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Wellesley Symphony Orchestra season opener Oct. 19

Wellesley Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 66th season with a concert on Sunday, Oct. 19 featuring Patriotic Overtures, Haydn & Hohvaness featuring Joseph Foley, shown here. The pre-concert talk is at 2:15pm and the main event starts at 3pm at MassBay Community College on Oakland Street. The lineup: – Hohvaness Prayer of St. Gregory  – Haydn Trumpet […]

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Acatober concert bringing a cappella to Wellesley High

The big Actober a cappella concert is coming to Wellesley High on Oct. 17, featuring 240 high school singers (the WHS Concert Choir, Keynotes, Rice Street Singers, four WHS student-directed a cappella groups) and special guests, the Tufts University Amalgamates. Tickets: $10.00 adults/$5.00 students and seniors. Last year’s show sold out.

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Cocek! Brass Band at Babson one night only

BabsonARTS presents Cocek! Brass Band in a special one night only concert merging old and new Balkan brass music on October 8 (8 – 10pm) at Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. Tickets are $15 and $5 for students. For more information visit babsonarts.org or http://www.eventbrite.com/o/babsonarts-6049903943 Cocek! Brass Band is the brainchild of trumpet player Sam Dechenne.  The band performs original music […]

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Fancy this: Charli XCX to perform in Wellesley

English singer and songwriter Charli XCX, who has written hits such as Icona Pop’s “I Love It” and Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”, will be appearing at Wellesley College on Sunday Oct. 5 at 7pm at Tishman Commons. She has a new album of her own coming out later in October. The show is free for Wellesley College students and costs […]

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Wellesley Mothers Forum Carnival coming up

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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 www.wellesleysymphony.org.  Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings […]

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