Arts News

List of 6 news stories.

  • First Art Exhibit in the David Teiger ’47 Gallery for the Studio Arts is September 4 – October 8, 2018

    PAX Rwanda: Embroideries of the Women of Savane Rutongo-Kabuye, an exhibit of vibrant embroideries created by Rwandan artists will be featured in the David Teiger ’47 Gallery for the Studio Arts at Newark Academy from September 4 - October 8, 2018.  A reception will be held in the Teiger Gallery on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. The exhibit is comprised of elaborately rendered scenes of Rwanda’s culture, its people and the beautiful animals of West Africa. Bogota resident Juliana Meehan discovered the embroideries as a tourist to Rwanda in 2010 and curates the collection. In addition to showing the work, Meehan will share her stories of these artists and her experiences in Rwanda with Newark Academy students.  
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  • Newark Academy Jazz Director Julius Tolentino Recipient of 2018 Jazz Education Achievement Award

    Congratulations Julius Tolentino on being selected as the recipient of the New Jersey Association for Jazz Education (NJAJE) 2018 Jazz Education Achievement Award! His work with our students and Chameleon, NA’s Jazz Band, service to NJAJE, involvements with the Jazz Education Network are among the few reasons for his selection. 
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  • Newark Academy’s Jazz Band Chameleon Placed Second in 2018 Essentially Ellington

    Congratulations to Chameleon for placing second in the nation at the 23rd Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival! This is the fourth time Newark Academy has made it to the finals and the first time NA came in the top three. Taking the stage at Lincoln Center, Chameleon, led by NA's Jazz Director Julius Tolentino, brought the house down with their performances and our students captured the audience and wouldn't let go. The weekend's performances left us speechless and in awe of this inspiring group. 
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  • NA Choir Celebrates 14 Seniors

    Congratulations to the Class of 2018 and to the 14 choral seniors who have dedicated their high school careers to our choral program! 
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  • Chamber Music Concert, May 20

    On May 20, the Arts Department will present its annual Chamber Music Concert at 3:00pm in the Choral Room. The concert is free and open to the public is a celebration of some of NA's finest musicians as they share works of the great composers of the past 400 years! The concert will be dedicated to the memory of Karen Pinoci, our beloved cello teacher, conductor, friend, and colleague.
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  • Spring Dance Concert, May 24

    Join us on May 24 at 7:30pm in Rose Auditorium for the Spring Dance Concert, "For the Love of Dance." The evening features 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 ballet, contemporary, tap, jazz, and street jazz. Admission is free. Contact Yvette Luxenberg for questions.
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2018-19 Arts Events

Art Exhibit by PAX Rwanda: Embroideries of the Women of Savane Rutongo-Kabuye
Tuesday, September 4 – October 8
Music Faculty Benefit Concert
Thursday, October 4, 7:00 p.m.
Art Exhibit by Jordan Matter: Born to Dance
October 16 – November 20
Fall Drama: The Laramie Project
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, November 1 – 3, 7:00 p.m.
Fall Dance Concert
Saturday, November 17, 7:00 p.m.
IB/Advanced Student Art Reception
Thursday, December 6, 2:30 p.m.
7th and 8th Grade Winter Instrumental Concert
Thursday, December 6, 7:00 p.m.
Winter Wind Ensemble & Jazz Concert
Saturday, December 8, 7:00 p.m.
Winter Choral Concert
Wednesday, December 12, 7:30 p.m.
6th Grade Instrumental & Choral Concert
Wednesday, December 19, 4:30 p.m.

Community Art Exhibit
January 16 – February 14,
Reception: Wednesday, January 16, 2:30 p.m.
Upper School Orchestra and Chamber Group Concert
Thursday, January 17, 7:00 p.m.
Winter Musical
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, February 28 – March 2, 7:00 p.m.
Evening of Jazz for Newtown
Friday, April 5, 7:00 p.m.
Upper School Spring Choral Concert
Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 p.m.
IB/Advanced Acting Evening of Theater
Friday, April 26, 7:00 p.m.
Upper School Spring Instrumental Concert
Sunday, April 28, 3:00 p.m.
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.