Arco Ensemble performed its Debut Concert on June 8, 2007 in the Concert Hall at Drew University in Madison, NJ.  The orchestra was joined by guest artist, violin virtuoso Elmar Oliveira, for the Vivaldi “Seasons”.  Special guest conductor Jorge Mester led Arco in Puccini’s “Chrysanthemum” and Tchaikovsky’s “Serenade for Strings” The first in Arco’s planned series of concerts celebrating New Jersey’s rich and diverse ethnic  heritage was performed on April 20, 2008 at St. Stephen’s RC Magyar Church in Passaic, NJ  Special guest conductor Istvan Jaray conducted Great Hungarian Music for Strings, including works by Bartók, Dohnányi, Liszt, and Weiner.  Istvan Jaray with ushers 
at  St. Stephen’s
 Gene Lowinger, 2008 all rights reserved
On October 17, 2009 Elmar Oliveira performed the complete Violin Concerti of J.S. Bach with Arco Ensemble as part of the opening season of the Gene and Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University.  The performance was recorded by Artek Recordings, On April 26, 2009 Arco Ensemble, joined by guest conductor Gary Fagin, celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of Felix Mendelssohn in a performance of works by Mendelssohn, Reinecke, Brahms (arr. by Fagin) and Heidrich.  The concert was performed at St. Stephen’s RC Magyar Church in Passaic, NJ
photo by Gene Lowingerhttp://www.genelowinger.comshapeimage_7_link_0
 Past Concerts Enlow Recital Hall, Kean University, November 12, 2010 Arco Ensemble presented a concert of music by great English composers:  Purcell, Britten, and Elgar, plus U.S premieres of works by Richard Rodney Bennett and Herbert Howells.  Guest artists were conductor David Angus and soprano Katherine Harris.
Photos by Susan DeFurianni
April 9, 2011, Enlow Hall,  Stewart Robertson conducted a program of All American music by Arthur Foote, George Antheil, & David Diamond.  Guitarist Christopher Kenniff joined with Arco Ensemble for the premiere of Concerto for Guitar and  Strings by Matthew Halper.  The program was repeated on April 10 in the First Reformed Church of Little Falls. NJ
Photos by Susan DeFurianni
December 10, 2011, Enlow Hall, Bruce Hangen conducted Arco in music of the season featuring works by Michael Torke, Giuseppe Valentini, Alexander Glazunov, Peter Warlock, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Leroy Anderson, and Frank Bridge
An  rco Ensemble Holiday Goes Latin
March 31, Enlow Recital Hall, Gisele Ben-Dor conducted  Arco Ensemble in a program of Hispanic music by Joaquín Turina, Joaquín Rodrigo, Astor Piazzolla, Silvestre Revueltas, and Alberto Williams.  Featured soloist was clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein
Sunday, October 14, Virtuoso violinist and conductor Guillermo Figueroa performed with Arco Ensemble in Ernesto Cordero's "Insula Tropical" for violin and string orchestra.and conducted works by Anton Arensky, Béla Bartók, and Antonín Dvorák's.
For Love 
of the Homeland
Inspired and Inspiring 
Music Composed by and for Women
March 3, 2013, Anne Manson conducted Arco in Jennifer Higdon's "Celebration Fanfare", Concerto for String Orchestra by Grażyna Bacewicz, Konzertsatz in F minor for piano and strings by Clara Schumann and the Joseph Suk Serenade for Strings,opus 6. Featured soloist was pianist Gabriela Martinez,
A Taste of Britain
Sunday, October 27. 2013 Stewart Robertson conducted music by British composers Hubert Parry, Lennox Berkeley, Gerald Finzi, Benjamin Britten, and  the U.S premier of Cecilia McDowall’s “Crossing the Bridge” for strings.  This concert marked Arco’s first “Concert and Cafe”
at Enlow hall
March 23, 2014 Joseph Resigno conducted J.S.Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Ottorino Respighi’s Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No. 3, and Felix Mendelssohn’s Sinfonis #8
Remembrance of Strings Past
Gerard Schwarz 
November 23, 2014, Gerard Schwarz conducted Arco in Masterpieces of String Orchestra Literature:  Grieg’s Holberg Suite, R. Strauss’s Sextet from Capriccio (arranged by Schwarz), and Tchaikovsy’s Serende for Strings
Under the Italian Sun
April 19, 2015, Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducted  Nino Rota’s Concerto for String Orchestra, Verdi’s String Quartet (for String Orchestra), and Respighi’s Il Tramonto, featurig  mezzo soprano Abigail Fischer