Student Performances

Student Performances

Faculty members:

For Recitals in the community and/or at All Saints' Episcopal Church use the links below to sign your students up for recital times.

Students and Parents:

We encourage all of our students to take advantage of the numerous performance opportunities during the year. Please scroll down to view all of the many ways in which students can perform and supplement their private lessons and classes! For recitals, ask your teacher to submit your information for a specific recital time slot. Once the form is submitted, you will be contacted with a link to sign up for an accompanist. Please refer to our online calendar for all other event and academic dates.


2018 - 2019 Student Performance Opportunities

Mildred Freiberg Piano Festival
Local piano students in grades K-8 and their teachers from the community join together for this special weekend-long event!
When: April 6-7, concerts at 1:30, 3:00, 4:30, 6:00, 7:30 pm

Where: Payson Park Church, 365 Belmont Street, Belmont

Sign-up: Powers students and regional piano students can download an application on the Piano Festival webpage.

Martha B. Sosman Concerto Competition
Local piano students may submit an application to enter our 3rd Annual Concerto Competition for a chance to win a cash prize and perform with the MYSP Orchestra!
When: Application Deadline - Friday, January 4; Finals Round - Friday, February 8

Where: To be announced this fall
All details and application information are available on the Concerto webpage.

Stein Chamber Music Festival
Honoring Belmont residents and music supporters Joseph and Lise Stein, this festival brings chamber musicians and ensembles of all ages together for a fun, informal concert with potluck dinner.
When: January 26, 5:30 pm

Where: All Saints' Church, 17 Clark Street, Belmont

Sign-up: Powers ensembles and regional musicians can sign up on the Stein Festival webpage.

Join us for this fun afternoon of student performances, crafts, games, and snacks! All are welcome to enjoy the day's activities and buy some Powers gear! Funds raised through student pledges and donations support Powers' financial aid scholarship program. Learn more on our Performathon webpage.
When: March 9, 1:00-7:00 pm (performances throughout the afternoon)

Where: Will be announced this fall
Sign-up: Faculty can submit students and accompaniment music using our online recital form.

Studio Recitals
All private lesson students in each teacher's studio gather for their own recital event to learn from each other and have fun!
Fall Semester: December 8, 15, 16, January 12, 13, 19, 26
Spring Semester: May 18, June 2, 8, 9

Where: To be announced this fall!

Sign-up: Organized by faculty.

All-School Recitals
All-schools are open to any Powers student who wishes to perform, featuring a variety of ages, levels, instruments, and faculty.
Fall Semester: November 10 and 17 at 1:30 pm
Spring Semester: March 23, 30

Where: Brewster Hall at All Saints' Church, 17 Clark Street, Belmont
Sign-up: Faculty can submit students and accompaniment music using our online recital form.

High School / Honors Showcase
Featuring Powers students by nomination of their teachers for outstanding achievements during the year or during their time at Powers.
When: June 2, 8
Where: To be announced this fall

Sign-up: Faculty can submit students and accompaniment music using our online recital form.

Adult Recitals
A more "formal" performance event for adults who wish to gain experience and battle their nerves.
Fall Semester: January 19, 7:30 pm
Spring Semester: June 1, 7:30 pm
Where: To be announced this fall

Sign-up: Organized by instructors and chamber ensemble coaches.

Adult "Play-Ins"
A more "informal" and fun performance event for those who want to enjoy music with fellow students and friends.
Fall Semester: Date determined by participant availability
Spring Semester: Date determined by participant availability
Where: To be announced this fall

Sign-up: To be announced this fall

Jam Sessions
Casual, drop-in nights to play and enjoy music with friends!
When: To be announced this fall

Where: To be announced this fall

Sign-up: None, just show up ready to play and have fun!

MYSP Orchestra & Chamber Concerts

  • MYSP Orchestra and select chamber ensembles - December 16, 3:00 pm, at Cary Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington
  • Chamber ensembles - January 19, 5:30 pm, location to be announced
  • MYSP Orchestra and Conservatory Program students - March 10, 3:00 pm, at 51 Walden Performing Arts Center, Concord
  • MYSP Orchestra, select chamber ensembles, and the 2019 Concerto Competition winner - May 19, 3:00 pm, at Arlingtown Town Hall

Sign-up: Organized by the MYSP conductors and chamber coaches.

Suzuki Group Recitals
Fall Semester: January 12, 6:00 pm
Spring Semester: May 11
, 6:00 pm
Where: Payson Park Church, 265 Belmont Street, Belmont
Sign-up: Organized by the Suzuki instructors.

Dalcroze Eurhythmics Showcase
When: May 18, 1:30 pm

Where: To be announced this fall

Sign-up: Organized by the Singing for Kids, High-Five and Dalcroze Eurhythmics instructors.

Keys for Kids® Showcase
When: May 19, 1:30 pm
Where: To be announced this fall

Sign-up: Organized by the Keys for Kids instructors.


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