Tri-County Symphonic Band Livestream – February 14

“Soloists for Scholarships – A Virtual Musical Offering”

To be aired at 3:00 PM on Sunday, February 14, 2021

The purpose of this concert is to shine the spotlight on four local organizations that offer scholarships to music students: The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, The Southeast District Massachusetts Music Educators Association, and The Tri-County Music Association. This concert will feature three soloists from past Tri-County concerts, all of whom have benefited from music scholarships in high school and college.

Program to include:

  • Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major by Johann Nepomuk Hummel
    performed by Joe Foley, trumpet
    recorded October 29, 2018
  • Concerto for Bass Trombone by Elizabeth Raum
    performed by Ángel Subero, bass trombone
    recorded February 9, 2020
  • Legends of Jazz arranged by Stephen Bulla
    performed by Marcus Monteiro
    recorded October 20, 2019
  • American Jazz Suite by Allen Vizzutti
    performed by Marcus Monteiro
    recorded October 20, 2019

For more information, visit: https://tricountysymphonicband.org/concert-season/february.html or https://www.facebook.com/TriCountySymphonicBand

Virtual All-State Choral Clinic

The Westfield State University Department of Music will be hosting a VIRTUAL All-State Choral Clinic, Friday, January 15th, from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm.  Please consider joining us for this special one-day event to prepare your students for the 2021 Massachusetts All-State Voice Auditions. Our expert music faculty will work with you to improve your sight-reading and rhythm skills, as well as help you prepare for your solo audition. 

Pre-registration will occur now through Thursday, January 14th for $10; however, students may register the day of the clinic for $15.  Once you have registered you will receive the zoom information and packets that include an itinerary, sight-singing exercises, and the audition selection. Please head to our website to register:  https://westfield.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1346&r=03760e1d9a0347a7bc2bb75e92abb52f

I hope that this event will be a benefit to your students.  If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact Dr. Felicia Barber, WSU Director of Choral Activities at fbarber@westfield.ma.edu, or 413.572.5341.