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originally published: 07/19/2022

(HADDONFIELD, NJ) — The Symphony in C Brass and Percussion Ensemble will perform a free outdoor concert on the Haddonfield Library grounds on Saturday August 6, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. (rain date is Sunday August 7 at 4:00 p.m.). The concert will be conducted by Haddonfield resident Paul Bryan.

This program features a selection of summer favorites, from hit movie themes to patriotic favourites, there’s something for everyone! Please bring your chairs or blanket to enjoy this outdoor concert.

Free tickets are available on Eventbrite.

Paul Bryan has a brilliant career as a performer and educator. In addition to his position at the Curtis Institute of Music, he is director and conductor of Bravo Brass, the brass ensemble of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra; music director of the Philadelphia Wind Symphony and Symphony in C’s Symphony Summer Camp; and conductor of the Young Artists Summer Program at Curtis Summerfest.

Mr. Bryan has served as conductor of the Drexel University Orchestra and Philadelphia’s All-City Concert Band; and performed with New York Summer Music Festival ensembles, Play On, Philly!, and numerous honor bands throughout the Delaware Valley. He has conducted concerts with a wide range of groups, from the Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra’s wind and brass ensembles to the Boyz II Men.

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Mr. Bryan is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and Temple University, where he studied trombone with Glenn Dodson and Eric Carlson and conducting with David Hayes, Arthur Chodoroff and Lawrence Wagner. He joined the staff of Curtis in 1993, became a faculty member in 2009, and dean of students in 2013. He also serves on the faculty of Temple University.

This free concert is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the Presser Foundation, the Horizon Foundation for NJ, the Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation, the William G. Rohrer Charitable Foundation, and TD Charitable Foundation. Symphony in C is a member of ArtPride and the South Jersey Cultural Alliance (SJCA).

Symphony in C is one of three professional training orchestras in the United States prepare musicians and conductors who are on the cusp of world-class careers through concert, outreach and professional development programs. Symphony in C serves more than 90,000 people each year through its critically acclaimed concert series, educational outreach programs and radio broadcasts. Symphony in C has been designated a major arts institution by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and strives to continue to have an artistic, educational, and economic impact regionally, nationally, and globally.

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