Category Archives: Music

Parents, teens invited to relax Thursday at Winter Blues Celebration in Wellesley

An event called Winter Blues Celebration will be held Thursday from 6-8pm at Wellesley College Club, mixing live blues music, a light meal/refreshments and information about the latest science on preventing anxiety and depression from starting in kids. Parents, teens, educators and health care providers will take home practical activities to improve grit/resilience in all […]

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A closer look at Wellesley High singers prepping for Boston Pops “Home Alone” concerts

Wellesley’s Rice Street and Keynote singers prep for their Dec. 26-27 concerts at Symphony Hall with the Boston Pops, where they will present the live music to go along with the movie Home Alone. Conductor Keith Lockhart recently visited Wellesley High to practice with the students. NECN reports:

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Wellesley Middle School Band Concert Monday night

The WMS Winter Band Concert on Monday, Dec. 22 will feature the 6th, 7th and 8th grade concert bands presenting a repertoire of classic marches and holiday music.  The grand finale will feature a combined band with all 150 players on stage, led by director, Henry Platt. The concert starts at 7 PM in the Middle […]

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Here’s that Oscar-worthy lottery ad filmed in Wellesley Square

For those of you who were inconvenienced or just plain puzzled by the Connecticut Lottery film crew that was doing its thing in Wellesley Square one night/morning in September, temporarily turning the center of town into a holiday wonderland, the moment you’ve been waiting for has arrived. Yes, the glorious 30-second ad spot created back then is […]

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Wellesley Middle School band & orchestra liven up the State House

The Wellesley Middle School Band & Orchestra are filling the halls of the State House with music. — Alice Peisch (@RepAlicePeisch) December 12, 2014

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Thrills & Chills: Wellesley High Winter Choral Concert Thursday night

The annual Wellesley High School Winter Choral Concert on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 7pm will feature 240 student singers in a variety of ensembles, accompanied by pianist Chad Weirick and members of the Honors Chamber Orchestra. The concert, featuring Wellesley High’s Keynote and Rice Street Singers, Song Sisters, Brooks Brothers, and Concert Choir, will pay tribute to […]

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Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart visits Wellesley High

Such an honor welcoming Keith Lockhart to Wellesley High School this morning! @TheBostonPops #HomeAlone #Wellesley — POPS (@WellesleyPOPS) December 9, 2014 Longtime Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart visited Wellesley High on Tuesday to rehearse with students who will perform in the Pops’ Home Alone concerts taking place at Symphony Hall on Dec. 26-27. Members of the WHS Rice […]

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Wellesley Symphony Orchestra holiday pops concert on Dec. 14

The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra performs its annual holiday pops concert on Dec. 14 at MassBay Community College, with the pre-concert talk at 2:15pm and the main event at 3pm. The line-up: Soprano Anya Olsen sings Christmas and Holiday Favorites.Featuring the winner of the WSO “Two Front Teeth” contest Blake The Snowman Leslie Holmes narrator our […]

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