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21 Ways to Harmony Feature No. 5 The Reality of Fear: Resolving Music Stereotypes Join Pakachoag Music School online for a “Friday the 13th” special event. This 21 Ways to Harmony in 2021 Feature No. 5 will explore the origins and history of music stereotypes, many of which have been built on assumptions and fears. […]

Pakachoag Music School is pleased to announce that two students have been selected for the 2021 Reinburg Award for Effort, Commitment and Attitude:  Mai Caslowitz, voice student, of Sturbridge and Ksheeraja Ramanujum, violin student, from Shrewsbury. About Mai Caslowitz of Sturbridge Mai Caslowitz, from Sturbridge, is a senior at Tantasqua High School.  Mai has been […]

Harmonies From Home As we wrap up the 2020-2021 pandemic School Year, here in office and families at home have had the pleasure of observing the progress of a number of students who chose, with teacher support, to submit videos for year-end performance classes. Monthly performance classes (less formal than recitals) are a staple of […]

  21 Ways to Harmony Feature No. 4 Solstice Inspirations:  Dreaming on a Midsummer’s Night Sunday, June 20th, 2021 at 6:30 pm Premiering on YouTube Hosted by Kristjon Imperio, Director of Programs & Outreach What to Expect Join Pakachoag Music School to celebrate the summer solstice. The solstice, our longest day of the year, has […]

Sophia from Sutton, Voice and Guitar This month’s student spotlight is Sophia Maloney.  Sophia takes voice lessons with Silvia Irving and guitar lessons with Jeff Dostal. What Does Sophia Particularly Like about Lessons? The thing that excites Sophia the most about her lessons is learning to play and sing the songs that she loves. Combining […]

Welcoming All As we look ahead, beyond this very abnormal year, we’ve been busy planning for how we can welcome new students and others in the community to experience music with Pakachoag. The new Faces of Pakachoag photo display adds splashes of color to the stairwell between the second and third floors at 10 Irving […]

Have some fun putting your creativity to work! If you visit us sometime, feel free to bring your drawings and we’ll share on a bulletin board.  Or mail them in!  Let us know your name, age and which pieces of music you used for your drawings.

Michael Stubblefield is wrapping up school-year lessons and now preparing for summer lessons, remotely.  Come September, he’ll be entering his third year at Pakachoag teaching Guitar and Ukulele.  Michael has proven popular with his students who currently range in age from 10 to 21 – although Michael teaches younger and older students too. We hope […]

Dylan from Auburn, Age 12.  Violin This month’s student spotlight features Dylan Burke, a 6th grade violinist from Auburn.  Dylan has been  enrolled with Pakachoag for over 10 years, first as a Music Together student, and then 7 years ago, as a Suzuki Violin student.  Dylan believes’ learning new songs is really cool!’ Dylan has […]

During this year plus of COVID-19, now the school year of 2020-2021, school friend Gail Morgan agreed to help us out as a door greeter on Saturdays once or twice a month, a time when some students have been visiting for in-person.  We appreciate Gail’s support.  We thought it would be fun to find out […]