The Adelphi Orchestra
The Adelphi Orchestra is a professional, non-profit orchestra offering symphonic, chamber, operatic, dance and educational programs in Northern New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area, presenting concerts with accomplished national and international guest soloists and distinguished conductors. Nominated by its peers for the 2016 Jersey Arts People’s Choice Award in the Favorite Orchestra/Symphony Division, the Adelphi Orchestra is distinguished as northern New Jersey’s longest continuously performing orchestra and has been a proud member of the New Jersey cultural community for 62 years.
The mission of the Adelphi Orchestra is to serve the musical and educational needs of the citizens of New Jersey, with special emphasis given to families with young children, seniors and those with limited financial means. To further this end, numerous concerts are offered free of admission charges. The Adelphi Orchestra strives to advance the orchestral arts through education, commissions, and community partnerships and its robust young artist programing and scholarships. Internally, the orchestra fosters a challenging and enjoyable environment where artistic excellence can flourish for its member musicians.
The orchestra is under the direction of principal conductor Richard Owen and artistic advisor Jason Tramm. The AO has been a recipient of a Bergen County Arts Grant since 2006 and received a certificate of commendation in recognition of its constant commitment and dedication to the residents and communities in Bergen County. The orchestra is a member of the League of Orchestras.