Meditation and Conversation: Clarinetist Anthony McGill Visits Trenton Central High School
March 29, 2021
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
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.


Community Engagement During Month of Service
Jan. 28, 2021
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
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

Songs of Solitude Turned Joyful: TYO Summer Camp Reflections
Oct. 1, 2020
Written by Cammie Lee '22, TAP Summer Correspondent

In the midst of an unprecedented summer, TAP hosted their very first summer camp for members of the Trenton Youth Orchestra (TYO), held entirely over Zoom. The camp spanned from July 11 to August 22, culminating in a summer camp celebration which featured solo and duet performances by several students, a collaborative digital performance of “

Introducing the 2020/21 Trenton Arts Fellows
Sept. 9, 2020
Written by Danielle Ranucci, TAP Online Correspondent

Trenton Arts at Princeton is pleased to introduce Jack Shigeta, Mariana Corichi Gómez, Sophie Blue, Faith Iloka and Tanaka Dunbar Ngwara as the 2020/21 Trenton Arts Fellows.

Each Trenton Arts Fellow will serve as Student Leader for one of the four Saturday…

‘Trust, inclusion, imagination’: Trenton Arts at Princeton connects and inspires
Sept. 9, 2020
Written by Jamie Saxon, Office of Communications

On June 10, 2019, six days after he graduated from Princeton, Lou Chen had a big decision to make.

Feed his passion for politics and take a job in New York at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University? Or feed his passion for music and service in a newly created position at Princeton that would build on the work he’d…

The Art of Teaching: Conversations with Trenton Educators
Aug. 31, 2020
Written by Cammie Lee '22, TAP Summer Correspondent

We often unintentionally use alienating language when we talk about the masters in the art world, describing successful artists as gifted and talented, or emphasizing how they were prodigies in their youth. While our words for artists certainly ring with praise, they also depict creativity as an exclusively innate skill--something inherited and…

Maya Keren: 2020 Trenton Arts at Princeton Music Fellow
Aug. 17, 2020
Written by Jacob Slattery, Dudamel Foundation

Composer, pianist, and vocalist Maya Keren was awarded the 2020 Trenton Arts in Princeton Music Fellowship, a new grant supported by the Dudamel Foundation which is awarded annually to Princeton University students who serve their local communities through arts and music.