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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)February 7, 2008

(Mahwah) – The Roches, who blend influences from church choir music, traditional Irish folk, contemporary folk, rock, country and pop with their own innate musical sensibilities, will perform in the Sharp Theater on the campus of Ramapo College Friday, March 7 at 8 p.m.

Suzzy and Maggie Roche have been singing together for most of their lives.  Together with sister, Terre, they formed The Roches and recorded ten albums and, for over twenty years, performed all over the United States and Europe.

Their debut “The Roches” was named album of the year by The New York Times.  They were hailed as the “Best Vocal Group” by the New York Music Awards.”  They have recorded and written music for movies and television, including their own episode of Steven Spielberg’s Tiny Toon Adventures and the score for Crossing Delancey, which included a cameo role for Suzzy.  They have performed and recorded with Philip Glass, Paul Simon and The Indigo Girls, among others.

Tickets cost $26, $23 and $20 for adults and $15 for children under 17.  Senior citizens will receive a five percent discount off regular ticket prices. 

The Sharp Theater is located at the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts on the Ramapo College campus.  For more information call 201.684.7844.

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.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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