Neighborhood Concert Series

Neighborhood Concert Series

About the Neighborhood Concert Series

Our talented faculty members tour audiences at local venues through their world of music. Concerts take place at community organizations in neighboring towns, such as senior centers and libraries, to bring high-quality music to those who might otherwise not have access to it.

This series is supported in part by East Boston Savings Bank Charitable Foundation. Thank you, East Boston!



Our 2018-2019 Series:

"Oboe Through the Ages"
Tuesday, October 9, 1:15 pm, Beech Street Center, 226 Beech Street, Belmont
This performance by Powers Music School faculty members Mary Cicconetti (oboe) and Leah Kosch (piano) will include some of the staples of the oboe repertoire from the Baroque, Romantic, and 20th century eras of music. Mary and Leah will lead audience members through an exploration of oboe music throughout history by such composers as Marcello, Schumann, and Dutilleux.

David Stevens and the Jamaica Plain Saxophone Quartet
Holiday Concert: Friday, November 30, 1:00 pm, Waltham Council on Aging, 488 Main Street, Waltham
Join us November 30th for an afternoon of holiday favorites, along with jazz standards and some of America’s best known pop tunes. The Jamaica Plain Saxophone Quartet will celebrate the season with selections from The Nutcracker, A Charlie Brown Christmas, and new takes on old classics. 
American Patrol: Friday, December 7, 1:15 pm, Beech Street Center, 266 Beech Street, Belmont
American Patrol: Tuesday, July 2, 12:15 pm, Lynnfield Senior Center, 525 Salem Street, Lynnfield
Through the sounds of a saxophone quartet, we look back on our American musical heritage in honor of Pearl Harbor Day. Focusing on American classics, jazz standards, and patriotic tunes, the Jamaica Plain Saxophone Quartet will present an afternoon of memorable favorites old and new.

Formed in 2017, the Jamaica Plain Saxophone Quartet regularly performs in community and outreach concerts with a variety of programs that include classical music, pop and rock tunes, swing era charts, South American music, and contemporary classical. For more info, visitJPSaxQuartet.com

"A World of Rhythm and Song"
Wednesday, February 6, 10:30 am, Ralph & Jenny Center, 9 New Washington Street, Somerville
A celebration of music from West Africa played on traditional West African drums, Calypso and other rhythms and songs from the Caribbean, Jazz and Latin Standards. This performance features Powers faculty members Susanna Fiore and Nurudafina Abena.

"Music for Your Valentine" with The Dukes of Swing
Friday, February 8, 1:00 pm, Waltham Council on Aging, 488 Main Street, Waltham
The Dukes of Swing will be playing music to get you in the mood for Valentine's Day. The menu features romantic melodies along with some lively swing from George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rogers & Hart and Duke Ellington - the perfect beginning to a perfect Valentine season. With Powers faculty members Michael Shea, Todd Brunel, and guest artists Alvin Terry and Akili Jamal Haynes.

"Lots of Love" with Ladies' Triumph
Tuesday, February 12, 1:15 pm, Beech Street Center, 266 Beech Street, Belmont
Powers faculty member Lucy Joan Sollogub and guest artist Barbara Levine of Ladies' Triumph present an interactive concert of love songs, including popular standards of the 1950s-1960s and folk music from Appalachia, Ireland, Scotland and Israel.

St. Patrick's Day Concert
Friday, March 15, 1:30 pm, Waltham Council on Aging, 488 Main Street, Waltham
Tuesday, March 19, 1:15 pm, Beech Street Center, 266 Beech Street, Belmont
With faculty member Amy Beshara (fiddle) and guest Andrew Forbes (pipes). Amy and Andrew will entertain audiences with driving, energetic music from the Scottish and Irish traditions.

Ryan Noe
Thursday, May 30, 1:00 pm, Rosetti-Cowan Senior Center, 25 Winthrop Avenue, Revere
With faculty member Ryan Noe and quartet



 

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