Dinuk Wijeratne Trio: Effortlessly Blending Classical, World, and Jazz
October 12, 2018 @ 6:30 PM at West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts
@Union Episcopal Church
The Dinuk Wijeratne Trio performs globally-inspired music effortlessly blending Classical, World, and Jazz. Compositions by Dinuk Wijeratne for piano, upright bass, and percussion. This performance is a part of the Bach Tree Residency program, and is funded in part by a donation from the Byrne Foundation, and 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 $20 for Adults, $30 for Families, or pay what you can. For more information about WCCMA visit wcc-ma.org.
Workshop: The Bach Tree – Cultivating Creative and Collaborative Musicians
October 12 – 14, 2018 at West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts
@Union Church, 133 Old Church Rd, Claremont, NH
Step far beyond the musical page to develop your creative and collaborative skills and amplify your craft. This program is for the spectrum of musicians: students of intermediate ability (middle school music education),
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. This program will combine group and one-on-one learning tailored to the individual’s goals and interests including styles of improvisation, composition, and performance techniques. Participants will work on elements of their project in-between meeting times, and the program will culminate in a showcase presenting work created in this weekend workshop. Questions? contact [email protected] Times for this workshop will be set based on participant groups, and generally consist of 2-3 hours per day for each group.
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 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.
Registration is via the Bach Tree page
Rhythm Workshop: Held at 1:30 on Saturday Oct 13th
This is open to musicians of any level (ages 10 and up), and is an off the page exploration of types of complex rhythm; great for young musicians! You can also register for this workshop separately via the Bach Tree page.