Offers summer-long music series,
performances for all ages
McGRATHPR.com – South Shore Conservatory is excited to announce its new partnership with The Hangout at Union Point in Weymouth, offering the first of a whole summer of performances and music activities, on Memorial Day weekend, running through Labor Day weekend.
Upcoming performances include acoustic guitarist Peter Mundt on Friday, June 1, Musical Storytime on Saturday, June 2, Bengisu Onal and the Bengisu Band presenting Music of the 80’s and 90’s dance party!, and Showstoppers! Music from Broadway and Beyond with Donald Zook, flute and Sarah Troxler, piano on Sunday, June 10. All performances are located at the historic Hangar at Union Point, 209 Houghton Road, South Weymouth.
“We are excited to partner with Union Point as they launch their newest community gathering site,” says SSC President Kathy Czerny. “Our incredible faculty and talented students are looking forward to livening up the weekends throughout the summer at ‘The Hangout’”
Union Point, located in South Weymouth, is a 1,550-acre mixed-use development located 12 miles from Boston. Union Point will comprise nearly 4,000 homes and apartments and 10 million square feet of commercial development opportunity perfectly balanced with more than 1,000 acres of green space and 50 miles of hiking/biking trails. The site is a transit-oriented development with direct pedestrian access to the South Weymouth Commuter Rail Station. Development is being led by LStar Ventures, with master planning and design by Elkus Manfredi Architects.
“The Conservatory is an absolute treasure on the south shore – we’re all unbelievably lucky to have such an extraordinary organization promoting music & culture in our communities,” says Kyle Corkum, CEO, LStar Ventures. “We couldn’t be prouder to bring SSC to Union Point this summer.”
For more information about all South Shore Conservatory summer programs and events, visit sscmusic.org/summer/or follow South Shore Conservatory on Facebook.
About South Shore Conservatory
South Shore Conservatory (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for over 45 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 4,000 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore.
Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With more than 100 exceptional musicians on faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts annually. Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s underserved members, and the ImagineARTS program strengthens pre-reading skills for young learners in Brockton Schools through integrated music and dramatic play.
SSC’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781) 749-7565, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, (781) 934-2731, and 135 Webster Street, Hanover, (781) 421-6162. 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, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram or visit www.sscmusic.org.
In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means. Furthermore, 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.