Wellesley Choral Society
The Wellesley Choral Society under the direction of Edward Whalen is a non-audition chorus, open to singers of high school age and older. All voice parts are welcome. Members are from Wellesley and many other MetroWest communities. The Society performs a variety of music from traditionally classical to world premieres, and popular music at the upcoming Winter Cabaret.
Winter Caberet, “Over the Moon”
DATE: Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024
LOCATION: Wellesley Hills Congregational Church, 209 Washington St.
EXPECT: Songs of, for, about, and to the moon, performed in a light “pops” atmosphere
Wellesley Symphony Orchestra
The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra in 2023-24 is celebrating its 75th anniversary season. That’s a lot of beautiful music the venerable group has sent out over the years, and they’re not done. Led by music director Mark Latham, the orchestra-in-residence at MassBay Community College holds six concerts per year.
Further Shores: Symphonic Music of Asia and the Asian Diaspora
Unsuk Chin: Subito con Forza
Tchaikovsky: Barcarolle (arr. by Lin Yu)
Lin Yu: Deep River Overture
Bright Sheng: Black Swan
Xilin Wang: Yunnan Tone Poems
Wellesley Town Band
From its humble beginnings, with just thirteen eager recruits gathering in fall 2013, the Wellesley Town Band has grown to around fifty musicians. Players of all ages (grade 8 up) are welcome, and no auditions are required.
The band is led by legendary Wellesley Schools Band Director, Henry Platt. The repertoire is traditional concert band fare: light classics, favorite show tunes, movie music, and stirring marches.
2023 Winter Holiday Concert
DATE: Sunday, Dec. 17, 2023
LOCATION: Wellesley High School Auditorium, 50 Rice Street, Wellesley, MA