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Music to our Ears: 9 Represent Ridgewood High School for the All-Bergen County Band

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Ridgewood NJ, Congratulations to our RHS students who auditioned and were accepted to perform as a member of the 2024 NJ All-Bergen County Band! It’s the highest number of students selected from any one school to participate in the ensemble.
The All County Band will perform on Sunday, January 14th at 3PM, Bergenfield High School.
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Calling All Composers Ridgewood Friends of Music is launching Its Fifth Annual Song Writing Contest

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Ridgewood NJ, does your child like to write songs/music? Enter our songwriting contest! All school-age students (including post-high school and college) are invited. Go to www.ridgewoodfriendsofmusic.org for details and an application. Deadline is December 1, 2023.

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Ridgewood “Octoberfest” Moved to Sunday October 8th – 11-6pm!

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Ridgewood NJ,  the Octoberfest was moved to JUST Sunday October 8th – 11-6pm! Come Hang with the family – live music, shopping, hayrides, food & more!

The Ridgewood Guild’s Tony Damiano said in a Facebook post,” Regretfully we have to cancel Oktoberfest tomorrow (Saturday.) due to the expected rain. The hayride people cannot conduct the ride because of dangerous conditions and some of the musicians can’t play. The good news is….Sunday Is supposed to be beautiful so we are extending the hours. The new time is 11:00 – 6:00.”

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Introduction to the Fundamentals of Music Production

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Music production has become more accessible and exciting than ever before. Whether you’re an aspiring musician, a sound engineer, or simply someone with a passion for music, understanding the fundamentals of music production can open up a world of creative possibilities. This article will serve as your introductory guide to the key concepts and techniques that form the foundation of music production.

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6 Creative Ways to Enjoy Free Things for Your Birthday

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Birthdays are the perfect time to celebrate, and often people go all out in spoiling themselves or those special to them. It can be easy to spend a lot of money trying to make it extra memorable, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Even on your birthday, there are plenty of ways to have a great time without spending a fortune. All it takes is a little creativity! This post will give you 6 unique ideas for making your upcoming birthday even more enjoyable without spending a dime. Continue reading 6 Creative Ways to Enjoy Free Things for Your Birthday

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Save the date, September 9, 2023, 12-6 pm, for the 2nd Annual Ho-Ho-Kus Day!

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, save the date, September 9, 2023, 12-6 pm, for the 2nd Annual Ho-Ho-Kus Day! You are invited for an afternoon of music, food, amusement and fun! Come celebrate our extraordinary town! Support your local businesses, reconnect with one another, and unite in the strength of our community.

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Annual Ridgewood Friends of Music Concert

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Ridgewood NJ, do you like listening to live professional musicians? How about when you can do it for a fraction of NYC ticket prices right here in Ridgewood?

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The Ridgewood Friends of Music 4th Annual Song-Writing Competition

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CALLING ALL COMPOSERS!

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Friends of Music reminds all students that their 4th Annual Songwriting Contest is open until December 1st – all submissions are due then. Students of any age are invited to write a song for any instrument(s), voice, or combination. Any style and any length accepted. Entries are grouped by age and are judged by professional composers and musicians. The winners in each category may have their pieces premiered at the Friends of Music Concert in January 2023! Go to www.ridgewoodfriendsofmusic.org and click on “Events” for more details and the application forms.

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North Jersey Youth theatre in Ridgewood Auditions for inaugural show “MATILDA”

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*3-Shows January 6th & 7th in Midtown Off-Broadway Equity Theatre, NYC!

Auditions – ATNY’s Inaugural NJ Musical, “MATILDA”

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Ridgewood NJ, MAGGOTS! Actors Technique NY is “crossing the pond” into NJ for their next spectacular production with the amazing and intense Tony award-winning musical, “MATILDA”!  It’s one of the most spectacular musicals ever – and it’s being produced by a team of Broadway veterans in a NJ Theatre for the first time!

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Ridgewood Fall Craft & Art Street Fair and Westwood Craft Show and Antique Show

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Ridgewood NJ, attention shoppers , the Ridgewood Fall Craft & Art Street Fair will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2022, 10:00 am-5:00 pm up and down East Ridgewood Avenue, in Ridgewood. the Ridgewood Fall Craft & Art Street Fair has over  200 exhibitors from three states with arts & crafts, a food court with food trucks and all kinds of festival foods, a large play area with inflatables for the kids, all day music, and more!

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RIDGEWOOD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TO HOLD SPRING FUNDRAISER

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Ridewood NJ, the Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra’s annual spring fundraiser is back after a two-year hiatus. Please come and celebrate the orchestra’s musicians and its mission of offering beautiful music close to home. There will be wine, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, a silent auction and music will be performed by RSO musicians.

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RIDGEWOOD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS IN WYCKOFF

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra’s string quartet and woodwind quintet performed last month at the Vista, a retirement community in Wyckoff. The appreciative audience enjoyed string performances of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “A Little Night Music” and Alexander Borodin’s “Notturno.” The woodwinds performed pieces by Francis Poulenc, George Gershwin, Adrien Barthe and William Grant Still.

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Uber Now Gives New Jersey Users Options to Book Restaurants, Nightlife , Music ,Shows and Events through the App

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Ridgewood NJ, Ride-share company Uber is rolling out a new product in select places that will let customers book anything from dining to arts and culture, nightlife, and music and shows.

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RHS Maroon Men Perform at Monday Nights Ridgewood Board of Education Meeting

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Ridgewood NJ, Mondays night Ridgewood Board of Education meeting saw a musical performance by the Ridgewood High School Maroon Men . The RHS Maroon Men performed a selection of songs a capella style. A cappella music is a performance by a singer or a singing group without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way.

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Ars Musica Chorale presents We Saw the Star: An Ars Musica Holiday!

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Ridgewood NJ, Ars Musica Chorale invites you to the first concert of their 2020-21 season, We Saw the Star: An Ars Musica Holiday, under the baton of Music Director, Brian Mummert, at West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood, New Jersey, on Saturday, December 4, 2021, 7:00 p.m. 

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