Paterson New Jersey Music
The Paterson Performing Arts Center (PMP) and New Jersey Public Schools (NJPS) announced today that they will host the Building Harmony Breakfast 2020 on Saturday, March 3, 2020, at the North Jersey Convention Center in Newark. The free virtual fundraising breakfast, which will benefit PM P, will help provide instrumental music to 250 students in grades 1-10 across the city of Paterson.
The special opening event of the day, sponsored by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, will take place at the North Jersey Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown, just blocks from the Paterson Public Schools campus.
From Cape May to the Palisades, New Jersey is home to traditional folk art that shapes the aesthetic values of the cultures it represents, and this is just the beginning. Numerous cultural traditions will be represented at the grand opening ceremony, including traditional music, dance, folk art, theater, film, music education and more. This will allow students to familiarize themselves with the arts and culture of their home state, which are taught to both children and adults, and the history, culture and history of Paterson's cultural heritage.
With 60 40-minute lessons a week, PMP classes reach Paterson students in grades 2-9 and include music, dance, theater, film, art, literature and other arts and sciences, as well as a wide range of students with special needs. The RPHS promotes the special talents of its students through advanced courses in the following disciplines: English, English Language Arts, Arts & Sciences, Music, Mathematics, Social Sciences, History, Natural Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Graduates attend prestigious institutions such as the University of New Jersey, Howard University, Rutgers University - Newark, Princeton University and Rutgers - New Brunswick.
Saturday programs are run by PMP in collaboration with Paterson Public Library and New Jersey State Library and run on Saturday afternoon from 9: 30 a.m. to noon at RPHS. The Saturday program is organized by PMP, which is in collaboration with the New Brunswick Public Libraries, Rutgers University - Newark, Princeton University and Rutgers - New Brunswick.
PM has also partnered with the New Brunswick Public Library and New Jersey State Library to create a free public library for 60 students. PMP is also working with Rutgers University - Newark, Princeton University and Rutgers - New Brunswick to create a new library for the Rutgers School of Music and Arts in Newark, serving over 60 students, as well as the Paterson Public Libraries and NJ State Libraries. In addition to supporting students and families and artists who meet weekly, PMP is making the most of a challenging situation and looks forward to doing everything it can to help the student community at RPHS and other public and private schools in the city of Newark and throughout the state of New York, and fulfilling its commitment to education and community service. PM P has also partnered with Rutgers University and Princeton University, Rutgers College of Music and Arts in Rutgers City, New Jersey. PM P is also working with Newark Public Library and N.J. State Library to create a two-year, full-time community music program for over 60% of these students at a private school in New Newark.
PMP has continued to run virtual groups and private lessons since the early moments of the pandemic shutdown, "said Michael D'Agostino, PMP's Director of Public Relations.
Community outreach programs that include outreach to schools, churches, community centers and other community organizations in the Newark area and beyond.
The Performing Arts School offers over 500 individual and group lessons each week, starting with music classes for toddlers, so there is something for everyone. There are five units that help art educators implement the performing arts, including dance, music, theater and visual arts. Since its inception as a music class for young children, the School of Performing Arts has offered over 5,000 lessons in the last two years and over 2,500 lessons in private groups and classes this year, ensuring that there is something for all ages and abilities. Since it began as a music class for preschoolers, it has provided over 4,300 lessons in the past two decades and now offers over 1,200 group classes to ensure that there is someone for every age, age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity in the New Jersey arts and entertainment community.
The Paterson Music Project launched its first website and added new classes and students every year. The program now includes more than 250 students in grades 2 through 9 in the city of Paterson and they are part of a national network of more than 1,000 music schools across New Jersey.
The city of Passaic recently renamed Paulison Avenue "Sirelles Boulevard," and the band Fountains of Wayne got its name from a storefront that also featured in an episode of the HBO series "The Sopranos." George Clinton was born in North Carolina, but after moving to New Jersey with his family as a teenager, he sang in the group Funkadelic, which he moved to Detroit and founded in the early 1970s, and then worked for a few years at a barber before moving back to the US and starting his own record company. The high school ladies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.