Remaining concerts:

Sundays, 4 pm:
March 19, 2017
June 4, 2017
at Maplewood Middle School
7 Burnet St,
Maplewood, NJ
  07040

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Testimonial on
Lincoln Portrait
by the Honorable
Victor DeLuca
Mayor of Maplewood




For the Orchestra:

Rehearsal  Schedule and Repertoire for March 19, 2017

March 19, 2017 concert flyer
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REHEARSAL
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for Mar. 19
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Repertoire for
June 4, 2017



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SOMA CONCERT IS ANNOUNCED IN MATTERS MAGAZINE
SPRING 2016

Society of Musical Arts next concert:  March 19, 2017


Maestro Steve Culbertson rehearses the orchestra on Saturday, 10/29/16

more photos from our October 29-30  rehearsal and concert:


Did you know SOMA has angesl?  Here are two of them, Innes Borstel and Janet Poland (cello and viola, respectively).  When they're not playing in the orchetra, they schlep for, care for and feed us!

Jameson Platte and daughter Beth pose for a Kodak moment.

Maestro Culbertson rehearses Maplewood Mayor DeLuca in Copland's Lincoln Portrait.    Read his testimonial.

A pensive moment in the woodwind section.

          
Marsha Ann Zimmerman (left) of Investors Banks presented a "big check" to SOMA officers Peggy Reynolds and Laura Paparatto on 2/17/6.  Thank you Investors Bank! 
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   This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and administered by the Essex County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.
        
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                 The Society of Musical Arts Orchestra, June 3, 2012 on the stage of the Maplewood Middle School                                      Photo credit:  Ysa Borstel

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SOMA is a senior member of the National Federation of Music Clubs

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The Society of Musical Arts (SOMA) was founded in 1981 by Dr. Samuel Applebaum, New Jersey's world  famous master teacher of the violin.

Our Mission:

We are continuing to realize Dr. Samuel Applebaum's dream to provide an opportunity for both amateur and professional musicians to present concerts of orchestral music free to the public, with multi-generational appeal to the residents of Essex and surrounding counties.


              Founder Dr. Samuel Applebaum
                      1904 - 1986


 
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