Neighborhood Concert Series

Neighborhood Concert Series

About the Faculty 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.

Thank you to the East Boston Savings Bank Charitable Foundation for their support of this year's series! 

Our 2015-2016 Neighborhood Concert Series:

  • "Quartets in Autumn"
    Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 1:15 pm
    at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech Street, Belmont
    Friday, November 4, 2016 at 1:00 pm at the Waltham Council on Aging, 488 Main Street, Waltham
    Powers Music School’s recently appointed cello faculty member, Jacques Lee Wood, is joined by musicians Joshua Addison (violin), David Rubin (violin), and Elizabeth Stefan (viola) in a string quartet concert sure to welcome the autumn season with class.
  • "Benny & Beyond"
    Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 10:30 am at the Somerville Council on Aging, Somerville
    Powers’ faculty, Todd Brunel, clarinet, is accompanied by pianist, Joe Reid, in a program of Benny Goodman favorites.
  • "Opera & Musical Theatre Favorites"
    Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 12:30 pm at the Peabody Council on Aging, 79 Central Street, Peabody
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 1:15 pm at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech Street, Belmont
    An intimate performance with soprano, tenor, and piano will highlight romantic pieces from opera and musical theatre favorites. This concert features lovely soprano talent, Jessica Cooper, a member of Powers Music School’s voice faculty.
  • "The Roaring Dukes of Swing"
    Friday, February 10, 2017 at 1:00 pm at the Waltham Council on Aging, 488 Main Street, Waltham
    Powers’ faculty, Todd Brunel (clarinet), and Michael Shea (piano), lead this top-notch, 4-piece band in classic jazz tunes and swing standards that will delight audiences this Valentine’s Day season.
  • "St. Patrick's with Ladies' Triumph"
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 1:15 pm at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech Street, Belmont
    Barb Levine (hammered dulcimer) and Lucy Joan Sollogub (fretted dulcimer, voice)—“Ladies’ Triumph”—have been playing music together for over twenty years. Their particular instruments blend and resonate beautifully together and live up to their shared name – (“dulcimer” from dulce, or “sweet”) creating a sweet, vibrant, and melodious sound. Come hear Lucy and Barb play a selection of traditional tunes and songs from the Celtic culture.
  • "St. Patrick's with Tutti Bassi"
    Thursday, March 9, 2017, 1:00 pm at The Rossetti-Cowan Senior Center, 25 Winthrop Avenue, Revere
    Friday, March 17, 2017, 1:00 pm at the Waltham Council on Aging, 488 Main Street, Waltham
    Cellists Sarah Freiberg and Colleen McGary-Smith of “Tutti Bassi” are usually seen performing on their original baroque cellos in the Handel and Haydn Society, but this St. Patrick’s they are delighted to present a program of all Irish duets on modern cellos.


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