From First-Years to Faculty

Audrey Budington and Liz Faiella Feature, March 2023 Audrey Budington and Liz Faiella both claim to have “practically lived at the Music School” when they were younger. Before they assumed their current roles as leaders within the folk department, they each wandered the halls, fiddles in hand, buzzing from lessons to ensembles as long-time CCMS … Read more

Miss Julieann Goes to the GRAMMYs

Julieann Hartley Feature, February 2023 Have you ever watched the GRAMMY Awards and wondered how the winners are determined? Meet Julieann Hartley: regionally renowned children’s recording artist and music therapist, and one of the newest members of the Recording Academy, the international body of music professionals that votes for the GRAMMY Awards. Thanks to her … Read more

A Musical Home

“A Musical Home” – Laurette Nepa Student Feature, December 2022 If you come to Concord Community Music School, there’s a decent chance you’ll run into Laurette Nepa. It might be in the recording studio during her audio engineering lessons with faculty member Eric Klaxton. Or maybe in the back stairway, practicing her vocal repertoire in … Read more

Support Concord Community Music School this Fall

Support Concord Community Music School this Fall Click here to read Executive Director Daniel Acsadi’s fall appeal letter. Your generosity in any amount makes it possible for CCMS to retain its excellent faculty, provide financial aid for students, maintain the School’s building and pianos, and present public events.

Tuned in to Healing

Tuned in to healing: How movement, song can be a health benefit By Heather Bigelow Hearne This article was published in the Concord Monitor on October 20, 2022. Click here to view the pdf of the original article. As we move into our later years of life, several health and wellness problems start to collect … Read more

Announcing our Bach’s Lunch Series Lineup

Music and Lectures from Around the World Highlight 2022-23 Bach’s Lunch Series We are excited to announce the entire lineup of Bach’s Lunch series lectures and performances for the 2022-23 season. The artist series kicks off in October and continues through May and is free and open to the public. All events in the series … Read more

Rising Starr

“Rising Starr” – Jonathan Starr Alumni Feature, October 2022 When Musician Second Class Jon Starr took the Recital Hall stage with the Navy Band Northeast Brass Quintet on September 12, it was a true homecoming. Eighteen years removed from his last performance at Concord Community Music School, Starr helped kick off the 2022 fall semester … Read more

Meet Daniel Acsadi, New Executive Director

Concord Community Music School Welcomes Daniel Acsadi as New Executive Director The Board of Trustees of the Concord Community Music School is excited to announce Daniel Acsadi as the School’s new Executive Director. Acsadi will be just the second permanent Executive Director in the history of the institution and will begin his tenure on May … Read more