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Celebrate the Coming of Spring With a March 4th Concert by the Wellesley Chamber Players

In the afternoon of the first Sunday of March, the Wellesley Chamber Players will celebrate the joyous coming of the spring season with piano trios written by Viennese composers, Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert. The concert is at 3pm on Sunday, March 4 at Beveridge Hall, Dana Hall School, Wellesley, MA.

Beveridge Hall is located on the grounds of the Dana Hall School at 45 Dana Road, off Grove Street, just up the street from Wellesley Center, with ample parking and easy access to the hall.

Screen Shot 2018-02-15 at 12.41.00 PM       The internationally acclaimed classical musicians are passionate about music and are eager to share their love for music with the Wellesley community. The players have won numerous worldwide competitions. The artistic director, Jayoung Kim is a piano faculty member at the Dana Hall School of Music. Jayoung will be accompanied by violinist Zenas Hsu, who joined the players in 2015. Another outstanding guest performer is Sasha Scolnik-Brower, acclaimed cellist and conductor, who joined the players in 2016.

 

Refreshments will be served following the program, providing the opportunity to meet the performers. The suggested donation, $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students, helps to defray the cost of the concert series.

This year, in addition to their performances, the Wellesley Chamber Players is hosting a young artist chamber competition for students from the ages of 13 to 18 on Sunday, April 8, 2018, at the Dana Hall School of Music, Wellesley. The winner will perform with the Wellesley Chamber Players in their final concert on Sunday, May 13th.

Additional  information is available on the website.  Or email Jayoung Kim, jaykimpiano@gmail.com and Phyllis Glazerman, pglazerman@comcast.net.

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Brothers Sing On! An A Cappella Festival Hosted by The Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus

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The Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus with The Yale Whiffenpoofs, the Wellesley High School Men’s Chorus, and the Handel and Haydn Society Young Men’ s Chorus in an afternoon of sonorous a cappella singing.

Sunday, February 11, 2018 @ 4:00 PM

Wellesley High School, Katherine L. Babson Auditorium

50 Rice Street,  Wellesley Hills, MA. 02481

For tickets visit www.saengerfest.org

GENERAL ADMISSION: $25.00; STUDENTS: $15.00

SENIORS: $15.00UNDER 6 YEARS: FREE

On Sunday Feb 11, 2018, Wellesley High School will present Brothers, Sing On!, a male voice a cappella festival hosted by the Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus.

Headlining the afternoon are the famous Yale Whiffenpoofs. Each year 14 senior Yale men are selected to be members of the “Whiffs,” a tradition that dates back to 1909. Their inimitable style and their performances from “the tables down at Mory’s” to at least one concert in Antarctica have given rise to hundreds of collegiate a cappella groups around the world.

The Handel and Haydn Society Young Men’s Chorus, is a choir for advanced changed and changing male voices that is part of the Vocal Arts Program. This choral program also has three treble choirs for elementary, middle and high school aged singers. In an effort to educate the entire musician, choir members also take musicianship classes.

The Wellesley High School’s Men’s Chorus, conducted by Dr. Kevin McDonald, will also sing. Each year the Wellesley High choral department performs in numerous formal events, a cappella festivals, and community outreach events providing important opportunities for the singers to share their music with a wide audience and learn from the many other talented groups with whom they perform.

Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus is made up of approximately 70 male choristers based in the Greater Boston area. The men of Saengerfest enjoy the camaraderie of singing at weekly rehearsals and performing in four or five concerts each year. The traditional but wide-ranging repertoire includes folk songs, love songs, spirituals and sacred music, classical excerpts, traditional English and Welsh songs and anthems, and an occasional show tune.

Rivers Symphony to Present a Free Concert in Weston’s Beautiful Campion Center Chapel

The Rivers Symphony presents “A Classical Christmas,” a free concert on Sunday, December 3, at 3 p.m. in Weston’s elegant Campion Center.

The orchestra will perform works from the Classical and Baroque era including pieces by Mozart, Salieri, and Haydn, as well as Telemann’s iconic “Trumpet Concerto in D Major.”

The Campion Center (319 Concord Road, Weston) features a baroque-inspired chapel, renowned for its excellent acoustics. This concert is presented free of charge, no tickets are required. Visit www.riverssymphony.org for more information.