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Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Three concerts this weekend offer musical feast


Plainfield's own Stefanie Minatee will be featured Friday evening.
 

Plainfield
ers with cabin fever have three chances to fight the winter blahs this weekend with a trio of exciting concerts: Shiloh Baptist's Black History Month Concert, the Plainfield Symphony's free Family Concert and Crescent Concerts' 2016 Young Artists Concert.
SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH BLACK HISTORY MONTH CONCERT
Plainfield's own Stefanie Minatee and the Jubilation Choir will headline this Black History Month Concert Friday evening at 7:30 PM.

Back from a recent tour of Spain, the choir has recorded with the late Ray Charles, Queen Latifah and Dorothy Norwood.

Tickets are $10 each, at the door or online at shilohplainfield.org/. Shiloh Baptist Church is at West 4th and Liberty Streets and is an accessible facility. Parking available in the lots on the 5th Street and Liberty Street sides of the building.

PLAINFIELD SYMPHONY'S FREE FAMILY CONCERT
'Musical Heroes' is the theme of the Plainfield Symphony's annual Free Family Concert Saturday, February 20, at 3:00 PM at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church.

The program includes 'Musical Selections from Star Wars', 'Phil Harmonic and His Fabulous Orchestra', and Mozart's Piano Concert No. 15 with solosit Nathan Jiang. The concert is under the direction of conductor Michail Avigliano.

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church is at Watchung Avenue at East 7th Street. Parking available in the church lot, on street, or in Swain Galleries lot.

CRESCENT CONCERTS: 2016 YOUTH CONCERT
Polishing off the weekend is Crescent Concerts Annual Youth Concert, Sunday, February 21, at 3:00 PM also at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church.

This year's featured performers are Kimmy Norrell, voice, and Christine Change, Jasmine Cheng, Brendan Eric Tang, and Eric Wang, all on piano.

Tickets are $20/person and may be bought at the door.

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church is at Watchung Avenue at East 7th Street. Parking available in the church lot, on street, or in Swain Galleries lot.

  -- Dan Damon [follow]

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