Student News & Events

Our Saturday, February 8th recital will feature primarily violinists.

Join us at 1:00 pm for about an hour as we share music, and acknowledge student growth and hard work.

Recitals are a staple of Pakachoag’s lesson program providing opportunities for students to set goals and share favorite selections with guests. We invite you to come enjoy the music and celebrate community music-making with the students of Pakachoag Music School.

Advance Ticket Reservation Requested.  Check back soon to secure tickets.

  • Date:  Saturday, Febuary 8, 2020
  • Time:  1:00 to about 2:00 pm
  • Location:  Vinton Hall, 2nd Floor
  • Entry:  Back door, off Pleasant Street, opens around 12:40 pm for guests.
  • Parking:  The rear of church parking lot may fill in advance of the recital.  Other options include on-street with meter (Irving or Oxford, front and back of church respectively); The WPSchools Durkin Admin Lot immediately adjacent to All Saints on Irving Street.

We’ll have a whole new line up of students ready for our January 26th recital.   Join us at 4:00 pm for about an hour to celebrate music, growth, and hard work.

Recitals are a staple of Pakachoag’s lesson program providing opportunities for students to set goals and share favorite selections with guests. We invite you to come enjoy the music and celebrate community music-making with the students of Pakachoag Music School.

Advance Ticket Reservation Requested.  Check back soon to secure tickets.

  • Date:  Sunday, January 26, 2020
  • Time:  4:00 to about 5:00
  • Location:  Please check back soon.  We’ll either be in the Sanctuary at All Saints; or Vinton Hall.
  • Back door, off Pleasant Street, opens around 3:30 pm for guests.
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The Pakachoag Fiddle Bands host Open Mic and Jam evening 2 or 3 times during the course of the year. This event is open to anyone who would like to come.  Most of our attendees are in the range of 10 to 18 years.  Parents welcome too.

Event Ticket is $15 for guests.  $25 per family.

Free for registered Band members.

Join Amy Matherly and Marilyn Butler on the selected dates at 7:00 in Vinton Hall at our Worcester Central home. The evening will begin with an Open Mic, which will include a performance by the Rosewood Duo. Come with something to play or just listen. We will then all play tunes chosen by participants and Marilyn will teach us a fun dance.

What:  New Year Fiddle Jam

When:  Friday, January 3rd

Time: 7:00 to 8:00 pm

Where:  Vinton Hall, 2nd Floor, at 10 Irving Street, Worcester 01609

Parking and Entry:  Please register your attendance ahead by clicking below where you can also find information on parking and entry.

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The Pakachoag Fiddle Band will be part of the line-up for the December 14th Student Recital at Pakachoag Music School.   Other performers include violinists, pianists, flutist, fiddler, and the Suzuki Allegro Violin Group.

Students range in age from  five to adult; and represent the towns of Worcester, Auburn, Boylston, Brimfield, Charlton, Douglas, Dudley, Grafton, Shrewsbury, Sterling, and Webster.

Recitals are a staple of Pakachoag’s lesson program providing opportunities for students to set goals and share favorite selections with guests. We invite you to come enjoy the music and celebrate community music-making with the students of Pakachoag Music School.

Advance Ticket Reservation Requested.  Click below to secure tickets.

  • Date:  Sunday, December 14, 2019
  • Time:  3:00 to about 4:15 pm
  • Location:  The Sanctuary at All Saints Church, 10 Irving Street, Worcester, MA  01609
  • Back door, off Pleasant Street, opens at 2:30 pm
  • Watch for signs for front door opening – on Irving Street.
Dec 14 Recital Tickets

Over 15 students will perform for this first of two December recitals.  Participating students are aged 6 to adult representing the towns of Auburn, Dudley, Grafton, Holden, Sutton, West Boylston and Worcester.  Students have been studying for 1 to  as many as 8 years.  Performances include pianists, guitarists, vocalists and cellists.

Recitals are a staple of Pakachoag’s lesson program providing opportunities for students to set goals and learn skills for on-stage success.

We invite you to join us to enjoy the music and celebrate community music-making with the students of Pakachoag Music School.

Advance Ticket Reservation Requested.  Click below to secure tickets.

  • Date:  Saturday, December 8, 2019
  • Time:  4:00 to about 5:15 pm
  • Location:  The Sanctuary at All Saints Church, 10 Irving Street, Worcester, MA  01609
  • Back door, off Pleasant Street, opens at 3:30 pm
  • Watch for signs for front door opening – on Irving Street.
Dec 8 Recital Tickets

Our first student recital for the new school year will feature 10 students who have been working hard to polish their latest pieces. Performers will play piano, violin and guitar, also sing, representing ages 7 to 15. Participating students represent the towns of Auburn, Charlton, Paxton, Shrewsbury, West Boylston and Worcester.

We recommend accompanying children be able to sit /listen for roughly one hour, usually that means around age 8 and up.

Advance Ticket Reservation Requested.  Click below to secure tickets.

Date:  Saturday, November 16, 2019

Time:  1:00 pm to about 2:00 pm

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

Doors open at 12:30 pm

Nov 16 Recital Tickets

FIVE, TEN Year Students & GRADUATES Recognized

Reinburg Award for Effort, Commitment & Attitude

We congratulate Matthew Morales, voice student of Silvia Irving, recipient of this year’s PKR Award for Effort, Commitment & Attitude. Matt graduates from Tantasqua High School this May, and will pursue a vocal performance degree at New England Conservatory starting this Fall.

Matt was also accepted at Oberlin Conservatory, Manhattan School of Music, Mannes School of Music and The Hartt School.

Graduates; Five & Ten Year Milestone Recipients

Additional congratulations to graduating seniors, and 5- and 10- Year milestone certificate recipients:

“Five Years of Lessons” Milestone:

  • Katelyn Aho, Piano, Student of Debby Sedgwick
  • Dylan Burke, Violin, Student of Amy Matherly
  • Lilly Enquist, Piano student of Inna Muravnik
  • Lauren Enquist, Piano, student of Inna Muravnik
  • Aidan Hachey, Guitar, student of Josh Goldman
  • Angelica Kopec, Piano, student of Debby Sedgwick
  • Daniel Lee, Violin, student of Laurie Knorr
  • Matthew O’Connor, Piano, student of Debby Sedgwick
  • Maya Pascoal, Violin, student of Laurie Knorr
  • Ksheeraja Ramanujam, Violin, student of Amy Matherly

Ten Year Milestone:

  • Shannen Lin, Violin, student of Amy Matherly
  • Grace Quimby, Piano, student of Janeen Baker

High School Graduates:

  • Olivia Curnen, Auburn
  • Matthew Lacaire, West Boylston
  • Shannen Lin, Worcester
  • Matt Morales, Brimfield
  • Rachel Rathbun, Hubbardston
  • Anna Sophia Rollins, Boylston

Open Office / Open School

June 20 and 21, 2019:  4 to 8pm

If you are new to Pakachoag and visit us during Open Office/Open School days on June 20 or June 21, 2019 between 4:00 and 8:00 pm and we’ll offer you 10% savings on a summer program or class; or register for fall lessons, and we’ll waive the registration fee.

Please let us know when submitting your registration on June 20 or 21 that you are requesting the discount.

This offer can only be made available if request is made at the time of registration.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

At The Worcester PopUp
20 Franklin Street, Worcester, MA  01608

Join Pakachoag Music School for a relaxed evening of guitar music at Worcester’s PopUp! We’ll be featuring students aged 8 to 18  playing a little of everything, electric and acoustic; folk, pop, rock, and perhaps a classical selection too.  The program serves as our end-of-year wrap-it-all-up performance with the students of faculty members Jeff Dostal and Josh Goldman.

#MakeArtEverywhere, #WorcesterCulturalCoalition #TheWorcesterPopUp 


Disclaimer:“The Worcester PopUp is a creative co-working space of the Worcester Cultural Coalition in partnership with The Barr Foundation. This event is not sponsored by, nor does it necessarily reflect the views of the Worcester Cultural Coalition.”

Learn more about arts in Worcester at WorcesterCulture.org

 

Win a Prize!

Bring a friend, and your chances to win increase exponentially 🙂

Lots of great music and activities planned.

Everyone who checks in can fill out a raffle ticket to win one of three great prizes; AND bring a friend!  Check in with a friend and  you can request a 2nd ticket for the raffle.

Win one of three great gifts:

  • $200 gift certificate for a visit to 111 Chop House/Via/Sole Proprietor
  • Wine & Dine Gift Basket
  • Surprise Basket

For a complete schedule of the the day’s events, click SCHEDULE

Parking Information & Building Entry

Guests may park in the church lot, back of church, accessed via Pleasant Street; enter the church at the rear entrance off the lot.  OR,  park on Irving Street in the Worcester Public Schools Admin. Building (we have permission); metered parking available on Irving Street.

A front of church door is likely to be open most of the day – but if front doors are not open, please do come around to back.  The door that sits a few steps down from back parking lot serves as the general main entry.

Or, you might wish to use the Pleasant Street Parking Garage two blocks east on Pleasant Street.