Month: January 2016

Early History of Concord, MA in “Toward the Source”

When writing Toward the Source, Joyce Mekeel wanted to incorporate as much of the early history of Concord, MA as possible. Her materials include the Bible, Psalm books, gravestone inscriptions, town records, names of places, and names of participants in

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Young pianist Amir Siraj plays Friday recital

Amir Siraj from Brookline is one of the honorees in our Ehlers Young Artist Concerto Competition. He will play a prelude recital before the January 29, 2016 concert. Come early, at 7:15 pm, to hear his 20-minute program. Admission is

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Young pianist Katherine Liu plays Saturday recital

Katherine Liu from Wellesley is one of the honorees in our Ehlers Young Artist Concerto Competition. She will play a prelude recital before the January 30 concert. Come early, at 7:15 pm, to hear her 20-minute program. Admission is included

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Joyce Mekeel’s Toward the Source

On January 29 and 30, the Concord Orchestra will perform Toward the Source by Joyce Mekeel. The music celebrates the history of Concord and was commissioned for the orchestra by the Concord Bicentennial Committee. We performed the music in 1975,

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Background reading for Call of History concert

Wikipedia has a good overview of Mendelssohn and the Reformation Symphony No. 5. Did you know that you can get many public domain music scores at IMSLP?

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