Peggy Ellen Reynolds, Violin/Viola
110 Gifford Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304
201 435 5447
Photo credits Debby Shapiro 2013
photo albums click here
Serve in the following community orchestras:
New Jersey Reading Orchestra, selected Sundays in 2016-17
(rotating player, assist organizing, web host)
The Metropolitan Orchestra of NJ, 2016-17 season
Millburn HS, Millburn, NJ
Society of Musical Arts, 2016-17 season
(violin/viola, recruiter, board member, web host)
The August Symphony, July 30, 2017
Essex County Summer Players, 2017
Radiance Chamber Ensemble Gigs in 2017
(viola, web host, admin)
Link to CV
"Low How a Rose"
"Carol of Bells"
"Angels We Have Heard"
"O Little Town"
Happy Birthday string quartet
Schubert Trio No. 1, D. 471
Mozart Piano Quartet in G minor
"MONJ-5" - Brahms Piano Quintet
Benefit for Metropolitan Orchestra of NJ
My house, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 at 1 pm
yours truly, viola
Bergen Philharmonic (past) violin, manager, libarian, grants & related duties
Back-up Orchestra for Bucky Pizzarelli, Dizzy Gillespie, Isola Jones, Anna Moffo
Rehearsal Club of Montclair (perform, host)
Into the Woods (Ramsey HS performing arts group, 2014)
The Three Irish Tenors (Count Basie Theater, Red Bank NJ, 2012)
Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan (2014)viola
Wizard of Oz (2008) – The Roche Players, Nutley HS, doubled second violin, viola
Guys & Dolls (2007) – Manalapan HS, principal violin
West Side Story (2005) – Center Players of Bayonne, principal violin
Peter & the Wolf (2003) – Lukas Foss at the Bridgehampton Festival, viola
Collegium Westchester (2003) – First Presbyterian Church, Ossining, violin
Brigadoon (2002) – New Milford HS, principal violin
1979-91: Coordinated and performed chamber music at religious centers and
assisted living venues in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California
Coaches: Jeff Holm, Mary Babiarz, Gerall Heiser, Yuri Vodovoz, Ashley Horne
Sketch by Innes Borstel 1-22-17
My other life:
The “nine-to-five” career:
1967 – 1998 – Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (retired)
Worked in progressively responsible administrative functions over 31 years, mostly
at the World Trade Center: secretarial, computer support, accounts payable, public services
administration, lease account management. Principal violinist in 1982 employee-produced
musical spoof on the Port Authority. Medal awards and bonuses in 1983, 1991 and 1993.
Major accomplishments included asbestos abatement relocation and replication of office
space for over 50 WTC tenants (8-year project). Formerly licensed Real Estate Broker in
New York State.
The home front:
1979-2001 – domestic partner to the late Herbert V. Schultz, Food Technologist, Violinist,
and violin teacher. BS Analytical Chemistry, Columbia University. Army 1958-62.
Studied violin with Sam Applebaum, Micha Michakoff. Laboratory and food science
expertise for Colgate, Swift & Co., Frutarom-Meer Corp. and AEP Colloids. President of
Water Soluble Gums Association of America and INGAR (International Gum Arabic
Research organization). Concert Master of Family Opera of North Bergen. Ass’t Concert
Master and Manager of Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Died 12/14/01.
Married Alan R. Klase 12/30/07, electrical engineer, guru of antique radios, personal
computers, semiconductors. Field Applications Engineer for Toshiba, Oki Semiconductors.
Currently guiding the development, construction and management of InfoAge, a scienceMilitary Service 1968-71: US Army Signal Corps. Education: Drexel
museum built out of the former Marconi radio transmission site in Wall Twp, NJ.
Institute of Technology
PDF Bio: http://skywaves.ar88.net/Professional/RES04-8.pdf
Real Estate Interests:
Former owner of an 1892 Victorian townhouse on upscale street in prestigious
turn-of-the-century Jersey City neighborhood. Purchased nearby colonial converted to ranch
1987 – 2004 – inherited and managed a two-family dwelling in Kearny, NJ
BBA, Pace University, 1978
Diploma, Drake College of Business, 1967Honors Graduate, Kearny High School, 1965
Violin lessons 1958-65, Llewellyn Curtis, Kearny Public Schools
|updated June 7, 2017