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:
Concertmaster:

Soloists:
       
      

and is made possible through grants from the
        

NH State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as 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.

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