Faculty

Emma Gregory will play clarinet

Emma Gregory, Clarinet

Drop-In Concert

Friday, March 6th
5:00 to about 5:45 pm
Vinton Hall, 2nd Floor at All Saints, 10 Irving Street

On Friday, March 6th, four Pakachoag faculty will present a mini-concert to bring some live music to Afternoon Tunes and Pakachoag students and friends.

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Drop In Reservation

To help us plan for seating for the drop-in concert, please reserve your ticket in advance using the button below.

We’ll be playing celtic harp, piano, clarinet and flute.

Please allow a little extra time for parking as the back church lot is busy on Fridays.  Overflow parking is available as of 5 pm in the WPS Durkin Admin. Building lot; also on-street with meter on Irving and Oxford streets.  Entry is at the back of church, off Pleasant Street; toward the right of the parking lot.

The drop-in is informal and particularly appropriate for Music Together families, Pakachoag students who cannot attend the full concert on March 21st,  or families interested in learning more about Pakachoag or the Afternoon Tunes Program.

About Afternoon Tunes

Afternoon Tunes student takes piano lessonsAfternoon Tunes is a free music lesson program for neighborhood children sponsored by All Saints Church.  High School aged student teachers teach elementary aged students.  Music and instruments are provided on loan.

The program takes place on Fridays during the school year, with lessons scheduled in every room, nook and cranny possible within the All Saints building.  Student teachers are coordinated by the AT Student Leadership Team and mentored by a professional educator.  All Saints’ choir members provide volunteer support.

Learn more about Afternoon Tunes at https://www.allsaintsw.org/afternoon-tunes

 

Faculty Concert with Harp, Clarinet, Piano

The Night Dance: Folk Music of Ireland and Dance-Inspired Classical Selections.

“Strike the gay harp!  See the moon is on high…  oh could such heart stirring music be heard” from Thomas Moore’s The Night Dance.Celtic Harp to be featured in March 2020 concert

Enjoy the beautiful traditional melodies of Ireland played by accomplished harpist and Pakachoag faculty member Susan Page Howland.  We’ll also treat you to some classical selections inspired by dance including an unusual transcription of a Bach Chaconne with pianist Kristjon Imperio and more recently composed dance-inspired songs for Clarinet performed by Emma Gregory.

The Worcester County Poetry Society joins us, reading dance-inspired poetry, including Thomas Moore’s The Night Dance.
Our featured performer Susan Page Howland, an award-winning harpist in her youth, holds a degree in music from New England Conservatory.  As a music student, Susan studied with a number of prominent harpists including the renowned Marcel Grandjany, faculty member at the Julliard School until his death in 1975.

Saturday, March 21st, 2020

2:00 pm

The Sanctuary at All Saints Church
10 Irving Street, Worcester  01609

Free.

Generously Sponsored by Paul and Patti Verderese

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Star Musing

Saturday, March 9, 2018
2:00 pm

A Pakachoag Faculty Special Event

Join us for music with friends and colleagues.  Our relationships at Pakachoag are tightly anchored around our love for music and teaching.  A cluster of faculty are pairing up to present this concert featuring Four Hands Organ, Violins with Harpsichord, Soprano & More.

This will be our first official performance that includes the Goble Harpsichord donated in 2014 and recently repaired.  The All Saints Church organ, made by Aeolian-Skinner, is also included in this program.

Music by Debussy, Holst, Mozart, LaGrenzi and other surprise selections.

  • Victoria Bartolomeo, Soprano
  • Amy Matherly, Laurie Knorr, Janeen Baker:
    Violins with Harpsichord
  • Sheila Reid, Violin & Debby Sedgwick, Piano
  • Curtis Smith & Kristjon Imperio: Four Hands Organ

The Sanctuary at All Saints Church
10 Irving Street, Worcester, MA  01609

If you need special disabled access, please call ahead so that we can review logistics.  A ramp is available from Irving Street coming into the Sanctuary at front of Church.

From C to E:  Bach & More for Cello

Saturday, January 12, 2018
2:00 pm

A Pakachoag Faculty Special Event with Ashley Peck, Cello
Special Guest:  Shuangning Liu, Piano

Ms. Peck will perform the Bach Cello Suite No. 4 in E flat Major for Unaccompanied Cello and Prokofiev Sonata for Cello in C Major.  Join us and you will also be treated to a selection in D.  So why exactly did the composer pick that key?  We’ll share a little background on the composers and these famous works for Cello.

The Sanctuary at All Saints Church
10 Irving Street, Worcester, MA  01609

Handicapped accessibility available but please call us ahead – 508-791-8159  – to review logistics.