Below is a quick sampling of some of the latest press about Pakachoag.
GoLocalWorcester: October 13, 2016
Worcester Telegram & Gazette: September 25, 2016
“Seventeen-year-old pianist and composer Andrew Lefferts of Oxford (student of Pakachoag faculty member Inna Muravnki) was a student at the Lyra Music Festival and Workshop held at Smith College in Northampton this past summer – three weeks of intensive musical study capped by a public performance at Smith’s Sage Hall.”
“Reviewing the concert for the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Mark Morford wrote, “Andrew Lefferts, 17, playing the fourth Impromptu from Schubert’s Opus 90, was the most satisfying performance of the afternoon, with proper attention to the many dynamic changes in this beautiful piece.” ”
Worcester Telegram & Gazette: January 26, 2016
Alumna in the News: Sal Neslusan, guest stars tonight on CBS’ Criminal Minds. Good luck Sal! Read more here:
Webster native set for ‘Criminal Minds’ role
MetroWest Daily News: November 18, 2015
GoLocalWorcester: November 18, 2015
Telegram & Gazette: May 25, 2015
Telegram & Gazette: June 7, 2015
An interview with Sarah Smongeski, Executive Director.
Telegram & Gazette: May 21, 2015
Afternoon Tunes Students & Mentors Support Main South Children with Music Lessons
with Pakachoag Music School serving as lead partner.
Telegram & Gazette: January 22, 2015
Andrew Thebeau releases first EP.
BayState Parent Magazine: December 2014
Setting The Tone With Music Together
Telegram & Gazette: Thursday, May 29, 2014
Pianist Pays Homage To Chopin at All Saints
The Shrewsbury Lantern: June 13, 2014
Pakachoag Musical Theater Program Has New Director at the Helm
Go Local Worcester: Thursday, May 1, 2014
“Pakachoag Announces May Performance Events”
Telegram & Gazette: Thursday, November 7, 2013
“Ten Things to DO”
Pakachoag Gets a Pick with “Shifting Seasons”
Music School Opens in West Boylston – The Banner; September 12, 2013
November Faculty Concert – Go Local Worcester.com; September 23, 2013
Pakachoag Announces New West Boylston Satellite Location – Worcester Telegram & Gazette; August 2013
Pakachoag Releases New Web Site; Refreshed Mission Statement – GoLocal Worcester.com; May 2013
“Now entering into its fourth decade of existence, Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester has been one of the most recognizable and brightest spots on the Worcester County cultural scene for over a generation.”
Gifted Teen Performs at Pakachoag – Telegram & Gazette; March 2013
Miles Walter, age 18, winner of 3 national/international competitions and a student of Pakachoag faculty member Vladimir Odinokikh, performs at Pakachoag.
Pakachoag Celebrates 30 – Telegram & Gazette; October 2012
Pakachoag hosts community thank you at Tuckerman Hall acknowledging 30 years of support.
Organist & Pakachoag Alum at Mechanics Hall – Telegram & Gazette; July 2012
Wesley Hall, student at Oberlin Conservatory, got his start at Pakachoag as a student of former adjunct faculty member Patricia Snyder. Wesley returns to present a concert at Mechanics Hall. Sponsored by the Worcester Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
Suzuki Program Takes Off – May, 2013. Read about Pakachoag’s growing Suzuki program which includes everything from group classes to teacher training to music reading classes.
Executive Director Sarah Smongeski speaks with Ramona at Worcester’s WCCA TV – Summer 2011.