This Weekend: Tango and a Family Picnic

Tango Night with PG Tango Quartet
8/6 @ 6pm-7pm

Register: https://hop.dartmouth.edu/events/pedro-giraudo-tango-quartet

It takes four to tango!

Pedro Giraudo Quartet has come to represent the evolution of the ever-popular art form. Join us for a live outdoor performance led by the virtuoso bassist and composer Pedro Giraudo, who spices up the form while retaining all the lushness and beauty of tango.

The performance will be held at Union Church, pre-registration is encouraged but not required. WCCMA followers will be able to register at the door, as the event is currently “sold out” via the registration link.

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Family Picnic Day: Creativity and Culture with the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association

Sun, Aug 8, 2021

Enjoy an online and/or in person outdoor concert/mini-festival with Nulhegan Drum, storytelling and history by Chief Don Stevens, and a showcase of Abenaki artists. Bring the whole family to for the fun and educational event that also include a special artist showcase demonstration.

Demonstrations begin at 1:30pm
Concert starts at 2pm

In-person seating (BYO chair) is available at the outdoor venue, please register by using Eventbrite, at Union Episcopal Church, 133 Old Church Rd, Claremont, NH. Pre-registration is not required but is appreciated in case of inclement weather or technical issues. Online access is available via the Saint-Gaudens Memorial youtube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbdBQPGfcpWls1jeKQzgIAw).

This project was funded in part by a grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s James Tasker Covered Bridges Fund, and the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies.

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.

Friday: Globally Inspired Music / Cultivate Your Creative Inner Musician

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.

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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

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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 melissa@wcc-ma.org 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.

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