Next Week: Dinuk Wijeratne Trio Performance and Bach Tree Workshop

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 melissa@wcc-ma.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.

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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. 

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Saturday at 6:30pm – Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Bolcom with the Delphi Trio

Close out the 12th Annual Summer Concert Series with the acclaimed Delphi Trio, an evening of piano trio music. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to hear live music performed by the award-winning California trio. For full information click HERE.

Due to technical issues our Eventbrite ticket link has been finicky. There are seats still available, and you are welcome to make your donation at the door, or using the wcc-ma.org/donate option.

It has been an incredible summer of music, we hope that you can join us for this last bash before the fall season begins.

Delphi Trio in 1 week; Today only – vote for WCCMA!

Note August 24th 6:30pm Concert date

WCCMA is pleased to present the Delphi Trio next Saturday for the final Summer Concert of the Season, on August 24th. Check out the full info HERE. You won’t want to miss this international award winning trio. Note: earlier in the season there was an incorrectly noted date for this concert, please update your calendars and join us!

National Nonprofit Day at Mascoma Bank

In honor of National Nonprofit Day Mascoma Bank is holding a Facebook contest to select one local nonprofit to win more than $500. Today only, votes must be in by midnight tonight, Saturday August 17th. As one of WCCMA’s supporters we are happy to give Mascoma Bank this shout out and ask you to consider commenting on their post to vote for the West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts. How to participate?

Visit this post: https://www.facebook.com/MascomaBank/photos/a.10150179033897925/10159152534142925/?type=3&theater

Click on “comment” and type West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts, then submit the comment.

If you share the post they will also add $1 to the donation amount, and you can let your friends and family know that you support WCCMA and would love for them to vote!