Renowned Festival faculty celebrate Bernstein centenary,
perform to raise funds for student scholarships
McGRATHPR.com – South Shore Conservatory’s (SSC) Duxbury Music Festival (DMF) presents its first ever All-Bernstein Faculty Concert on Thursday, July 19 at 7 pm at SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury. Proceeds from this festive event support DMF student scholarships. A birthday cake and beverage reception follows the concert.
The All-Bernstein Concert celebrates the centenary of the birth and the musical achievements of this Lawrence, MA-born, Harvard-educated maverick. DMF faculty and guest artists perform some of Leonard Bernstein’s earliest classical works, as well as instrumental and vocal selections from his Broadway musicals, including West Side Story, On the Town, and Candide, that contributed to his status as an American icon.
Performers include DMF faculty members Heather Braun, violin; Rufus Choi, piano; Sergio de los Cobos, piano; Stephen Deitz, piano; Dmitry Yablonsky, cello; Regina Yung, piano; and SSC’s Peter Bianca, clarinet
Widely embraced by the South Shore community with over 200 volunteers and over 2500 patrons each season, Duxbury Music Festival’s celebrated, intensive chamber music program brings together world-renowned pedagogues and performers with aspiring young artists each summer, providing daily offerings of chamber music, student recitals, festival competitions, family events and faculty concerts. In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to exceptional arts education and performance – for individuals of all ages, backgrounds and abilities – DMF presents programs for all segments of the population to enjoy.
The concert is performed in SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts concert hall, with a capacity of 150 seats. The hall size ensures an intimate concert, the way chamber music was meant to be played and enjoyed.
Tickets for the All-Bernstein Faculty Concert are $125. For ticket and event information, visit www.sscmusic.org/dmf/, call 781-934-2731, ext. 23, or follow Duxbury Music Festival on Facebook. DMF is a program of South Shore Conservatory. DMF’s office is located at South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury campus at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury.
About Duxbury Music Festival
South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival (DMF), entering its 13th season, is a celebrated program for solo and chamber music instruction and performance. Founded in the conviction that music profoundly and permanently enriches the human spirit, DMF is an intensive 17-day program that brings world-renowned instructors, performers and aspiring young artists together in one of New England’s most picturesque bayside villages, Duxbury, MA, located 35 miles south of Boston and 20 miles north of Cape Cod. For nearly three weeks each summer, Duxbury is abuzz with a variety of musical styles in venues ranging from the Duxbury Town Green to The Ellison Center for the Arts to beautiful private seaside homes. DMF has tremendous community support, attracting over 200 volunteers and 2500 patrons each season. DMF is headquartered 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, visit sscmusic.org/dmf-events-tickets/ or follow Duxbury Music Festival on Facebook.
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.