Student News & Events

Need a break from life? from COVID? from Netflix?  Enthusiastic Pakachoag Students are sharing their harmonies from home.  Roughly 12 students will be featured in our fourth streamed recital scheduled for

Direct to YouTube

Students range in age from about 12 to 18 and represent the towns of Boylston, Shrewsbury, Sturbridge and Worcester.

Invite your friends and listen for the future!

COVID restrictions getting to you? Feeling isolated or down? We’d like to invite you to hear the future!

Harmonies From Home will feature over 40 students of Pakachoag Music School in three streamed recitals. And, we’ll have an extra treat with selections by the Worcester Children’s Chorus.

We’re inviting everyone to join us (at home). Bring your tea (or a cocktail), your lunch or supper, invite a friend to join you remotely, and listen for the future.

Saturday, June 13th, 2020

  • 1:00 pm
  • 7:00 pm

Sunday, June 14, 2020

  • 5:00 pm

Each recital will feature roughly 15 students, and last 30 to 45 minutes (we think – information still being compiled at this time).

You do to need to be a facebook user to view the recitals.  When visiting Facebook, you can by-pass the pop up page asking you to join by looking toward bottom page and clicking ‘not now’ or ‘join later’.

Visit our Facebook Page at the designated times to join us.

At Pakachoag, we know that Music is for Life! Every skill learned, every hour of practice accompanies a music student through life, as they work to pursue their dreams in school and beyond.

We’ll be streaming via our Facebook page on Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14. Each performance includes beginners to advancing students, aged 6 and up.   Join us for any one, two or all three of these events.

Harmonies from Home is our way of sticking together, finding inspiration, and sharing music with community, as we move through COVID-19 and beyond.

 

Pre-Schooler enjoys Music TogetherDo you have a baby, toddler or pre-schooler?  Come check out our Music Together program.  We’re offering a free demo class for families new to Pakachoag on

  • Saturday, March 7, 2020
  • at 10:30 am
  • at Emanuel Lutheran Worcester / Auburn.

Open slots are limited to 12 children so please email info@pakmusic.org to reserve your space.

Our teacher for this class is Brittany Stockwell.

Birth to age five are the formative developmental years for brain development and so much more.  Music Together classes develop skills for

  • language and literacy
  • fine and gross motor development
  • memory
  • pitch and rhythm
  • socializing

and so much more.

And did you know:  Music making is the ONLY activity which engages and lights up the full brain.  That is in part why Music Together is used around the world and why so many parents and grandparents enroll their children every session and every year during the formative birth to age five window.

Don’t forget to reserve your space.  Email info@pakmusic.org.

Join us on Friday, April 3rd at 7:15 pm in the 2nd floor Vinton Hall for an Honors Masterclass. Three select students – violinist, pianist and vocalist – will be coached on their latest pieces with a focus on musicianship, expression and phrasing.
Following the roughly 40 minute coaching session, we’ll host a performance for coached students joined by additional faculty-nominated students.
Our focus is on acknowledging students who have been taking lessons over several years, who are building performance skills through regular participation in the performance program, and who are beginning to develop skills around the more complex issues of interpretation and phrasing.

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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.
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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