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. 

​​Music at Friends

​Outstanding music in the beautiful setting and fine acoustic space of Woodstown's historic Meetinghouse.

104 North Main Street  |  Woodstown, NJ 08098

Free Admission   |   Easy Parking

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.

Our concert series at the Woodstown Friends Meetinghouse enters its eighth year!

Join us for some outstanding music in the beautiful setting and fine acoustic space of our historic meetinghouse.

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Philadelphia Mandolin Ensemble

Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 4:00 pm

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.

Pea Patch Brass

Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 4:00 pm

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

To keep the music alive, please consider making a Music at Friends donation via PayPal.

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