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This article was prepared by Elaine Strauss for the May 18, 2005

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Celebrating Mahler in May

The Eroica Trio, who appeared on their own in a February concert

sponsored by the Community Arts Partnership at the Peddie School

(CAPPS), appears with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra on Thursday,

May 19, at New Brunswick’s State Theater and Saturday, May 21, at the

Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton. The Eroica Trio plays

Beethoven’s concerto for piano, violin, and cello with the orchestra.

The trio performs the Beethoven Triple Concerto more frequently than

any other trio in the world. Its members are Erika Nickrenz, piano;

Adela Pena, violin, and Sara Sant’Ambrogio, cello. The ensemble has a

Princeton connection through pianist Nickrenz. She is the wife of NJSO

principal clarinetist Karl Herman, who is on the faculty at Princeton

University.

– Elaine Strauss

Mahler in May, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Thursday, May 19, 8 p.m.

State Theatre, New Brunswick; and Saturday, May 21, 8 p.m., War

Memorial, Trenton. Neeme Jarvi conducts; Kaia Urb, soprano. Program

includes Concerto for piano, violin, and cello in C major, Beethoven,

and Symphony No. 4 in G major, Mahler. $24-$82. 800-ALLEGRO.

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Opportunities

Audition

Stars in the Park seeks adults and children for "The Wizard of Oz" to

be produced at Open Air Theater in August. Auditions are Saturday,

June 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Mercer County College. Call 609-530-0912

for appointment.

Playhouse 22 seeks two strong male actors, one in his late 20s or

early 30s, and one elderly and ethnic, for "Visiting Mr. Green" to run

July 23 to August 14. Auditions are Monday and Tuesday, June 6 and 7,

7:30 p.m. at 210 Dunhams Corner Road, East Brunswick. Call

732-254-3939 or E-mail sweetaim2003@yahoo.com.

Volunteer

Pennsbury Manor has opportunities for individuals with an interest in

history, gardening, animals, or demonstrating crafts. Free training

workshops begin Monday, June 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit

www.pennsburymanor.org or call Ann Clements at 215-946-0400.

For Kids

Princeton Public Library seeks volunteers entering grades 7 to 12 to

help out with summer reading clubs and assist with other activities.

Orientation begins Tuesday, June 7, 4 p.m. Call Susan Conlon at

609-924-9529, ext. 247.

Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra seeks musicians in grades 5 to 12

for one of their orchestras. Visit www.gpyo.org or call 609-936-8700.

Kids for Kids plans New Jersey Walk-for-Chalk on Saturday, June 11,

from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Princeton Recreation Department track near

Community Park School. To register to walk call Alexandra or Danielle

Olgin at 609-897-0564.

New Jersey Parents Foundation seeks nominations for "Parents of the

Year" with an essay contest, "What My Parents (or Parent) Mean to me."

Children up to nine may submit an art project or poster on the same

theme. Deadline is Friday, May 20. Prizes include cash awards of $40

to $100. Send to NJPF, Box 7733, East Rutherford 07073. For

information call Linda Haft at 201-842-8863.

Play Ball

David Suarez Softball Classic seeks teams for the annual benefit on

Saturday, July 16, at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South,

Clarksville Road. David Suarez, a graduate of WW-P High School, died

in the World Trade Center. Scholarships have been set up in his name.

The suggested donation per team is $600. Visit www.david suarez.org or

call Jeff Tobias at 201-787-8074.

Garden State Baseball League offers three bat tournaments this summer

for ages 14 and up. GSBL also hosts a paintball bonanza for ages 10

and up on Saturday, July 23, in Manchester. Visit

www.gardenstatebaseball.com or call 732-382-4610.

Parade

West Windsor Township invites community groups to participate in the

Memorial Day Parade. The route is from Wet Windsor Plainsboro High

School South, along Clarksville Road, to the township municipal

building. Visit www.westwindsornj.org or call Gay Huber at

609-799-2400 ext. 213.

Law Scholarship

Mercer County Bar Foundation offers scholarships to individuals

pursuing a legal education in accredited law schools. Call

609-585-6200 for information and application.


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