Old Bridge, NJ – Jan. 24, 2017 – As part of its ongoing Second Saturday concert series, the Old Bridge Public Library will welcome noted violinist Judith Morse on Sat. Feb. 11th at 2:30pm.
As a violinist, Morse has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Radio City Music Hall and venues throughout the entire East Coast. She has played for notables including Smokey Robinson, Aretha Franklin, Johnny Mathis, LeAnn Rimes, Dionne Warwick, Patti LuPone, Marvin Hamlisch, Linda Eder, k.d. Lang and the American Ballet Orchestra.
Morse is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music in New York, where she received her Bachelor of Music in performance, and from Columbia University, where she earned a M.A. and Ed.M. Upon completion of her bachelor’s degree, Morse studied conducting in Vienna at the Conservatory. She was one of twelve conductors selected internationally to train with Kurt Masur in New York in 1996 and 1997. Morse is presently the Conductor and Music Director of the Edison Symphony Orchestra, a post that she has held since 2000. She is also currently on the faculty of the Westminster Conservatory – Rider University and the Mason Gross School of the Arts – Rutgers University.
Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable item for donation to the Old Bridge Food Pantry to this free concert.
The Old Bridge Public Library was recently voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs can be found at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.