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November 16, 2016

Renowned orchestra to performChristmas concerts


he Orchestra of Saint Pe-

ter by the Sea will make

two stops in the Arch-

diocese of Newark this

Christmas season.

The full 42-piece orchestra, fea-

turing conductor Father Alphonse

Stevenson, will perform at Our Lady

of Peace Parish in New Providence

Nov. 27 at 3 p.m. Proceeds from this

concert will benefit the Dominican

Nuns of Summit Centennial Cam-

paign. Tickets must be purchased

in advance and are $50 for gener-

al admission and $75 for limited

premier seating. To purchase, visit istmas- concert , e-mail development@

or call (201)


The orchestra will also perform

at Notre Dame Parish, North Cald-

well, Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets

are available at the parish office

between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for a

pre-sale price of $35. Tickets will

be available the night of the concert

for $40. For more information, call

(973) 226-0979.

“The Orchestra is entirely com-

prised of professional, card-car-

rying union musicians,” said Fr.

Stevenson, a Catholic priest who

is the orchestra’s founder, music

director and conductor. “Every con-

cert we’ve ever done since the very

Celebrating its 30th year of mu-

sic-making, the Orchestra of Saint

Peter by the Sea’s program will

include traditional music, popular

favorites and holiday classics featur-

ing soprano Victoria Cannizzo and

additional guest soloists.

beginning in 1986 has been per-

formed with the excitement of great

musicians coming together to make

music, and the joy of knowing our

efforts help churches, schools, hospi-

tals and social service organizations

in their wonderful missions.”

Submitted photo

Submitted photos

The Kindergarten class from Sacred Heart School in Lyndhurst recently took a trip to

Green Meadow Farms in Hazlet. The youngsters spent the day learning about animals

and held baby chicks and ducklings, chased roosters and even milked a cow. The class

then picked their own pumpkins to bring home.