Saturday Concert and Dinner: Olmsted Emsemble

Don’t miss out on the final Summer Concert of 2013, and our special Summer BBQ Dinner. See concert info below. The dinner will be following the concert, and tickets at $7/adults, $4 for children under 12. The meal will be serve buffet style and will include: Sausage, Shredded BBQ Chicken, Green and pasta salads, homemade hummus, and a selection of delicious desserts.

Final concert of the 2013 Summer Concert Series:

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The Olmsted Ensemble

European and American Masters: Music by Mozart, Arriaga, and Charles Hommann
Peter H. Bloom, flute; Brian Clague, violin;
Jennifer Shallenberger, viola; Timothy Roberts, cello

Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 4:00 pm
Union Church, 133 Old Church Rd, Claremont, NH 03743
Donations welcome.

This performance by the Acclaimed Olmsted Ensemble will include the dramatic, rarely-heard Quartet in D Minor by American composer Charles Hommann (1803-1872?); Quartet No. 1 in D Minor by Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga (1806-1826), a Spanish violinist and composer whose precocious career was cut short when he died at age 19; and Mozart’s beloved D Major Quartet (K. 285), one of the masterworks of the literature.

This concert is made possible in part by a grant from the New England Foundation for the Arts

Harper Angela Biggs teaches the beginner harp workshop.
Harper Angela Biggs teaches the beginner harp workshop.

Beginner Harp Workshop
August 28th, 2013
7pm and 7:45pm(2 Sessions)
To register: melissa@wcc-ma.org
Join us for an opportunity to try out the harp, participate in a group lesson, and discover just how fun and easy it can be. Instructor Angela Biggs (soprano and harper) performs and teaches in Claremont and the wider area. In this class you will be able to get a basic introduction, as well as having the option of continuing on through private instruction, or with group workshops through WCCMA.

RSVPs are required by August 26th, space is limited, but additional sessions will be added if demand is sufficient. Email melissa@wcc-ma.org (prefered) or ph. 802.738.0022. If you have done a beginner workshop in the past, let us know, and we’ll do our best to put you in the next step up group. Admission is by donation. For more info: wcc-ma.org

If you are unable to attend this workshop, but would be interested in attending on another date, please also let us know!

Stuart Paton of Burlington Taiko Group leads a workshop at the Claremont Farmers' and Artisans' Market in September.
Stuart Paton of Burlington Taiko Group leads a workshop at the Claremont Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market in September 2013.

First Thursdays Music Series: Burlington Taiko
September 5th, 4:00 – 7:00pm
Claremont Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market
Broad St Park, Claremont

Performance and free workshop of Japanese Taiko Drumming – this event was hugely popular last year! Stay tuned for the schedule for the day so you can plan your shopping at the market. This program is provided by the West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts, and made possible in part by a grant from the New England Foundation for the Arts, Claremont Parks and Recreations, and the Claremont Farmers’ Market Association.

 

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