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  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020
    Financial Aid early decision deadline for Summer 2020
  • Sunday, April 5, 2020, 3:00-4:00 PM
    Community Drum Circle - CANCELLED

    Cancelled - next planned date is Sunday, May 31

    Join Winchester Community Music School and First Congregational Church in Winchester for a fun, family-friendly, intergenerational hour of music-making. Bring your own hand drum or other hand percussion instrument if you have one—we will have extras available as well. Come celebrate community and life through rhythm and music. Drum circles are a great way to help reduce stress and enhance creativity. They provide a social gathering that focuses on cooperation and collaboration. It's noisy, it's cathartic, and it's fun! Come to play, to listen, or to clap along. Everyone who comes and participates has something to offer, and any level of experience is welcome. The April session will be facilitated by WCMS faculty member Carl Puglisi.

    Free admission. Held in Ripley Chapel at First Congregational Church, 21 Church Street, Winchester.

  • Monday, April 6, 2020
    Little Music Makers and Budding Artists -Cancelled

    Little Music Makers and Budding Artists (18 mos – preschool)

    Winchester Community Music School is teaming up with Studio on the Common to offer a special art and music class for preschool age children and their caregivers! Running for eight weeks, each hour-long class will include 30 minutes of music and 30 minutes of art. Class size will be limited to 15 parent/child pairs per session. All activities will be appropriate for the range of preschool ages with assistance from their caregivers. Bring a friend and a cup of coffee, and come join us to see what the fun is all about!

    Register online at Studio on the Common, or call (781) 721-1023.

    Dates:  Mondays, April 6 - June 8 (no class on April 20 or May 25)

    Cost:  $200 for 8 weeks

    Times:  9:00–10:00 AM  (register online)
                  10:15–11:15 AM  (register online)

    Location:  Studio on the Common, 22 Church Street, Winchester

  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020
    Walton Saxophone Studio Recital- Cancelled

    Saxophone students of Valerie Walton perform for family and friends.   Free and open to the public.  Nichosl Hall.

  • Friday, April 10, 2020
    Cahen Guitar Studio Recital- CANCELLED

    Guitar Students of Maurice Cahen perform for family and friends.  Free and open to the public.  Nichols Hall.

  • Saturday, April 11, 2020, 5:15PM
    Jumelage Exchange Preview Concert - CANCELLED

    Cancelled

    Winchester Community Music School is proud to announce that piano faculty members Yun Lee and Noralee Walker will be travelling in April to Saint-Germain-en-Laye in France to perform at Le Conservatoire Claude-Debussy. The concert is part of a cultural exchange between the towns of Winchester, MA and Saint-Germain-en-Laye, facilitated by the Jumelage Association.

    Please join us at WCMS for a special preview concert on Saturday, April 11 at 5:15 pm, and give our performers a grand send off! Free admission.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020
    CANCELLED Student Recital (Nichols Hall)
  • Thursday, April 16, 2020, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
    CANCELLED - Americana Slow Jam

    Join us for an acoustic evening of Americana classics – blues, Bluegrass, and classic hits that twang! This jam session offers a great entry level experience for those who want to learn how to play with each other in a jam setting, as well as being appropriate for more accomplished or advanced players. Songs are projected onto a screen to help you follow along, and host Steve Latanision will be on hand to help with chords and scales. We'll start with 20-30 well known Americana genre tunes to choose from (including Angel from Montgomery, Old Joe Clark, Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Friend of the Devil, and Rider). You can add your own favorite song if you bring a legible lead sheet. Note that this is an all acoustic evening – bring out your guitars, banjos, mandolins, and fiddles. We're also on MeetUp!

    FREE event

  • Saturday, April 18, 2020
    ?? POSTPONED - Piano Dept. Honors Concert Nomination Deadline
  • Monday, April 20, 2020
    Spring Break - makeups available based on Teacher Availability

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