• Friday, March 24, 2017, 7:00 PM
    "Beat of Life" Student Percussion Performance

    Join us for an exciting evening at WCMS featuring our advanced percussion students performing ensemble and solo pieces. The concert will feature a range of percussion instruments from vibraphone to timpani, and a lively mix of musical genres. Please come enjoy the beat! Free admission.

  • Saturday, March 25, 2017, 2 PM - 5 PM
    Summer Chamber Music Festival Auditions

    Audition Dates:

    • Sunday, March 19, 2-5 PM
    • Saturday, March 25, 2-5 PM
    • Saturday, April 1, 2-5 PM
    • Sunday, April 9, 2-5 PM

    Festival Dates: Monday, July 17 - Saturday, July 29, 2017 (Monday-Friday, two weeks, plus Saturday, July 29)

    Two final concerts for family, friends, and the public will be held on Friday, July 28 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, July 29 at 11:00 AM at Melrose Memorial Hall.

    Time: 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM, Monday-Friday. The schedule on Friday, July 28 may be adjusted to accommodate the evening concert.

    For ages 7-18; placement based on audition

    All orchestral instruments, pianists, and classical guitarists are welcome to participate

    Audition requirements: Two contrasting works (or one larger work with contrasting sections), and sight reading.

    Additional information here.

  • Saturday, March 25, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Piano Department Workshop

    Piano Workshop: “Practicing with Intention"

    Please join WCMS faculty member Yun Lee for a workshop that explores effective strategies for practicing. Every student wants their practice to yield satisfying results – Yun will delve into time-honored practice methods and highlight some meaningful tools to help students "practice with intention." Handouts will be included, and WCMS students will be playing and demonstrating the techniques discussed. Free admission; all are welcome.

  • Monday, March 27, 2017, 7:00 PM
    Adult Learner Recital

    WCMS Adult Students perform for family and friends.  Free and open to the public.  Nichols Performance Hall.

  • Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Summer Programs Expo

    Please join us at Winchester Public Library for the second annual Summer Programs Expo! Plan ahead for summer and learn about some of the great programs for kids and teens offered by Winchester's cultural and educational organizations. Representatives from several groups will have information available and be ready to answer questions. Stop by and see us at the WCMS table! For more information, call 781-721-2950 or visit www.winchestermusic.org.

    Participating organizations include:

    • Acera Summer STEAM Camp
    • Ballet Arts Centre
    • Hope Christian Church Sports & Arts Camp
    • Kidstock!
    • Storybook Workshop
    • Winchester Community Music School
    • Winchester Public Library Children's Dept.

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017, 7:30 PM
    The Vocal Factor Competition Round

    WCMS is holding its second annual singing competition for enrolled students between the ages of 10 and 18! We welcome all singers and genres, from Broadway to Classical to Rock to Jazz.

    The competition is conducted in two rounds. The preliminary round, on March 4, consists of an a cappella audition in front of three judges (yes, like the initial round of American Idol auditions - but with nicer judges). For the competition round on April 1, final contestants will perform with a backing music track in front of a live audience. All finalists will receive an MP3 recording of their performance.

    • Senior Division: Ages 13-18 (as of 3/4/2017). First prize =a two-hour professionally engineered recording session at WCMS with a complimentary in-session vocal coaching, plus a $100 cash prize.
    • Junior Division: Ages 10-12 (as of 3/4/2017): First prize =a complimentary 45-minute vocal coaching, plus a $25 iTunes gift card.

    For more information, click here! Tickets for the final competition on April 1 are on sale now.

  • Saturday, April 1, 2017, 2 PM - 5 PM
    Summer Chamber Music Festival Auditions

    Audition Dates:

    • Sunday, March 19, 2-5 PM
    • Saturday, March 25, 2-5 PM
    • Saturday, April 1, 2-5 PM
    • Sunday, April 9, 2-5 PM

    Festival Dates: Monday, July 17 - Saturday, July 29, 2017 (Monday-Friday, two weeks, plus Saturday, July 29)

    Two final concerts for family, friends, and the public will be held on Friday, July 28 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, July 29 at 11:00 AM at Melrose Memorial Hall.

    Time: 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM, Monday-Friday. The schedule on Friday, July 28 may be adjusted to accommodate the evening concert.

    For ages 7-18; placement based on audition

    All orchestral instruments, pianists, and classical guitarists are welcome to participate

    Audition requirements: Two contrasting works (or one larger work with contrasting sections), and sight reading.

    Additional information here.

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6:30 PM
    Cahen Guitar Studio Rectial

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

  • Thursday, April 6, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Open Mic Night at Winchester Starbucks
  • Friday, April 7, 2017, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    WBP Honors Concert

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