Concord Orchestra Family Concert Dec 4
Vortex Series Dec 9
Master Singers Christmas Dec 11
|Greetings!|Please join me at one or more of these very cool concerts. Todd Brunel will play some of my clarinet solos on Dec 9, and I'm very excited about the premiere of my Shepherds and Angels: American Christmas songs for chorus on the Master Singers Christmas concert.
I hope to see you there!
Concord Orchestra Family concert
Sunday December 4, 2011 2pm & 4pm
51 Walden, Concord, MA
Tickets $15 adults, $5 children. 978-369-4967 or www.concordorchestra.com
The program includes Pinocchio
by Gandalfi with Joyce Kulhawik narrating and the Westford Academy String Orchestra joining the orchestra in Holst's St. Paul's Suite.
Vortex Series for New and Improvised Music
Friday December 9, 2011 8pm
Nave Gallery, 155 Powderhouse Blvd, Somerville, MA.
Tickets $10 at the door
Pianist Paul Carlson presents a solo piano work by Ruth Crawford Seeger and joins violist Eve Boltax and clarinetist Todd Brunel with chamber works by Paul Walter Furst and Bertold Hummel. Todd Brunel plays solo clarinet and bass clarinet works by Pamela Marshall and Claudio Gabriele.
Percussionist Gary Fieldman joins saxophonist Rick Stone in a 6 part collaborative composition. Pianist Peter Cassino joins clarinetist Todd Brunel in an improvisational work by composer John Morrison, featured recently at the Longy School's Septemberfest.( Check out the video!) Then in keeping with our ongoing tradition, improvisations will ensue by Cassino, Brunel, Fieldman and Stone.
This concert is presented in part by a grant by the Somerville Arts Council and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
A Master Singers Christmas Sunday, December 11, 2011 4pm
First Parish Church, 7 Harrington Road, Lexington
New England premiere of Shepherds and Angels by Pamela Marshall, for chorus, violin, harp and tamborine, -- featuring Mary Jane Rupert, harp. This set of early American and Appalachian Christmas tunes, in imaginative settings, will perk up your ears!
Plus, Conrad Susa's popular Carols and Lullabies, with harp, guitar and percussion, from the American Southwest.