A Street Music Concert and Upcoming Events

Hello blog readers! I do apologize profusely for not updating this blog in a while. Lots of fun things have been happening lately around A Street Music. We welcomed two new employees, Noel and Drew, to help out at the store. If you’re a regular customer or student here, you’ve probably already met them. My brass trio, which performs regularly on behalf of A Street, started a project called the Art of Brass. You can find out more about that project at www.indiegogo.com/the-art-of-brass. There’s plenty of instruments currently in the store for sale or rent, including a whole slew of guitars, not one but two playing condition tubas, woodwinds, brass instruments, and keyboards. We’ve got lots of new students learning music here, and many of them will be performing alone and with our faculty on November 19, 2011 at Keep it Moving Studio. We’d love to see you there!

For me, the most exciting happening for the education program here is our recent sponsorship by Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. You can find out more about our partnership with Fractured Atlas at our project page. What the partnership means is that we can apply for grants and receive individual, foundation, and corporate donations, all for the purpose of providing cheap and free instruments, lessons, and community outreach to individuals throughout Quincy. I’m sure you’ll be hearing from me about this more in the future.

For now, however, I want to move on to informing you about our events and events coming up for our faculty this month. We hope to see you around town throughout November!

A Street’s Student and Faculty Concert (donations accepted)
November 19, 2011 – 4:30pm
Keep it Moving Studio
95 Holmes Street, Quincy, MA

November 5, 2011 – 7pm
Geni Skendo at Sometin’ Jazz Club
212 East 52nd Street
New York, NY

November 6, 2011 – 3pm
Nick Dinnerstein performing Cello Music Through The Ages
Park Avenue Congregational Church
50 Paul Revere Road
Arlington, MA

November 10, 2011 – 3:20pm
Bülent Güneralp with Marianne Pasts; Music from the American Songbook, jazz, folk, and pop
1000 Southern Artery, South Building auditorium
Quincy, MA

November 13, 2011 – 8:30pm
Robbert Hoveland in Recital
Boston University College of Fine Arts

November 18, 2011 – 7:30pm
Wenham Street Brass performs at the Saint Cecilia Day Celebration Concert
St. Cecilia Parish
18 Belvidere St.
Boston, MA

November 21, 2011 – 8pm
Dwayne Heard with the BU Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus
Symphony Hall
Boston, MA

November 23, 2011 – 5:30pm
Nick Dinnerstein performing Minimalism and More
St. John’s Church
35 Bowdoin Street
Boston, MA

December 4, 2011 – 3pm
Nick Dinnerstein
Public Library, 87 School Street
Weston, MA

Every Friday – 6-8:30pm
Hippie Hour with John Frazee
Midway Cafe
3496 Washington Street
Jamaica Plain, MA

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About Justin Stanley, Teaching-Artist
I'm a musician and educator based in Boston, MA.

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