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LOVE SONGS OF BRAZIL with Anita Coelho Brazilian Ensemble

The Anita Coelho Brazilian Ensemble presents a very special Valentine's Day evening at Vernissage performing some of the most romantic selections of the Love Songs of Brazil.

Anita Coelho and her dynamic ensemble gracefully incorporate her sultry vocals with the hypnotic rhythms and distinct melodies of the rich music culture of Brazil. Together this musical collaboration creates a unique experience taking audiences to where music, poetry and the warmth of Brazil evoke the meaning of "Passion".

Join us for Fine Food, Top-Shelf Spirits and Great Music!!!

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/14/2012 - 20:00


An annual event for string players of all ages: pre-college students & their parents, private or classroom string teachers & orchestra directors.

ACTIVITIES: Mini-lectures & chamber music reading (senior participants & parents/teachers), an informal orchestra rehearsal and a concert. All participants should bring their instruments.

TEACHERS/PERFORMERS: UMass Music & Dance Department Professors Elizabeth Chang (violin), Kathryn Lockwood (viola & coordinator), Salvatore Macchia (bass), Astrid Schween (cello) & UMass Opus One Chamber Orchestra.

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/04/2012 - 09:00

Alviani Masterclass in Voice

Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

Margo Garrett, pianist/coach; Faculty member, The Juilliard School

There is no charge for this event. The public is welcome to observe Ms. Garrett as she coaches UMass Amherst voice students.

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/04/2012 - 19:00

Faculty Recital: Salvatore Macchia, contrabass

Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

Music by Jacob Druckman, Tom Johnson, Iannis Xenakis & Salvatore Macchia

Tickets are available online, at the Fine Arts Center Box Office, 413-545-2511 or at the door. Tickets are $3-UMass students; $5-other students, children, seniors; $10-general public

Event Date: 
Tue, 02/28/2012 - 20:00

The Java Room

14 Littleton Road Ginger Ale Plaza, Route 110
Chelmsford, MA 01824

Jon Dooley (Encore)

Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 10:00pm

Greendale Physical Therapy Centers are located in Clinton, Shrewsbury, Worcester, and Woburn. “You don't have to be an Olympic athlete to be treated like one" is their motto. Their team has worked with numerous professional and Olympic athletes.

Don Cornelius

Monday, February 6, 2012 - 7:00pm

“We wish you love, peace & soul” was how Don Cornelius signed off every Soul Train episode. The show lasted 35 years, but the host’s impact will last forever. Join host Tom Shaker as we celebrate the legacy of a true soul music hero. This Monday at 7pm!

Rebecca Parris

Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 2:00pm

A real treat on Thursday's Jazz New England when the amazing Rebecca Parris visits. She's New England's sweetheart and has a Valentine's Day show coming up. We'll hear about that, discuss her long and illustrious career and, of course, enjoy some humorous stories from this New England great!

Lou and Jan Borelli

Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 2:00pm

On Tuesday local mainstays Lou and Jan Borelli visit. Their eight-piece band has held court at Nick's in Worcester for years and it's there that the band will celebrate their CD release this week. The recording showcases the arrangements of west coast jazz icon Dave Pell. We'll hear about his works, the Worcester jazz scene and more when we catch up with the Borelli's Tuesday at 2 pm.

Sunnie Paxson

Monday, February 6, 2012 - 2:00pm

Pianist and composer Sunnie Paxson join us on Monday. Her latest recording "Bohemian Sun" is produced by, and features the bass of, the great Stanley Clarke and is climbing the jazz charts.  She's a perennial winner of LA Magazine's best jazz performers, a Berklee grad and will be calling in on Monday's edition of Jazz New England. Be sure to join us at  2pm.


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