The All Seasons Chamber Players to Perform, Sunday April 14, 2013

Teaneck, NJ (March 20, 2013) The All Season Chambers Players, one of New Jersey’s most popular and active chamber music ensembles, will perform a special concert of chamber music on Sunday, April 14 at 3:00 p.m. in Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Edward Williams Hall (150 Kotte Place, Hackensack, NJ). The event is sponsored by the Cultural Arts Department and will also include a reception and art exhibit in the Edward Williams Gallery of paintings by Ann Taxier.

Admission to the concert, reception and art exhibit is free and all are welcome. The audience is invited to come as early as 2:00 p.m. to enjoy the art exhibit and reception before the 3:00 concert. There is ample parking and seating and reservations are not needed. For further information call FDU’s Public Relations Office at (201) 692-7032 or (201) 692-7028, Petrocelli College at  (201) 692-2671 or the All Seasons Chamber Players at (201) 768-1331.

About the Program

The program, entitled Ein Musikalisches Fest  (“A Musical Festival), will offer classical favorites celebrating the lives of German – speaking masters from the Classical and Romantic eras. It will provide a variety of works for flute, cello and piano. Bob Lawrence, Co-Director for Programs, will introduce each piece with entertaining spoken program notes.

Performers will include flutist Brenda Sakofsky of New City, NY; violinist Bob Lawrence of NYC, cellist E. Zoe Hanssman of NYC; pianist Jean Strickholm of Demarest and guest artist pianist Virginia Perry Lamb of New Milford. Ms. Lamb has performed widely in the United States and abroad. She has recorded with numerous principals of the New York Philharmonic brass section and has appeared at Avery Fisher Hall. Ms. Lamb has taught at the Manhattan School of Music for 20 years.

Now in its 32nd season, the All Season Chamber Players has performed over 670 live concerts in the metropolitan area. In addition, thousands of people have heard the ensemble on local cable TV stations. Ensemble performers are professional musicians who also play with major area orchestras, Broadway show and summer music festivals.

Winner of the Award for Artistic Excellence from the Bergen County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs, the ensemble has also received grants from several corporate and private sources.

The All Seasons Chamber Players is performing 20 concerts in the 2012-2013 season at Edward Williams Auditorium (FDU Hackensack), the Central Unitarian Church of Paramus, the Oradell Reformed Church; Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ridgewood; the Art center in Woodbridge; Caldwell College; Cedar Crest Village; and the public libraries of New Milford, Upper Saddle River, Fort Lee, Ridgewood, Englewood, Teaneck, Mahwah and Ossining.

For further information about the ensemble’s programs, players and supporters visit or call (201) 768-1331.

For Immediate Release

FDU Office of Public Relations

   (Metropolitan Campus Office)
Dickinson Hall, Room 3365, H-DH3-13, Teaneck, NJ 07666

Dina Schipper,
Director of Public Relations
Fax: 201-692-7019

Kenna Caprio,
Communications Writer
Fax: 201-692-7019

Helen Grill,
Senior General Clerk
Fax: 201-692-7019

FDU Office of Public Relations

   (College at Florham Office)
East Cottage, Second Floor, M-EC2-01, Madison, NJ 08450

Scott Giglio,
Assistant Director of Public Relations
Fax: 973-443-8671

Daniel Landau,
Public Relations Assistant
Fax: 973-443-8671