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TCNJ Wind Ensemble ~ “On Violence & Peace”

The Institute for Social Justice in the Arts @ TCNJ invites you to attend a special event for high school students. This event is free and will take place in the Music Building.

promo flyer for On Violence and Peace 2017

“Hate cannot drive out hate: Only love can do that.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.concert photo

Explore issues of social justice and the hope for peace through music! Attend a TCNJ Wind Ensemble concert and hear music composed in response to the Holocaust, Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I have a Dream” speech, the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, and systemic racism. Participate in a pre-concert class lead by TCNJ professors to learn about these pieces and to share how your experiences with race, violence, and other equity issues resonate with this music.

4:00 – 4:30PM: Welcome
4:30 – 6:30PM: Attend a lecture / discussion class about music and social justice taught by TCNJ professors
6:30 – 7:30PM: Dinner at TCNJ
8:00 – 10:00PM: Attend TCNJ Wind Ensemble’s concert, “On Violence and Peace” conducted by TCNJ Director of Bands, Dr. David Vickerman

*RSVP required:  Please RSVP to Dr. Colleen Sears, Coordinator of Music Education at by Friday, February 17, 2017 to attend this unique event! Parents and teachers are also welcome! Visitor Parking information is available at:…. Patrons may park in Lot 3 for this event.


School of the Arts and Communication
Art and Interactive Multimedia Building
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628