Community MusicWorks

Community MusicWorks Growing Up And Out

We couldn’t help but notice that something was afoot at the Westminster Street home of a certain nonprofit music education and performance organization*, and indeed, they are expanding their footprint to become the Community MusicWorks Center, a gathering place for music and community. There is an architectural mock-up of the future facility at the website, […]

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Fred Kelley Scholarship Concert At Bell Chapel

(5.22) The annual Fred Kelley Scholarship Concert takes place Sunday at the Bell Chapel. MusicWorks Collective musicians join forces with tenor Frank Kelley in this dynamic event to benefit student scholarships to Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music. Frank Kelley, tenor, has appeared with opera companies throughout the world, including the Peter Sellars productions of

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Community MusicWorks Opens New Season

(9.30) Two events this weekend. Join the musicians of Community MusicWorks for the opening concert of their new season, Saturday at the Southside Cultural Center. Community MusicWorks kicks off our 22nd season with a program of urgent, powerfully expressive music from the Americas: Gabriela Lena Frank’s Leyendas, Osvaldo Golijov’s Last Round, and Florence Price’s 1929

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Community MusicWorks Founder To Be Honored

Brown University will confer eight honorary doctorates as part of the upcoming commencement exercises and one will go to musician and founder of Community MusicWorks Sebastian Ruth. He’s in pretty heady company here including Viola Davis who will probably love this guy. Ruth made the news last year upon becoming a MacArthur Fellow (the so-called

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John Cage Centennial At The Arsenal

(3.23) Head down to the Arsenal on Benefit Street Friday night where Ctrl+Alt+Repeat will present works by John Cage to be performed by Katherine Bergeron, Forrest Larson, Mark Cetilia and Community Musicworks players and students. Works include Vocalise, Radio Music, Song Books and Indeterminancy. Also, For Cage 99 by Nomi Epstein (for two or more

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Bell Street Concert Sunday — Help Send CMW Kids To Music Camp

The annual Fred Kelley Memorial Concert takes place this Sunday, April 3rd, at the Bell Street Chapel. Featured musicians will be Jesse Holstein on violin, Heath Marlow on cello, and Jeff Louie on piano, performing works by Franz Schubert, including the Rondo in B Minor for Violin and Piano and the Piano Trio No. 2

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Library Presents Concert Sunday Afternoon

Enjoy a free concert today courtesy of the Providence Public Library and performed by Community MusicWorks. Scheduled performers include: Aaron McFarlane, violin; Carole Bestvater, violin; Minna Choi, violin; Jason Amos, viola; Adrienne Taylor, cello; Sakiko Mori, piano. They will tackle String Quartet No. 5 by Philip Glass, Georgy Catoire’s Elegy for Violin and Piano, Opus

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Music This Afternoon

Here’s an interesting double bill.  Go to AS220 and see/hear the Providence String Quartet & Community MusicWorks Players. These are the resident musicians of Community MusicWorks. Also, Alec K. Redfearn and The Eyesores. Music by Maurice Ravel, Zoltan Kodaly, and Alec K. Redfearn. Doors open 2:45pm, show 3:15pm, $10/$5 students, 115 Empire Street, 861-5650

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