Arts News

List of 6 news stories.

  • NA’s Classical Musicians Host Evening of Chamber Music

    Come celebrate great music with for an Evening of Chamber Music and hear Newark Academy’s classical musicians will play solos and chamber music on May 30 in the Middle School Common Room at 7:00 p.m. Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Saint-Saens, Borodin, Dont, Sarasate, Gliere, Ibert, and Hovhaness compositions will be featured in this final concert of the year. Admission is free.
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  • NA Concert Choir Preforms at NJPAC

    Newark Academy’s Concert Choir was be joined four local high school choirs, the Newark Boys Chorus, three professional soloists, and the New Jersey Youth Symphony 100-piece orchestra in the full performance of Carl Orff's, Carmina Burana on May 19 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. The performance was conducted by Maestra Helen Cha-Pyo (mother of Michael Pyo '22 and Christopher Pyo '17). She is the Artistic Director of the NJ Youth Symphony.

    “Not only was this a shared experience for our NA singers, but for ALL of the students involved,” NA Choral Director Viraj Lal said. “It's not often that you get to be part of something greater and larger than yourself. That is the gift of Choral Singing.”
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  • Chameleon Garners Awards at Essentially Ellington

    Newark Academy’s renowned jazz band Chameleon was once again selected as one of the top 15 jazz bands in the nation to play at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 24th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band and Competition, which was May 9-11 in New York City. The band won a section award for outstanding rhythm section and honorable mention for piano. Vikram Bala ’20 won an award for Outstanding Bass and Michael Wang ’20 won for Outstanding Alto Sax, while Alan Lin ’19 received Honorable Mention on Clarinet and Samantha Powell ’19 received Honorable Mention for Vocals. 

    See Chameleon perform “Stablemates” at the 2019 competition here: https://youtu.be/bVsoEzEK7OU
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  • NA Concert Choir Preforming at NJPAC

    Newark Academy’s Concert Choir will be joining four other local high school choirs, the Newark Boys Chorus, 3 professional soloists, and the New Jersey Youth Symphony 100-piece orchestra in the full performance of Carl Orff's, Carmina Burana on May 19 at NJPAC at 3pm. This performance will be conducted by Maestra Helen Cha-Pyo (mother of Michael Pyo '22 and Christopher Pyo '17). She is the Artistic Director of the NJ Youth Symphony.
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  • NA Spring Dance Concert: “Feels Like Home”

    The Newark Academy Arts Departments invites you to join us on May 23 at 7:00 p.m. in Rose Auditorium for a joyous dance concert featuring all dance classes, as well as Advanced/IB student-choreographed pieces. The show is family friendly and features a variety of music and dance genres including classical ballet, contemporary, tap, and jazz. Admission is free. For more information, contact Yvette Luxenberg at yluxenberg@newarka.edu.
     
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  • Newark Academy’s Nominations for Paper Mill Playhouse 24th Rising Star Awards

    Newark Academy received two nominations for the Paper Mill Playhouse 24th Rising Star Awards, a prestigious competition for outstanding work in high school theatre in New Jersey. NA received a nomination for Orchestra, while Zach Kessel ’19 received one for outstanding performance by a leading actor in a musical.
     
    The 2019 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards will take place at Paper Mill Playhouse on Tuesday, June 4, at 7:30 p.m., featuring presenters from Broadway and beyond. The ceremony will be broadcast live on television and online through Paper Mill Playhouse video partner, Hometown Television (HTTV), of Summit, New Jersey.
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Archive

2018-19 Arts Events

Middle School Evening of the Arts
Thursday, May 2,
Art Reception: 6:00 p.m. Concert: 7:00 p.m.
 
Upper School Choral Cabaret
Saturday, May 4, 7:00 p.m.
 
Middle School Play
Thursday, Friday, May 9 – 10, 7:00 p.m.
 
Spring Dance Concert
Thursday, May 23, 7:00 p.m.