AMERICAN TOWNS.com – Tickets for all events of the eighth season of South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival (DMF) are now available. The performance schedule includes faculty and guest artist concerts, and free festival recitals throughout the Duxbury community. Festival Director Stephen Deitz has recruited an impressive faculty and students from around the world to delight audiences with their talents in competition and performance during the Festival.
With events and performances spanning the finest days of mid-summer, from July 21 through August 2, Duxbury Music Festival, recognized for its innovative and diverse programming, will present a total of four community events serving all ages and interests at its Tent Events on Duxbury’s Millennium Town Green on Washington Street. The weekend kicks off with Yellow Submarine on the Green, Friday, July 26, 7 pm, featuring the Boston String Quartet performing music of The Beatles. The concert opens with performances by South Shore Conservatory’s Honors Percussion Ensemble and Summer Music Festival Jazz Ensemble.
Rhythm and Blues on the Green grooves onto the scene, Saturday, July 27 at 6:30 pm, with an open-air buffet dinner and dancing to the R&B vibe of In the House. Family Fest, Sunday, July 28 at 10:30 am, features Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys, an instrument petting zoo, a sing-along, drum circle, hotdogs, ice cream and fun for all. The ever-popular Sunday in the Park, Sunday, July 28, 5 pm, will showcase DMF chamber performances in a free outdoor concert at dusk. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs and picnics. Wine and food will be available for purchase.
Rhythm and Blues on the Green is generously sponsored by Mollie Dunn. Family Fest is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Bingham McCutchen LLP.
Duxbury Music Festival, a program of South Shore Conservatory, unique to all of New England, is nestled in the South Shore seaside town of Duxbury, MA. DMF draws international undergraduate and post-graduate students who wish to participate in an intensive program for the study and performance of solo and chamber repertoires. The Festival invites the public to faculty concerts, guest performances, student recitals and special events celebrating the talents of its faculty and student musicians.
Individual tickets and a variety of series subscriptions are available for purchase. For complete program, ticket and event information, visit www.duxburymusicfestival.org, call 781-934-2731, ext. 14, or follow Duxbury Music Festival on Facebook.
About Duxbury Music Festival
Duxbury Music Festival (DMF), a program of South Shore Conservatory, is an intensive program for solo and chamber instrumental performance, unique to all of New England. Founded with the knowledge that music enriches the human spirit and upon the belief that this enrichment endures, DMF brings faculty and students from around the world to the idyllic seaside community of Duxbury, thirty-five miles south of Boston and twenty miles north of Cape Cod. DMF is a 16-day intensive program for the study and performance of solo and chamber repertoires for undergraduate and graduate students and adult professionals. Festival Director, Stephen Deitz, gathers to this historic and picturesque town a renowned faculty who offer chamber performances, as well as individual instruction and ensemble coaching. Both Festival faculty and students perform in concerts in public and private venues, from the Duxbury Town Green and The Ellison Center for the Arts to beautiful seaside homes and barns. DMF has tremendous community support, involving over 150 volunteers and over 2000 patrons each season. DMF headquarters are located at South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury campus at The Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, 781-934-2731. For more information, follow Duxbury Music Festival on Facebook or visit www.duxburymusicfestival.org.
About South Shore Conservatory
South Shore Conservatory, recently recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, is celebrating more than 40 years of enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts. SSC was founded as a not-for-profit community music school in 1970 and now has two beautiful campuses in Hingham and Duxbury. Currently serving 2900 students of all ages and abilities, SSC is the largest community school for the arts in Massachusetts. Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama. SSC’s Hingham campus is located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, 781-749-7565. SSC’s Duxbury campus is located at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, 781-934-2731. South Shore Conservatory is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education. SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook or visit www.sscmusic.org.
South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.