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An Afternoon with Maestro Anthony LaGruth, Artistic Director and Conductor of The Garden State Philharmonic
American conductor Anthony LaGruth has delighted audiences and critics alike with many exciting performances Garden State Orchestrarecognized for their innovative presentation of orchestral music. A versatile musician, Mr. LaGruth has shown that he is equally at home leading orchestral, operatic, and choral ensembles. He is currently serving as the Artistic Director and Conductor of the Garden State Philharmonic (NJ) and the Lyric Opera of San Antonio (TX), as well as the Shrewsbury Chorale (NJ). Mr. LaGruth has worked with some of the greatest composers of our age, including Hans Werner Henze, John Corigliano, and Pulitzer Prize winner Karel Husa, and has collaborated with a wide range of soloists including Philip Smith, Devy Ehrly, Christopher Collins Lee, and Neal Sedaka.
Founded in 1944, The National Society of Arts and Letters is a non-profit organization that assists promising young artists through arts competitions, scholarships and other career opportunities. Stars such as Shirley MacLaine and Jessye Norman have been past NSAL award winners. Click here for The National Society of Arts and Letters website.
The mission of the Garden State Philharmonic Symphony Society, Inc. (GSP) is to maintain and operate a professional level symphony orchestra at the Jersey Shore, to give concerts of cultural and educational value in and for the community, and to foster such related activities that will encourage interest in and appreciation of music. The core values of the GSP center around performance, education, and accessibility: to preserve classical music through public presentation, to promote arts education by introducing the children of our community to the wonders of orchestral and choral music, to make such music accessible to all residents, and to contribute vital energy to regional economic development and cultural tourism. Click here for the Garden State Philharmonic website.
Stories of the Supernatural: True Encounters: Mediums, Ghosts, Consciousness & Science
She then sits them alongside fundamental science, medical research, and paranormal history to create a mesmerizing primer of the unexplained. Whether you’re a graduate student of the supernatural or an apprentice, her program has something new to tell you about the dimensions beyond.
Listening to the wounded cry 150 years after the Battle of Gettysburg ended, seeing solid-as-you-and-I dead people, hearing mediums reveal family secrets, voices without bodies, spirits who drop by, precognition, remote viewers, mystic visions, near-death experiences, out-of-body travels, negative entities, spirit rescuers, animal communicators, the afterlife, higher selves, orbs, shadow men, columns of light, a lily in the snow, and a photo of an angel. These things defy rationality, but they happen.
Gail Godfrey lives in Caldwell, New Jersey, near historic places and footpaths of the dead. As a child, her parents taught her to see the world beyond, and today she loves nothing more than to gather tales of the true but unexplained. She is the author of A Paranormal Reader published by Merwede Press.
Light refreshments will be served.
This program is supported by the Friends of the Morristown & Morris Township Library.