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Workshops & Concert - Italian-American soprano Maria Ferrante and Italian-born composer (and Fitchburg State faculty member) Michele Caniato.

In Kent Recital Hall

The Center for Italian Culture at Fitchburg State University is launching its 2014-15 programming with the third year of Canti e Cantici, including workshops, presentations and a concert focusing on Italian music and literature.

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/05/2014 - 14:00
Wed, 11/05/2014 - 15:30
Wed, 11/12/2014 - 19:00

Barre Players presents the Christmas Musical, "AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS"

At the Barre Players Theater, 64 Common Street, Barre, Massachusetts.

On Fridays & Saturdays, December 5, 6, 12 & 13 at 7:30 pm. and Sundays, December 7 & 14 at 2:00 pm. 

Ticket prices are $16 general admission, $14 seniors & students and $9 children 12 and younger.  Advance sale group rates are available. 

For reservations or information, call 978-355-2096 or visit

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:00
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 13:00
Sun, 11/02/2014 - 13:00
Fri, 12/05/2014 - 19:30
Sat, 12/06/2014 - 19:30
Sun, 12/07/2014 - 14:00
Fri, 12/12/2014 - 19:30
Sat, 12/13/2014 - 19:30
Sun, 12/14/2014 - 14:00


For high school/college oboe and bassoon players, teachers, adult amateurs and semi-professionals

TIME & LOCATION:  9am-5pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Wing, UMass Amherst

CO-PRESENTERS: The UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance, Professor of Oboe Fredric T. Cohen, and Professor of Bassoon Stephen Walt

GUEST ARTISTS: Pedro Diaz, English Horn, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Richard Svoboda, Principal Bassoon, Boston Symphony Orchestra

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/09/2014 - 09:00 to 17:00


He is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time, and has been seen by millions at the Oscars performing with Celine Dion, at the Grammy Awards with Justin Timberlake and in his own right as a leader. He also performed at the Billboard Awards with Alicia Keys. Audio/Video Clip

Sandoval has been awarded 10 Grammy Awards, and nominated 19 times; he has also received 6 Billboard Awards and an Emmy Award.

Show: $40
Dinner & Show: $80

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 20:00
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 22:00
Sat, 11/29/2014 - 20:00
Sat, 11/29/2014 - 22:00
Sun, 11/30/2014 - 16:00
Sun, 11/30/2014 - 19:00

The Paul Speidel Band 20th Anniversary Blues Show with Special Guests Toni Lynn Washington & "Sax" Gordon

The Paul Speidel Band 20th Anniversary Blues Show
with Special Guests Toni Lynn Washington & "Sax" Gordon

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 20:00


Since their first recording together 13 years ago, pianist Bill Charlap, bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington have become one of the top trios in jazz. - Greg Thomas, NY Daily News

In 2000, Charlap was signed to Blue Note Records and has since received two Grammy Award nominations, for Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein and most recently The Bill Charlap Trio: Live at the Village Vanguard.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 20:00
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 22:00


With 5 jazz albums and an international fan base, critically acclaimed vocalist, AMANDA CARR returns again to Scullers Jazz Club with a broader musical offering of jazz,soul & pop as she shares the stage with acclaimed saxophonist MYANNA and the powerful backing of THE KEN CLARK ORGAN TRIO.  Audio/Video Clip

Show: $25
Dinner & Show: $65

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:00


CD RELEASE: I Wanna Be Evil: With Love To Eartha Kitt

Vocalist, actress, writer Marie shares Eartha Kitt's unrestrained sensuality and her hugely charismatic stage presence. Never before has there been a vocal recording tipping the hat to the divine Ms. Kitt and her fiery, sensual, and clever interpretations of songs. With her incredible range of vocal ability, her powerful emotional resonance and strong independent streak, René is the right artist to conceive of this historic project.

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 20:00


Jonathan Butler is a multi-Grammy award nominee. His genre-busting material earned songwriter's awards and received abundant airplay in multiple radio formats: pop, urban, contemporary jazz, adult contemporary and gospel. His new release, "Living the Dream," features the late George Duke, Marcus Miller and another Scullers favorite, saxophonist Elan Trotman. Audio/Video Clip

Show: $38
Dinner & Show: $78

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/16/2014 - 16:00
Sun, 11/16/2014 - 19:00


A Rise In The Road, (2013) the Yellowjackets’ second Mack Avenue Records offering, is indeed an appropriate title for a time-honored jazz ensemble that has never been fearful of facing newer musical horizons, not to mention the myriad challenges of life itself. Audio/Video Clip

"...a perfectly combustible electric-acoustic outfit whose smart, often challenging and unpredictable compositions draw from fusion, postbop and contemporary jazz." - Philip Booth/Jazztimes magazine

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 20:00
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 22:00
Sat, 11/15/2014 - 20:00
Sat, 11/15/2014 - 22:00


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