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Wellesley Choral Society welcomes new members

Wellesley Choral Society is beginning its 68th season and is looking for new voices. Open Rehearsals where interested singers can get to know the group take place on Monday, Sept 8, 15, and 22 in the Wakelin Room at the Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington St., Wellesley (please use parking lot entrance). There are openings […]

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Wellesley-bred singers Blacker, Chamuel playing locally

Sarah Blacker and Michelle Chamuel, a couple of Wellesley High School grads who have hit it big in the music world, are appearing relatively locally this month. Sundress rocker Blacker, who performed at the big alumni-fest when the old Wellesley High School was shut down in 2011,  plays Friday, Sept. 5 at TCAN in Natick […]

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Recital to benefit Wellesley Choral Society on Sept. 7

On Sunday, Sept. 7, at 2 pm a recital to benefit the Wellesley Choral Society will take place at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 79 Denton Road, Wellesley, Mass. This intimate concert features Edward Whalen, tenor, and Trio Viscaria. The musicians in the Trio are Monica Pegis, violin; David Fisher, cello; Hisako Hiratsuka, piano. Whalen will […]

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Lionel Loueke Trio to perform at Wellesley College

Wellesley College kicks off its fall concert series with a free performance by guitarist Lionel Loueke from 8-10pm on Sept. 13 at Jewett Auditorium. Praised by his mentor Herbie Hancock as “a musical painter,” Loueke combines harmonic complexity, soaring melody, a deep knowledge of African folk forms, and conventional and extended guitar techniques to create a […]

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Wellesley Symphony Orchestra: Strings wanted

From The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra: The Wellesley Symphony begins it’s 66th concert season with rehearsals on September 3 at MassBay Community College in Wellesley Hills.  If you’re an experienced string player we hope you’ll consider playing with a great group of music makers.  Information about our 2014-15 season is at  Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings […]

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Wellesley Media offering video, music classes at library

Wellesley Media Corporation will add two new classes to its digital media production class offerings in Jackie’s Room at the Wellesley Library beginning in September.  Digital video editing using Final Cut Pro X will be a three-part class offered from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on three consecutive Mondays, Sept 15, 22, & 29.   Instructor will be […]

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Disney’s Beauty & the Beast, Jr. hits Wellesley Aug. 1-2

Wellesley Theatre Project, a nonprofit arts academy, will present the musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr., Friday Aug. 1 at 7pm and Saturday, Aug. 2 at 2pm. All performances will take place at the Katherine L. Babson Auditorium at Wellesley High School, 50 Rice Street, Wellesley. Tickets are priced $12 for adults and $6 for students and seniors, […]

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Annual Composers Conference coming to Wellesley

The annual Composers Conference and Chamber Music Workshops come to Wellesley College July 20-August 3. So, a bunch of talented composers and musicians will be in town, and the good news for the public is that they’ll be performing free shows over the next couple of weeks at 8pm in Jewett Auditorium. Here’s the schedule.

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Beatles tribute concert rained out in Wellesley, so settle for beetle pictures

Help!, a Beatles tribute band, was schedule to play Wednesday night, July 16, at Wellesley Town Hall Green starting at 7pm. But the concert has been nixed due to a forecast for poor weather. (Morses Pond is also closed Wednesday due to “severe weather”.) So instead, enjoy the other kind of beetles at our Bob’s […]

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The Goat Ropers play Wellesley on Wednesday

The Goat Ropers are bringing their country & western music on Wednesday at 7pm to Wellesley Town Green, food and kids’ games are also on the menu. Not to be confused with the goats who have visited Wellesley in the past to help rid the town of invasive plants. Summer concert schedule  

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