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Cathy Sonnenberg attended the New England Conservatory of Music on a full scholarship. She studied piano with Veronica Jochum and Theodore Lettvin, and chamber music with Benjamin Zander. She sang in the Conservatory chorus directed by renowned choral conductor Lorna Cooke DeVaron and under the baton of Seiji Ozawa of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Cathy has given piano recitals in the Canary Islands, Madrid and Boston, played cabaret shows in Philadelphia, and conducted and accompanied Camden Catholic High School’s chorus. She performed in the Liberace Revue at the Tropicana in Atlantic City and served the Marian Anderson Historical Society as pianist for the unveiling of the Marian Anderson Stamp at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia. She has also accompanied NY City Opera baritone Robert McFarland.

Cathy works with 3 different groups of people with disabilities: She is Associate Director of Joyful Noise, a chorus hosted by Bancroft, she is Director of SAIL SINGS, sponsored by Jewish Family Services in Cherry Hill, and she teaches at the Hollydell School for children. Formerly organist at Embury Methodist Church in Collingswood, NJ and St. Mark’s at the Crossing Episcopal Church in Williamstown, NJ, Cathy currently serves as Organist at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in Glassboro, NJ. She accompanies music students at Rowan University and is the mentor for pianists and instrumentalist at The Arts 4 Teens Festival at Rutgers University, Camden, NJ.


Mr. Ian Hoblitzel

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Ian Hoblitzell is a student at the College of Fine and Performing Arts under Rowan University. He is currently working towards a Bachelors degree in Music Education. Ian is the assistant concertmaster of the Rowan University Orchestra. For the past 6 years he has played in the Philharmonic of Southern New Jersey, in the past 3 years he has acted as their Principal second violinist. In his years as a violinist, Ian has performed for such venues as the Atlantic City Country Club, Glen Foerd Mansion, The Cranbury Inn, and the Mansion in Voorhees. Ian has performed with the Jubilate Deo Chorale and Orchestra for their memorial concert on September 11th, 2011 in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center. In the winter of 2011/2012 Ian toured China playing with the Camerata Philadelphia Orchestra.

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