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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)September 15, 2005

(Mahwah) – The Antares Quartet will perform on Sunday, November 6 at 3 p.m. in the Adler Theater on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey.  Hailed by The Chicago Tribune for powerful virtuosity and striking razor-sharp ensemble play,” Antares was named First Prize Winner of the 2002 Concert Artists Guild International Competition.

The Quartet draws from a colorful repertoire for violin, cello, piano and clarinet, creating programs ranging from the traditional to the contemporary.  Its passionate advocacy for the music of living composers, including the commissioning of new music, has earned Antares its second ASCAP/CMA Award for Adventuresome Programming.

Since its founding in 1995, The Antares Quartet has taken part in many festivals and master classes organized by various institutions, including the Association Pro Quartet – Centre Européen de Musique de Chambre.  All members of the Quartet have studied with Piero Farulli, an alto with the Quartetto Italiano, at the Accademia Musicale Chigiana of Sienna, Italy.   The Quartet’s musicians thrive on conveying emotion through music.

Tickets for The Antares Quartet are $21 for all seats.  The Adler Theater is located in 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.


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, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, 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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