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Mariana Corichi Gómez Joins TAP
July 26, 2021
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Written by Lou Chen, TAP Program Manager

Trenton Arts at Princeton is excited to welcome Mariana Corichi Gómez as the newest member of the staff team. Corichi Gómez, Class of 2021, will join TAP as Program Associate. In this role, she will be responsible for organizing Saturday Morning Arts rehearsals, directing the Trenton Youth Singers, and working on collaborative projects ranging…

Watch: "Hamilton" Side-by-Side Performance
July 19, 2021

Enjoy our virtual side-by-side performance of music from Hamilton, featuring the students, staff, and faculty of the Princeton University Department of Music and the  Trenton Central High School Orchestra! WATCH NOW>

Watch: Music, Movement & Monologues
June 25, 2021

Celebrate the end of the year with our Saturday Morning Arts community! Featuring performances from Trenton Youth Dancers, Orchestra, Singers, and Theater. WATCH NOW>

Announcing the 2021 Express the Music Contest Winners
June 17, 2021
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Written by Lou Chen, TAP Program Manager
“What have the arts meant to you during the COVID-19 pandemic?”

Trenton Central High School students reflected on this question for the Neighborhood Music Project’s second annual Express the Music Contest. Participants were encouraged to use a specific artistic work as a point of reference.

Two students were named…

"Music Without Genres": Saxophonist Jess Gillam Visits Trenton Central High School
May 26, 2021
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Written by Danielle Ranucci '23, TAP Online Correspondent

On Tuesday, May 11, Trenton Central High School (TCHS) Orchestra students had the opportunity to meet 23-year-old superstar saxophonist Jess Gillam over Zoom. The event was sponsored by the Neighborhood Music Project and moderated by Lou Chen, program…

Meditation and Conversation: Clarinetist Anthony McGill Visits Trenton Central High School
March 29, 2021
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Written by Danielle Ranucci '23, TAP Online Correspondent

On Friday, March 12, Trenton Central High School (TCHS) Orchestra students had the opportunity to meet Anthony McGill, principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic, over Zoom as part of the Neighborhood Music Project.

Watch: New Year, New World
Feb. 5, 2021

Celebrate the new year with the Trenton Youth Orchestra in their virtual concert featuring Dvořák's New World Symphony, original student compositions, and more! WATCH NOW>

Trenton Youth Orchestra to Perform “New Year, New World” Zoom Concert
Feb. 3, 2021
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Written by Anne Levin, Town Topics

Since forming the Trenton Youth Orchestra (TYO) during his sophomore year at Princeton University, Lou Chen has transformed what began as a Saturday morning program pairing six students from Trenton Central High School with music students from the University, into an ensemble of about 20 that now studies and rehearses on Zoom.

Chen,…

Community Engagement During Month of Service
Jan. 28, 2021
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Written by Oyin Sangoyomi ’23, Pace Center Student Correspondent

The Month of Service, hosted by the John H. Pace, Jr. ‘39 Center for Civic Engagement, aims to recognize the importance of civic engagement and the different ways that it takes place within the Princeton community. This year, Month of Service occurred virtually over the month of January, and this event featured remote…

A New Generation of Musicians: Sheku and Isata Kanneh-Mason Visit Trenton Central High School
Dec. 22, 2020
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Written by Cammie Lee '22, TAP Student Correspondent

On Monday, November 16, Trenton Central High School (TCHS) Orchestra students had the opportunity to speak with cellist Sheku and pianist Isata of the illustrious Kanneh-Mason family in a Zoom event hosted by the