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For Immediate Release: 20 March 2017

CONCORD, N.H.— Songweavers women’s community chorus will celebrate the community and togetherness of voices joined in song in their annual spring concert at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, at South Congregational Church, 27 Pleasant St. in downtown Concord.

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For Immediate Release: 15 March 2017

CONCORD, N.H.—A king desperate to retain control of his kingdom, a commander on a quest to conquer, a girl caught in the crossfire, a knight confident in love's power, a witch searching to belong: these are the dynamic characters of Handel's Rinaldo. The Musicians of Wall Street present an evening of operatic adventure at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7 at the Concord Community Music School, 23 Wall Street in downtown Concord.

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For Immediate Release: 20 February 2017

CONCORD, N.H.—From African-American spirituals to Broadway show tunes, explore how migration and immigration have shaped and inspired vocal music at March’s free Bach’s Lunch programs at the Concord Community Music School.

On Thursday, March 2, Peggy Senter, president and founder of the Music School, will give a lecture titled “Musical Migrations: Schubert, Spirituals & Show Tunes.” The following week, on Thursday, March 9, Music School faculty members Hannah Schramm Murray, soprano, and Calvin Herst, piano, will team up to present a concert titled “Taking Flight: American Songs of Migration.” Bach’s Lunch programs are free and open to the public, and take place from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. on the first and second Thursdays of each month in the Music School’s Recital Hall, 23 Wall Street, downtown Concord.

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For Immediate Release: February 3, 2017

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CONCORD, N.H.—Concord’s annual March Mandolin Festival is celebrating its 15th year! This year’s festival presents two concerts with a lineup of virtuoso mandolinists, whose musicianship showcases the range and expressive qualities of the mandolin. The concerts will take place on Friday, March 3 at the Stone Church in Newmarket and on Saturday, March 4 at the Concord Community Music School in Concord.

These performances will feature Italian classical mandolinist Carlo Aonzo, multi-genre mandolin master Tim Connell, New England’s own Steve Roy, and Concord Community Music School Folk Department chair and multi-instrumentalist David Surette, with special guest, folk singer and guitarist Susie Burke.

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For Immediate Release: 24 January 2017

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CONCORD, N.H.—As Valentine’s Day approaches, celebrate songs of love—and love of song—at February’s free Bach’s Lunch programs at the Concord Community Music School.

On Thursday, February 2, Mark Shilansky, Assistant Professor at Berklee College of Music, will give a lecture titled “When the Singer Meets the Song: Vocal Interpretation.” The following week, on February 9, Music School faculty members Peggo Horstmann Hodes, soprano, and Kent Allyn, piano, will team up to present a concert titled “By the Light of the Silvery Moon: Valentines by Moonlight.”

Bach’s Lunch programs are free and open to the public, and take place from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. on the first and second Thursdays of each month in the Music School’s Recital Hall, 23 Wall Street, downtown Concord.