Category Archives: Music

Jazz vocalists Vocalogy to perform free show at Wellesley High

The California-based jazz quintet Vocalogy is launching an east coast tour this week and they’ll be visiting Wellesley High School on Monday, Feb. 8, when they will be conducting clinics with students during the day and then performing a free show that’s open to the public at 7pm. Vocalogy will appear in concert with the WHS Rice […]

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Sold Out: People sure do love their US Navy Band music in Wellesley

The March 7 US Navy Concert Band event being held at Wellesley High School has already sold out according to the event website (well, technically, the tickets are free, but you know what we mean). You can still get your name on a waiting list, though, and here’s where to do that. You could also consider […]

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Wellesley Choral Society to present Cabaret Concert on Jan. 30

The Wellesley Choral Society presents its annual Winter Cabaret Concert at Wellesley Hills Congregational Church, 207 Washington St., on Saturday, Jan. 30 at 7pm. This is a casual pops-style event. The theme is “Music of the Wild West” featuring traditional Western tunes to excerpts from Puccini’s opera La Fanciulla del West (The Girl of the Golden West) and Copland’s The […]

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Wellesley Symphony to perform on Super Bowl Sunday

Here’s a good chance to balance off the debauchery of Super Bowl Sunday with a nice dose of culture earlier in the day: The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra presents its next concert on Feb. 7 at 3pm at MassBay Community College in Wellesley. Max Hobart will lead the symphony in a world premiere performance of Ringing Chimes […]

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Wellesley High teacher’s band plays Sundance Film Festival

Longtime Wellesley High School music teacher Steve Scott’s band, Air Traffic Controller, had the honor this week of playing at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. They played at the ASCAP Music Cafe, where the “timeless alliance” of music and film is celebrated. Who knows, maybe Scott (wind ensemble & concert band conductor at WHS) […]

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All aboard for free Kidville Rockin’ Railway concert

Kidville’s Rockin’ Railway in Concert Tuesday, January 19 3:30-4:15 pm, Wakelin Room Kidville Wellesley presents Rockin’ Railroad in Concert at the Wellesley Free Library’s Wakelin Room on Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 3:30-4:15pm.  Meet Izzy and Grandma on a Musical Adventure and sing along to Kidville Favorites with a Rockin’ Crew in a show that’s fun for the […]

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Wellesley College bell ringers pay homage to Harry Potter star Alan Rickman upon his death

They do love their Harry Potter at Wellesley College, and yesterday the Guild of Carillonneurs rang the bells at Galen Tower to the tune of Hedwig’s theme in honor of Alan “Professor Snape” Rickman, who died this week.   In honor of the passing of Alan Rickman the Guild of Carillonneurs played Hedwig's Theme from […]

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Holiday leftover: Wellesley Brownies sing carols at Alzheimer’s center

Brownie Troop #66063 from Sprague Elementary School last month visited the Newton-Wellesley Center for Alzheimer’s Care to sing holiday carols. This is the 3rd year in a row that they have done this.  Their accompanist, Joanne Cook, is the aunt of one of the Brownies, Thea Fischmann. MORE: Wellesley sports and social clubs

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