Rising Stars
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Classical musicians, both vocal and instrumental, from New Jersey high schools perform classic works.
Wednesday, November 8
Wednesday, November 8
Event Information

Running time: 60 minutes
Intermission: No
Age: All Ages

Seating for Algonquin Education Series performances is assigned by the Education Director to ensure that schools will be seated together to the extent possible and to expedite the arrival and departure process. Individual ticket purchasers will be grouped together a block of reserved, general admission seats.


Back for its 19th year, Rising Stars is a program for classical musicians of high school ages. Finalists are chosen through a competitive audition process. Applicants must be classical musicians from New Jersey.

This performance fulfills the following State of New Jersey Core Curriculum Standard(s) and Algonquin Arts Performance Component(s): 21st Century Life and Careers, Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), World Languages (WL), Music Education (MUS), Discussion Component (DISC).

Cast & Creative Team

Congratulations to our 2017 Rising Stars!

Chloe Astin, Galloway (Flute)
Maya BenHarush, Farmingdale (Soprano)
Jonathan M. Cantillo, East Brunswick (Piano)
Alexa Chalnick, Freehold (Soprano)
Ciara DiMaiolo, Morganville (Soprano)
Joseph Dwyer, Howell (French Horn)
Carlie Goldfarb, Howell (Soprano)
Charlotte Jansky, Little Silver (Alto Saxophone)
Noah Kaplan, Absecon (Piano)
Mikayla Long, Howell (Mezzo Soprano)
Matthew Moran, Point Pleasant (Piano)
Keith Reilly, Point Pleasant (Piano)

Guest Mentors:
Jed Gaylin, Music Director and leads the Bay Atlantic Symphony, Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, and Two Rivers Chamber Orchestra.
David Ross Lawn, published and commissioned composer and performer of classical voice, oboe, and piano.

Showcase Arts Foundation & MC2