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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)December 9, 2002

(Mahwah) The Newark Boys Chorus School will celebrate the holiday season with a performance at Ramapo College of New Jersey, Friday, December 13 at 8 p.m. in the Sharp Theater.

The Newark Boys Chorus School was founded in 1969. Known as Newark’s Musical Ambassadors,” the Chorus has been heard throughout the world with a diversified repertoire that includes African folksongs, traditional classical music, spiritual folk music, and contemporary show tunes, pop and jazz. The Newark Boys Chorus School has performed in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln Center, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

The Newark Boy’s Chorus School was founded on the model of the great cathedral schools of England, but its purpose has been to provide an artistic and academic beacon to the whole community. The school – the academic and musical home to 75 boys from fourth through eighth grade- is located in downtown Newark. The chorus, under the direction of music director Donald Morris, tours extensively both nationally and internationally, including South Africa and Jamaica.

Admission is $21 adults, $18 seniors and $10 students. For additional information, call (201) 684-7844. The Sharp Theater is located in the Berrie Center at Ramapo College.


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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