Dinuk Wijeratne Trio
September 27, 2019 @ 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts
Vivifying globally-inspired music effortlessly blending Classical, World, and Jazz. Compositions by award-winning composer Dinuk Wijeratne. The Trio are Dinuk Wijeratne (piano, composer), Nick Halley (percussion, hand percussion), and Jon Sutters (upright bass, bass). This performance is a part of the Bach Tree Residency program, and is funded in part by the Expeditions program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional support from the six New England state arts agencies. WCCMA is committed to barriers free access to great music. Admission is by donation, the suggested freewill contribution is $25 for Adults, $30 for Families, or pay what you can. Contributions can be made at the door, via our Donate page, or through the Eventbrite link. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like multiple seats or would like to make your contribution at the door. For more information about WCCMA visit wcc-ma.org.
The Bach Tree: Cultivating Creative and Collaborative Musicians
September 27, 2019 at West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts
Step far beyond the musical page to develop your creative and collaborative skills and amplify your craft. In this program you will work with internationally acclaimed and well-travelled musicians Dinuk Wijeratne and Nick Halley. An intensive workshop using the extraordinary Bach Canons as a foundation for performance, composition and improvisation, with an aim to broaden the skill set and imaginations of all participants. The program combines group and one-on-one learning tailored to the individual’s goals and interests including styles of improvisation, composition, and performance techniques. Participants work on elements of their project in-between meeting times, and the program culminates in a showcase presenting work created during the workshop. Full Program information and schedule can be found at wcc-ma.org/BachTree
This project is made possible in part by a grant from the NH State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, and is funded in part by the Expeditions Planning program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional support from the six New England state arts agencies.