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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)March 10, 2017

Seth Himmelhoch and Gabriel Handy

MAHWAH, N.J. — The Ramapo College Open Door Concert Series presents intimate classical chamber music concerts in the beautiful 19th century York Room at the Birch Mansion.
On Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m., the Series will feature for the first time a classical duo guitar concert with guitarists Seth Himmelhoch and Gabriel Handy.

The event is free and open to the public and doors open at 6:30 p.m. Seating is on a first-come basis.

Himmelhoch and Handy are sought-after musicians in the New York City metropolitan area. Aside from their duo ensemble, they each collaborate with several other chamber groups performing various styles and genres. They also are on the faculty at William Paterson University, Wayne.

Their program at Ramapo College will include solo and duo selections by Debussy, Bach, Domeniconi and others.

The Open Door Concert Series is funded by a grant from the Ramapo College Foundation.
For more information, please contact Professor Itay Goren at


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, 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, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.


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