We invite the community to enjoy the wide variety of WCMS performances held throughout the year. WCMS faculty and students perform regularly in both formal and informal recitals. Thanks to generous support for community organizations and businesses, these concerts are free and open to the public. Please call the WCMS office if you would like more details on any of these events.
Thursday, December 05, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open Mic at the Winchester Starbucks!Open Mic Nights occur the first Thursday of every month (except July and
August) and we welcome performers, families and friends for this lively
emceed, coffee house event!
Sign-ups for performers are at the door the night of the event or in advance or by calling WCMS (781-721-2950). We're also on MeetUp.com!
Individual or small duo/trio performances are encouraged, but we
welcome all ages, all instruments, and all types of music. Bands are
welcome but must be acoustic.
Host: guitarist & songwriter Mike Verge
Friday, December 06, 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Guide to Buying String Instruments WorkshopJoin us here at WCMS for a very informative talk by a representative of Carriage House Violins in Newton. This workshop will help guide parents and students through the string instrument buying process. The representative will be coming with some violins, violas and cellos to demonstrate. Bring your questions!~
This informational workshop is FREE and open to the public.
RSVP: email@example.com or call 781-721-2950
Saturday, December 07
BEATLES "Revolver" Concert Postponed to Fall 2014
Sunday, December 08, 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Holiday Recording Festival! Makes a great Holiday gift!During the WCMS Holiday Recording Festival you can book a
15 minute time slot to record a holiday song or piece of your own
choosing to give as a gift for the holidays. A grand
piano, guitar amp, and drum set are available for use as well.
Wouldn't you love to give a unique, personal gift to your family or
friends this holiday season? If so, why not consider recording a holiday or pop
karaoke song, your own original piece, or something that you have been working
on in your lesson or class. There are only 15 spots available, so sign up
Tuesday, December 10, 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Blues Jam with faculty Host, Tim GartlandThe Fat Tuesday Blues Jam is made up of a growing community of serious
hobbyist musicians and one simple concept: musical camaraderie. Our aim
is to make jamming fun again by providing you with everything you need
to just focus on playing:
A state-of-the-art, professional performance space Gear:
- guitar and bass amps, drums, a piano and a professional PA system (just bring your instrument*)
- A house band comprised of patient, supportive and experienced professional musicians
- A regular schedule: jams are held monthly
- A supportive environment w/no attitudes or egos allowed - just great players, cool tunes and a fun hang
$10.00 admission for participants. Audience members Free.
Friday, December 13, 7:30 - 9PM
Broadway on Highland: An Open Performance Event for Singers with Host, Norina RowenIf you love Broadway, come over to WCMS and sing your favorite Broadway hit
or join the crowd during our sing-a-long numbers. All ages and ability
levels are welcome! Singers from beginners to seasoned professionals are
cordially invited to strut their stuff during this fun evening.
Solo, duo, trio, or family act? We're happy to include you. You don't
need to be memorized. Just bring your sheet music (no lead sheets
please) and a copy for our fabulous accompanist. (Please note that the
piano music should be in the same key in which you plan to sing).
Sign-ups for performers and run-throughs with the accompanist take place from 6:45-7:30 PM on the evening of the event, first come-first served.
2013-2014 Broadway on Highland Nights:
Friday, December 13, 2013
Friday, February 7, 2014
Friday, May 9, 2014
Host: soprano and voice faculty member, Norina Rowen
Free and open to the public.
Saturday, December 14, 9:00 - 9:30 AM
Suzuki Group Class RecitalWCMS Suzuki Students perform for Family and Friends. Free and Open to the Public. Living Room
Monday, December 16, 7:30 PM
Harvey Diamond Faculty RecitalFaculty member, pianist Harvey Diamond performs with Hannah Rose Diamond, vocals ~ Bronek Suchanek, bass ~ Scott Goulding, drums. They will be performing Jazz Standards of the 1930's. Our Faculty Recital Series is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC. Nichols Performance Hall.
Tuesday, December 17, 1:30 PM
Outreach: Jenks Recorder Ensemble goes to Kid's Corner!WCMS' Jenks Recorder Ensemble performs their annual outreach concert at Kid's Corner. 263 Main St, Winchester, MA 01890(781) 721-1514. They will be performing Holiday tunes under the direction of Roy Sansom.
Tuesday, December 17, 6:30 & 8:00 PM
Bissell Piano Studio RecitalsStudents of Heather Bissell perform for family and friends. Free and Open to the Public. Nichols Hall
Tuesday, December 17, 7:00 PM
Jacoby Flute Studio RecitalFlute Students of Meghan Jacoby perform for family and friends. Free and Open to the Public. Living Room.
Wednesday, December 18, 7:00 PM
Mixed Instrumentation Student RecitalWCMS Students perform for Family and Friends. Free and Open to the Public. Nichols Hall
Thursday, December 19, 6:30 PM
Bennett Cello Studio RecitalCello Students of Anne Bennett perform for Family and Friends. Free and Open to the Public. Nichols Hall.
Thursday, December 19, 7:00 PM
Oosterbaan Violin Studio RecitalViolin Students of Karen Oosterbaan perform for Family and Friends. Free and Open to the Public. Living Room.
Friday, December 20, 6:00 PM
Lee Piano Studio RecitalPiano Students of Yun Lee perform for Family and Friends. Free and Open to the Public. Nichols Hall
Friday, December 20, 6:30 PM
Talroze Piano Studio RecitalPiano Students of Olga Talroze perform for family and friends. Free and Open to the Public. Living Room
Monday, December 23
MAKEUP DAY - no regular lessons or classes today
Tuesday, December 24 - Wednesday, December 25
WCMS CLOSED in observance of Christmas
Thursday, December 26
No CLasses - Office Open 9-5:30 PM
Friday, December 27
No CLasses - Office Open 9-5:30 PM
Saturday, December 28
Monday, December 30
WCMS open 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, December 31
WCMS open 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM