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Back to School Music Show - Violin Lessons & Instruments

Harris Shilakowsky's LIVE STREAMING SHOWS at ShilakowskyArts.com

Its free. Shilakowsky will demonstrate the violin, tell you about instruments & "outfits", sheet music, lessons and other things that you'll want to know as you or your beginning violinist will find helpful when planning to join your school orchestra.

Sarah Tocco, pianist & Harris Shilakowsky, violinist

Indian Hill Music, 36 King Street, Littleton, MA 01460

solo piano pieces performed by Dr. Sarah Tocco and the popular Kreutzer Sonata by Beethoven will be performed by Tocco-Shilakowsky Duo.

Sarah’s CD of music by Chopin, Brahms and Schubert has been described as “beautifully moving” and “a wonderful rendition of Brahms with depth and insightful interpretation.” She is also music director at First Parish in Westwood and has been a guest lecturer at UMass-Lowell and Northeastern University.

Beethoven+

First Parish of Westwood UCC , 252 Nahatan Street, Westwood MA 02090

To commemorate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth, this violin-piano duo recital is dedicated to two of the most challenging works by Beethoven, 'The Kreutzer sonata' for violin and piano and 'Waldstein' sonata for solo piano. Both works encompass Beethoven's edge to push the limits of each instrument to the highest caliber possible. Please join us, it is sure to be an exciting afternoon experiencing the mastery of Beethoven. ...We might sneak some other composers in alongside Beethoven!

Suggested donation: $10

Fall String Class

Queset House, 1st Floor Presentation Commons, 53 Main Street, North Easton, MA 02356

Harris Shilakowsky, Violinist, Music Educator & owner of MusicStoreUSA.com will be teaching a hands-on class on playing bowed string instruments: violin, viola & cello. This is for beginners of any age. 3rd & 4th graders and their parents get a head start learning musical skills needed in school next semester.

We’ll explore the "care and feeding" of your string instrument • We’ll discuss choosing an instrument if there are people who haven’t yet gotten one. • How to sit/stand & hold the instrument, tune up, identify the parts of the instrument, and play some easy songs. • Bring your questions to ask "the professor." • If we have enough musicians there, we will break off into small groups to work songs!

Get to know your string-playing neighbors!

Advanced classes will be held later in the year.

Fall String Class

Queset House, 1st Floor Presentation Commons, 53 Main Street, North Easton, MA 02356

Harris Shilakowsky, Violinist, Music Educator & owner of MusicStoreUSA.com will be teaching a hands-on class on playing bowed string instruments: violin, viola & cello. This is for beginners of any age. 3rd & 4th graders and their parents get a head start learning musical skills needed in school next semester.

We’ll explore the "care and feeding" of your string instrument • We’ll discuss choosing an instrument if there are people who haven’t yet gotten one. • How to sit/stand & hold the instrument, tune up, identify the parts of the instrument, and play some easy songs. • Bring your questions to ask "the professor." • If we have enough musicians there, we will break off into small groups to work songs!

Get to know your string-playing neighbors!

Advanced classes will be held later in the year.

Fall String Class

Queset House, 1st Floor Presentation Commons, 53 Main Street, North Easton, MA 02356

Harris Shilakowsky, Violinist, Music Educator & owner of MusicStoreUSA.com will be teaching a hands-on class on playing bowed string instruments: violin, viola & cello. This is for beginners of any age. 3rd & 4th graders and their parents get a head start learning musical skills needed in school next semester.

We’ll explore the "care and feeding" of your string instrument • We’ll discuss choosing an instrument if there are people who haven’t yet gotten one. • How to sit/stand & hold the instrument, tune up, identify the parts of the instrument, and play some easy songs. • Bring your questions to ask "the professor." • If we have enough musicians there, we will break off into small groups to work songs!

Get to know your string-playing neighbors!

Advanced classes will be held later in the year.

Sep4

Free Beginner Group Violin Class

https://zoom.us/j/613778451

got your violin but don't know how to get started with it? Join us for your first no obligation online violin lesson! All you need is your instrument and your computer and an internet connection.

Free Online Violin Class harris shilakowsky is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Free Group Violin Class BEGINNERS Time: Sep 4, 2019 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Fall String Class

Queset House, 1st Floor Presentation Commons, 53 Main Street, North Easton, MA 02356

Harris Shilakowsky, Violinist, Music Educator & owner of MusicStoreUSA.com will be teaching a hands-on class on playing bowed string instruments: violin, viola & cello. This is for beginners of any age. 3rd & 4th graders and their parents get a head start learning musical skills needed in school next semester.

We’ll explore the "care and feeding" of your string instrument • We’ll discuss choosing an instrument if there are people who haven’t yet gotten one. • How to sit/stand & hold the instrument, tune up, identify the parts of the instrument, and play some easy songs. • Bring your questions to ask "the professor." • If we have enough musicians there, we will break off into small groups to work songs!

Get to know your string-playing neighbors!

Advanced classes will be held later in the year.

Fall String Class FREE

Queset House, 1st Floor Presentation Commons, 53 Main Street, North Easton, MA 02356

Harris Shilakowsky, Violinist, Music Educator & owner of MusicStoreUSA.com will be teaching a hands-on class on playing bowed string instruments: violin, viola & cello. This is for beginners of any age. 3rd & 4th graders and their parents get a head start learning musical skills needed in school next semester.

We’ll explore the "care and feeding" of your string instrument • We’ll discuss choosing an instrument if there are people who haven’t yet gotten one. • How to sit/stand & hold the instrument, tune up, identify the parts of the instrument, and play some easy songs. • Bring your questions to ask "the professor." • If we have enough musicians there, we will break off into small groups to work songs!

Get to know your string-playing neighbors!

Register online FREE. https://amesfreelibrary.org/events/2019/06/04/fall-string-class

Opera's Greatest Moments

Barnstable Performing Arts Center, 744 West Main Street, Hyannis MA 02601

September 16 & 17 Opera's Greatest Moments BUY TICKETS

Show Times

September 16 @ 7:30 PM

September 17 @ 3:00 PM

We begin our season with the return of the hugely popular program Opera’s Greatest Moments.

We’re going to the next level by partnering with one of the country’s finest opera companies, Boston Lyric Opera, and presenting four of their most talented rising stars. They’ll sing the greatest arias ever written by the masters, including Puccini, Verdi, Mozart, and more.

As an added treat, we’ll also feature some of the greatest opera choruses. If you love opera, you’ll be in heaven. If you’re new to opera, this program will be the perfect first taste!

Jung-Ho Pak, Conductor Chelsea Basler, Soprano Heather Gallagher, Mezzo-Soprano Jon Jurgens, Tenor David McFerrin, Baritone

Program

The Marriage of Figaro Overture Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen from The Magic Flute Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Pa-pa-pa-Papageno from The Magic Flute Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Lascia ch’io pianga from Rinaldo George Frideric Handel

Una voce poco fa from The Barber of Seville Gioachino Rossini

Ah fors e lui from La Traviata Giussepe Verdi

E lucevan le stele from Tosca Giacomo Puccini

Fidelio Overture Ludwig van Beethoven

Intermission

Die Meistersinger Overture Richard Wagner

Seguidilla and Gypsy Song from Carmen Georges Bizet

Pierrot’s Tanzlied from Die tote Stadt Erich Korngold

Chi il bel sogno di Doretta from La Rondine Giacomo Puccini

La Donne e Mobile from Rigoletto Giuseppe Verdi

Bella figlia dell'amore from Rigoletto Giuseppe Verdi

Libiamo from La Traviata Giuseppe Verdi

Pierre Boulez: "Répons"

Portsmouth High School Auditorium, 120 Education Lane, Portsmouth, RI 02871

Join us for a special preformance of "Répons" by Pierre Boulez with soloist from ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) and electronics technician Gilbert Nuono from IRCAM, as well as other great works by Steve Reich, Toru Takemitsu and John Williams.

Reich: Variations for Vibes, Pianos and Strings Takemitsu: Rain Spell Williams: "Going to School" from Memoirs of a Geisha Boulez: Répons

Newport Contemporary Arts Orchestra International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) Soloists Bridget Kibbey, harp Nicholas Tolle, cymbalom Ross Karre, vibraphone Dustin Donahue, xylophone and glockenspiel Jacob Greenberg, piano Cory Smythe, piano

Opening Night Concert: Soarin'

Rogers High School Auditorium, 15 Wickham Rd, Newport, RI 02840

To celebrate the Opening Night concert of our inaugural season, Sir Andre Previn will be joining us for the world premiere of "Almost an Overture", a piece written especially for our newly formed Newport Contemporary Arts Orchestra, followed by the American premiere of French composer Gerard Pesson's "Future is a Faded Song", featuring renowned pianist Melaine Dalibert. We welcome you to join us for an evening of new works, as well as some contemporary classics!

Program: Goldsmith: Soarin' Previn: "Almost and Overture"- World premiere performance Pesson: "Future is a Faded Song"- American premiere performance Copland: Appalachian Spring Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

Newport Contemporary Arts Orchestra Melaine Dalibert, piano soloist Andre Previn: Special Guest