Category Archives: Music

Wellesley songwriter’s uplifting tune born from Boston Marathon tragedy

WBUR has revisited a story it did last May in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing that featured a Wellesley songwriter named Stephen Randall who penned a tune called “We Will Run Again.” He told the NPR news station: “I was so inspired when I heard President Obama say, ‘You will stand. You will walk. […]

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Wellesley parent still seeks answers from school administrators over orchestra moves

Ron Alexander, the Wellesley parent whose persistent inquiries about changes to the school system’s music personnel landed him in court late last year after the school system’s performing arts director accused him of intimidating her, is still seeking answers from Wellesley Public School Superintendent David Lussier. Alexander claims Lussier is the only one who can really […]

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Babson Players to perform “Chicago”

The Babson Players present the musical “Chicago” this April 10-12 at 8-10pm. Tickets are $3 for current Babson/Olin/Wellesley students and $5 for everyone else. The theatre troupe says this is a PG-13 show (though the poster indicates maybe even racier than that). Online tickets here.

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“Boyz to Men” choral concert set for Wellesley High on Sunday

Boston Saengerfest Men’s Chorus hosts its fourth annual multigenerational festival of male voices, “Boyz to Men,” at Wellesley High School on Sunday, April 6 from 3:30-630pm. The 60-member chorus invites young male singers from the Harvard Glee Club, the Roxbury Latin Latonics, and the Wellesley High School Male Chorus to stand shoulder to shoulder and […]

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1 more chance to catch Wellesley Middle School’s “Seussical, Jr.”

Wellesley Middle School students got off to a strong start Thursday with their performance of “Seussical, Jr.,” and will be back at it this Friday, March 28, at 7pm at WMS. Tickets are $10 for adults/ $5 for kids.

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Wellesley dancers prepping for big Footnotes show on April 10

Dancers from Wellesley High School and Middle School will join forces with those from other local schools and professional dance companies for a show called “Footnotes” to be held April 10 at Wellesley High at 7pm. A variety of dance styles — including jazz/funk, modern, ballet and hip hop — will be featured. The Wellesley […]

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Chance the Rapper making his way to Wellesley

Chance the Rapper, a hot young hip hop artist whose hits include “Everybody’s Something,” will be performing at Wellesley College during its Spring Week events on April 23. He’s doing the school rounds, also performing at Wheaton College next month. Rapper Sage the Gemini will appear on the Wellesley College campus next month as well, […]

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