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Performers spread on amphitheater steps

A Festive Campus Concert for the New York Philharmonic

University Amphitheater sets stage for brass musicians recording annual holiday show.

Clarinetist in front of orchestra

Artist-in-Residence Wins Avery Fisher Prize

Cali School Artist-in-Residence and clarinetist Anthony McGill receives one of the music world’s most coveted awards

Student carrying tuba

Garage Bands

University ensembles hold socially distanced rehearsals in the Red Hawk Deck and other outdoor locations

Office of the PResident

President Cole Welcomes Students to Fall 2020

While much has changed, campus is officially open

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Expressing Thanks Through Music

MSU Singers and New Jersey Symphony Orchestra collaborate for virtual performance of Gratias Tibi

Gratias Tibi

Montclair State Singers to Partner with NJSO for Physically Distanced Orchestra and Choir from José Luis Domínguez

The Singers are to join NJSO for the virtual world premiere of Gratias Tibi June 22. In solidarity with all those who are working for social justice the performance has been postponed to this new date.

Tony Mazzocchi

Anthony J. Mazzocchi Announced as the New Director of the John J. Cali School of Music

With his appointment, Dean of the College of the Arts, Daniel Gurskis said, “Tony possesses the experience, the temperament, the judgment, and the creativity to lead the Cali School to new heights.” The Cali Music Family is looking even more forward to the future!

Kasser theater stage with students on Zoom

The Beat Goes On – Virtually

Cali School faculty and students share online performances and connect across continents with #calimusicfamily For those listening and watching at home, follow @calischoolofmusic on instagram and/or look for #calimusicfamily on social media.

Large choir on stage

Cali School of Music Considers the Legacy of Matthew Shepard

Student voices power evocative performance for Montclair State’s ‘Signature Series’ “There’s real discussions on important issues that still exist in our world and encouragement to come together and fix those issues,” says Nick Scafuto, a sophomore Music Education major from Martinsville, New Jersey.

Considering Matthew Shepard rehearsal

‘Considering Matthew Shepard’ Strikes Responsive Chord

Alejandro Guillén at piano

Cali Student receives Award from Latin GRAMMY

Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation awards Cali Music student Alejandro Guillén $10,000.

chamber strings

New Cali School “Signature Series” Connects Local Audiences with Classical Music Stars

A series of four concerts in fall 2019 will showcase the talent of Cali School music students