The Rob Roy Duo plays quiet, peaceful, contemplative music in the genres of popular music of the Renaissance era, Spanish-influenced South American Folk, Southern Italian Folk, and Celtic (Scottish and Irish) as well as a few contemporary pieces. Instruments include mandolin, mandola, piccolo mandolin, classical and steel-strung guitar and some hand-held percussion.
M.O.M. is made up of a group of people from all walks of life who feel and express the profound rhythm that beats within us all. Under the expert guidance of Jan Jeffries, Founder and Percussionist, all are invited to explore the countless ancient drumming and percussive traditions that are universal, invigorating and uplifting. Based in Philadelphia M.O.M performs at various settings including schools, churches and street fairs throughout the Delaware Valley region.
Music Over Matter (M.O.M.)
Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 2:00 pm - Outdoors, weather permitting
Rob Roy Duo
Sunday, November 6, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Salem Community College Oak Singers
Woodstown High School Chamber Choir
Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 7:00 pm
Pea Patch Brass
Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 4:00 pm
Philadelphia Mandolin Ensemble
Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 4:00 pm
Gooch & The Motion is an Americana Blues-rock band based in South Jersey, composed of a rotating cast of musicians and lead singer and slide player, Ryan Gooch Nelson. Gooch & The Motion can connect with any audience ranging from a festival crowd to an intimate club, with a mix of originals and covers. The Motion have performed with The Allman Brothers, Luther Dickinson, Lynryd Skynyrd, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Walter Trout, and the Zac Brown Band. Prepare yourself for a one-of-a-kind, swampy, rockin’ blues show!
On Tuesday, May 2 at 7:00 pm, we will host a concert featuring the SCC Oak Singers and the WHS Chamber Choir with donations benefiting the Disciples Food Pantry housed at Asbury UMC.
Join us if you can, or forward this to anyone that might wish to attend, especially those in the local community that would be interested in supporting the work of the food pantry.
Concert run time is approximately 90 minutes.
The Philadelphia Mandolin Ensemble performs the exciting music of the classical mandolin & guitar. The musical selections focus on a sound where classical and folkloric music meet. Rhythms including rumbas, tangos, mazurkas, polkas, waltzes, tarantellas, marches among others. The library of the ensemble includes hundreds of pieces dating back to 1890 as well as modern compositions. Mandolins, Mandolas, Mandocellos and Spanish guitar create a sound both romantic and dynamic.
Gooch and the Motion
Sunday, May 7, 2023 at 2:00 pm
Outdoors, weather permitting
Music at Friends is a diverse concert series hosted and sponsored by the Woodstown Friends Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Our mission is to bring quality musical performances to our area while utilizing the beautiful setting and fine acoustics of our historic meetinghouse.
The Music at Friends concert series is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through the Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and Salem County Cultural and Heritage Commission. Sponsors also include Schonstedt Instrument Company, the Woodstown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and individual donors.
All concerts are held at the Woodstown Friends Meetinghouse, 104 North Main Street in Woodstown, NJ. Admission is free, although donations are accepted. An artist reception and complimentary refreshments will be provided at the close of the concert. Ample free parking is available at the meetinghouse.
Music at Friends Committee: Mike Ayars, Dan Battisti, Martha Battisti, Emily Simons, Terry Fox-Ragone, Donna Gibson, Kahlil Gunther, Jack Mahon, Gail Scuderi.
Pea Patch Brass is a brass quintet with percussion, based in Southern NJ, comprised of members and friends of The Fort Delaware Cornet Band. The members are: Art Myers and Jonathan Wittman, trumpets, Carol Holitzell, French horn, CJ Sciara, trombone and Jim Ludlam, tuba