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Baroque Splendor

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Ridgewood NJ, Pro Arte’s final concert of the season,  Baroque Splendor, will feature three masterpieces of the Baroque era, two of which are seldom performed.  The first part of the program will showcase music of J.S. Bach and Jan Dismas Zelenka, two composers whose lives were intricately link, and the second part will feature C.P.E. Bach’s thrilling Magnificat.    
You don’t want to miss this beautiful closing concert of our 2018-2019 season under the direction of Maestro Bryan Zaros, with soloists and orchestra!   This concert is sponsored in part by PNC Wealth Management and NJ State Council on the Arts.

4pm, Sunday June 2nd, 2019 Bethlehem Lutheran Church 155 Linwood Avenue, Ridgewood NJ
Tickets $30/25/10

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Spring Clean Up at Ridgewood Emergency Services

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Emergency Services would like to thank the Grace Church of Ridgewood and the Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Ridgewood for all the help and time to landscape our Headquarters yesterday.  While the Emergency Services Volunteers were responding to emergency calls in the Village and covering the Ridgewood Baseball Parade, Volunteers from the Grace Church of Ridgewood graciously landscaped around the headquarters of Ridgewood Emergency Services.  A great spring clean-up to beautify Ridgewood.

Volunteers helping Volunteers.  Thanks to the Village of Ridgewood for the materials and tools to do the job.

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Ars Musica Chorale presents From Bach to Broadway: Organ and Songs

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Ridgewood NJ, Ars Musica Chorale will present a spectacular fundraiser, From Bach to Broadway: Organ and Songs, on Saturday, April 13, 2019, 7:00-10:00 pm at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 155 Linwood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ.

The event will feature Ars Musica Chorale’s music director James Kennerley, on organ, and the beautiful voices of our Encore Young Artists, Samina Aslam, Chad Kranak, Ravon Middlebrooks and Allison Wamser.

The evening will include hors d’oeuvres, desserts, as well as a soiree of musical entertainment. Tickets for this event are $50 and can be purchased online through April 10 at www.arsmusica.org/tickets. For more information, call 551-226-9305.

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An Ars Musica Chorale Holiday!

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Ridgewood NJ, Ars Musica Chorale continues its 53rd season with its signature An Ars Musica Holiday featuring the voices of the New Jersey State Children’s Chorus and the Ars Musica Brass and Percussion Ensemble. The performance will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, 2018, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Ridgewood, New Jersey.

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“Spirit of America’s Story”

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Ridgewood NJ, The Spirit of America’s Story: The Wall is a Traveling Exhibit Commemorating Our Country’s Fight for Freedom from 1775 to Present Day , “The Wall is a richly illustrated visual story of America’s struggles for freedom, a visual walk through our country’s history and our fight to be free. Our goal is to capture and preserve the spirit, the sacrifices and rich history of the American people. We do this by honoring those men and women in uniformed service who have and are currently serving and protecting our way of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness both here and abroad.” (Quotation excerpted from www.spiritofamericasstory.com/) Courtesy of Stanley A. Kober.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Address: 155 Linwood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
November 12th thru November 18th ,2018

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The Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra Launches its 79th Season on a High Note with New Conductor and Future Stars of Broadway

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Ridgewood NJ , The Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra (RSO) announced the first concert of its 79th season will present some of the most beloved music of Broadway, performed under the baton of its new artistic director and conductor Stephen Culbertson. The concert, featuring young musical theater professionals performing with the orchestra to present favorite Broadway melodies, will be held on October 20 at 8:00 pm at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, located at 155 Linwood Avenue, in Ridgewood, NJ.

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Pro Arte Chorale will present two summer sings with our new and exciting music director, Bryan Zaros.

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July 23,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, Pro Arte Chorale will present two Summer Sings with our new and exciting Music Director, Bryan Zaros. Please join us as Bryan takes us on these lovely musical journeys:
– Monday, July 30th, “Choral Treasures”, a variety of masterpieces from Mozart, Schubert, Haydn, and Palestrina
– Monday, August 27th, “Mosaic Mass”, a selection of magnificent works from Durufle, Beethoven, Bach and Mozart.
Pro Arte warmly welcomes you to these two enjoyable evenings to experience and sing with Masetro Bryan Zaros and the Chorale! 7:30- 9:00 pm at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 155 Linwood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ. $10 admission includes score rental and refreshments. No registration required. For more information visit www.proartechorale.org; or call 201-497-8400.

Mon, July 30, 2018
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 155 Linwood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Cost: 10.00

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The Wall is a Traveling Exhibit Commemorating Our Country’s Fight for Freedom from 1775 to Present Day!

July 10th ,2018

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Ridgewood NJ, The Spirit of America’s Story:The Wall is a Traveling Exhibit Commemorating Our Country’s Fight for Freedom from 1775 to Present Day , “The Wall is a richly illustrated visual story of America’s struggles for freedom, a visual walk through our country’s history and our fight to be free. Our goal is to capture and preserve the spirit, the sacrifices and rich history of the American people. We do this by honoring those men and women in uniformed service who have and are currently serving and protecting our way of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness both here and abroad.” (Quotation excerpted from www.spiritofamericasstory.com/) Courtesy of Stanley A. Kober.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Address: 155 Linwood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

November 12th thru November 18th ,2018

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Pro Arte Chorale Presents “Masters of Baroque” on June 3rd

May 18,2018

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Ridgewood NJ , Join Pro Arte in the last concert of the season, and the last concert with 2017 Grammy nominated Maestro Steven Fox. “Masters of Baroque” – Vivaldi’s Gloria and Handel Coronation Anthems. This will be a spectacular concert featuring members of Clarion Orchestra, NYC, and Soloists Esteli Gomez and Mikki Sodergren. Tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the event, or discounted tickets online: www.proartechorale.tix.com
For more info www.proartechorale.org or 201-497-8400.

June 3, 4pm
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 155 Linwood Ave, Ridgewood NJ

 

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Pro Arte Chorale Annual Messiah Sing along at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Ridgewood

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December 6,2017

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Ridgewood NJ, tune up those singing voices , join the Pro Arte Chorale for our Annual Messiah Sing along on Monday December 11, beginning at 7:30pm. Admission is $10, we will have scores available for those who do not have one. Refreshments following. Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Ridgewood, NJ No reservations required.

Messiah is an English-language oratorio composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible, and from the version of the Psalms included with the Book of Common Prayer. It was first performed in Dublin on 13 April 1742 and received its London premiere nearly a year later. After an initially modest public reception, the oratorio gained in popularity, eventually becoming one of the best-known and most frequently performed choral works in Western music.