Category Archives: Music

Wellesley: Feel and fund the funk

Wellesley High School alum Dave Adams is seeking the public’s help through a Kickstarter campaign to fund the production this year of a funk music album dubbed Bounce Classic. An alto sax player, Adams has made a name for himself as a musician through his work in the band Addison Groove Project and more recently, East […]

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DeadBeat in Wellesley: If you can’t swing the Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well tour this summer…

Ticket prices for the Grateful Dead‘s supposedly final shows, to be played this summer in Santa Clara and Chicago, have been sky high, making it even tough for Wellesley Deadheads to justify the cost and trek. Perhaps some small consolation: Wellesley has included a Grateful Dead tribute band called DeadBeat in its series of free […]

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Wellesley High senior to perform at Symphony Hall on June 2

Congratulations to Wellesley High School Senior Katie Scholl, a talented young flutist who is grand prize winner of the Young Artists Competition. Among her rewards is getting perform at the Boston Pops show on June 2 at Symphony Hall at 8pm. Scholl trains at Boston Flute Academy.m

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Wellesley a cappella group cracks WGBH-2 TV’s Sing That Thing! finale

Wellesley’s None of the Above is among the 8 semifinalists to perform on the special one hour finale episode of Sing That Thing! this Friday, May 22 at 8pm on WGBH 2. A total of 23 groups were selected to perform during the inaugural season of Sing That Thing!, which premiered on April 17. The participants fall into four […]

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Honk, Jr. & Urinetown, the Musical on tap in Wellesley this weekend

Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) will present the musicals, Honk Jr. and Urinetown, the Musical Thursday, May 14, Friday May 15, and Saturday May 16.  All performances will take place at the Wilson Middle School Auditorium, 22 Rutledge Road, Natick. Tickets are priced $12 for adults and $6 for students and seniors, and may be purchased online at in advance, or at […]

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Wellesley College bell ringers to get Fancy and Toxic on Friday

You might hear more than the usual occasional ding-dong from the bells at Galen Tower on Wellesley College’s campus on Friday. The school’s Guild of Carrilonneurs has a full slate of music scheduled in honor of the last day of classes:

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Wellesley Choral Society premiering work on Wellesley’s Wonderful Weekend

Wellesley Choral Society presents the premiere of local composer Edward Whalen’s Dialogue – a Choral Song Cycle on May 16 at 8pm at Wellesley Hills Congregational Church, 207 Washington St. The work is written for chorus and orchestra, and consists of seven songs framed by an instrumental prelude and postlude. The songs are set to poems by […]

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Wellesley High Honors Chamber Orchestra to perform free show

The Wellesley High School Honors Chamber Orchestra, which recently played at Symphony Hall in Boston, will perform a free concert on Wednesday, April 29 at 7pm at St. Andrew’s at 79 Denton Rd., in Wellesley. The concert will feature the music of Holst, Mozart, Shostakovich, Suk and Tchaikovsky.

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