Sunday at 3pm: Works by Strauss, Schubert, Reinecke and more

_MG_7480 copyJoin us for the final performance in this year’s Summer Concert Series! Join us for music from romantic to modern, including the turbulent Reinecke Undine Sonata, Strauss’ Four Last Songs, and a modern setting of Irish Folk Tunes by Corigliano. Admission is by donation (if able), Sunday at 3pm at Union Episcopal Church for the West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts. If you’d prefer an outside seat, feel free to bring a chair and sit on the front lawn!

For more information about this event, CLICK HERE

Also, check out our upcoming events for the fall, including Taiko Drumming, Claremont HopStops, and more! www.wcc-ma.org

The Saturday: a magical evening of food and music

They've saved a seat just for you!

They’ve saved a seat just for you!

 

The Art of the Duo: Kinan Azmeh, clarinet, and Dinuk Wijeratne, piano return for the last stop on this summer’s tour of N. and S. America. That’s right, Ottawa, Argentina, NYC, and Claremont!

(Multicultural Buffet Dinner prior to the concert at 5:30)
Saturday, August 15th, 2015
Concert, 7pm, admission by freewill donation

Join us this Saturday at the West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts​ for these amazing internationally acclaimed musicians. Multicultural Buffet Dinner at 5:30pm, and concert (by donation) at 7pm. A fusion of their classical and jazz training, and inspired by their heritage (Syrian and Sri Lankan), their performance is a celebration of the unique passion only music can express. A part of the WCCMA’s Summer Concert Series at Union Church, made possible by Concertmaster Sponsor Mascoma Savings Bank.

Multicultural Buffet features food from around the world, including Lebanese, Korean, Norwegian, American, Italian, Greek, and more. Reservations appreciated: melissa@wcc-ma.org. Adults $10, students $5.

Summer Concert Series’ 8th Season Schedule announced!

The West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts is pleased to announce the full 2015 Season of the Summer Series at Union Church in Claremont, our 8th Season! This year offers an exciting variety of professional musicians, including returning favorites and new performers to the series. All concerts are open to the public with no required admission, but donations are encouraged to support the series. The series is held at Union Church located at 133 Old Church Rd in Claremont.

_MG_0003Yankee Brass Band
Friday, July 24th, 6:30pm
Outside concert – bring a chair or blanket; rain location inside church
Performed on antique instruments and authentic music scores; an entertaining auditory living-history experience often to a sold-out crowd.

Food will be available to purchase starting at 5:30, and will be available through the concert if weather is good.

_MG_8434From Mediterranean to Caribbean: Classical and New Music
Sunday, August 9th, 3:00pm
Trios, Quintets, and a Micro-orchestra perform works by Azmeh, Lezcano, Mozart, Paganini, and more! Featuring grammy nominated guitarist Jose Lezcano, local flautist Melissa Richmond, and principal violinist of the Walt Disney Orchestra Lisa Ferrigno.

 

Multicultural Buffet Dinner
Saturday, August 15th, 5:30 – 6:45pm
Homemade food from cultures around the world, including Indian, Lebanese, Italian, Korean, American, Mexican, and more. Served buffet style. Adults $10, students $5

_MG_9208Complex Stories, Simple Sounds
Saturday, August 15th,7:00pm
Internationally renowned performers and composers Kinan Azmeh, clarinet, and Dinuk Wijeratne, piano, return to perform their unique fusion of jazz, classical, and world music traditions.


_MG_7480 copyNature, Nymph, and Souls: Music for Voice, Flute, and Piano
Sunday, August 30th, 3:00pm
Works by Strauss, Reinecke, Schubert, and Corigliano featuring performances by Angela Biggs, soprano; Hugh Keelen, piano; Jenna Rae, mezzo-soprano; and Melissa Richmond, flute.

 

The Summer Concerts at Union Church is sponsored by:
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and is made possible through grants from the
        

NH State Council on the Arts and the Claremont Savings Bank Foundation.

WCCMA offers year-round performances, education, and networking opportunities, all with a focus on exceptional talent and learning opportunities being accessible to all. For more information contact melissa@wcc-ma.org.