Category Archives: Music

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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Wellesley Middle School singers to perform Music from the Movies

Join the Wellesley Middle School Choruses for a celebration of movie music on Tuesday, June 3, at 7pm at the WMS auditorium. The program, which is free and open to the public, will feature the WMS Song Sisters, Brooks Brothers, Clefhangers a cappella, and acoustic showcases by individual students. The concert theme explores choral music […]

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Wellesley High School Spring Choral Concert on Tuesday, April 29

The Spring Choral Concert at Wellesley High School at 7pm on April 29 is a celebration of a year of music making and will feature Wellesley High’s five curricular choral ensembles, Brooks Brothers, Song Sisters, Concert Choir, Rice Street Singers, and Keynote Singers. The program will feature a variety of repertoire ranging from traditional choral […]

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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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