter concert with Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Music director Israel “Buzz” Herman will conduct the Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra in its second concert of the 2018-2019 season on Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m. with a program that will include the Symphony No. 1 in D minor of Charles Gounod, “Somerset Rhapsody” of Gustav Holst and the Viola Concerto in […]

Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra to open new season

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Music director Israel Herman will open the Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra’s 86th season on Sunday, November 18, at 3 p.m. with a program including Carl Maria von Weber’s “Overture to Oberon”; “Violin Concerto No. 1,” by Max Bruch; and “Beethoven Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 (Pastoral).” The concert will be […]

Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra concert on March 11

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Music director Israel Herman will conduct the Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra in its second concert of the 2017-2018 season on Sunday, March 11, at 3 p.m. with an exciting program that will include Rossini’s Overture to “Il barbiere de Siviglia,” the Felix Mendelssohn Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64, and Franz […]

Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra to present annual spring concert

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra, led by maestro Enrico Granafei, will present its annual spring concert Sunday, May 7, at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road in Bloomfield. The program, “Mandolin Romance,” will explore popular show tunes, classical pieces and Italian favorites. Admission is charged. For additional […]

Bloomfield to host a ‘Mini Schubertiade’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra with the Bloomfield Chorale present a joint concert on Sunday, March 5, featuring the music of Schubert, Balakirev and others. The performance begins at 3 p.m. at the Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road in Bloomfield. Both the symphony and chorale — formerly the Bloomfield Civic Chorus — […]

Local mandolinist recognized for commitment to music

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Throughout Peter Longo’s 94 years, music has been a constant. It was music, particularly the sounds of his beloved mandolin, that amused him while growing up in a close-knit Italian neighborhood years before everyone had televisions. It was music that comforted him while stationed in Italy during World War II, listening to […]