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Chappaquoit Cello Quartets to Perform in Woods Hole

Chappaquoit Cello Quartets to Perform in Woods Hole

Cellists Emily Faris, Courcelle Stark, Kaylee Lino, and Kurran Singh performed last summer at Highfield Hall in Falmouth. Everyone loves the exquisite, warm, expressive sound of a cello. What could be better than hearing four of them together, played with dedication and enthusiasm by talented young students? Easy… Two cello quartets! On Saturday, January 28, … Continue reading

Thank You, Sandy Spencer

Thank You, Sandy Spencer

                                                                                                          Photo courtesy of Carol Knox. Sandy Spencer touched the lives of many. I knew her as a cellist: she played in the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra for many years, and she taught cello to young and older at the Cape Cod Conservatory. She was particularly warm and supporting of adult beginners, helping them to … Continue reading

Best of the Arts 2011: Classical Music

Best of the Arts 2011: Classical Music

December 29, 2011 The Boston Cello Quartet concert in Woods Hole (MBL, Lillie Auditorium) in June was one of the highlights of the musical year. The Cape has much to offer music lovers of all kinds, no matter what one’s musical preferences. This is a sampling of the best offerings for 2011, but there are … Continue reading

Brittany and the FCPO

Brittany and the FCPO

November 22, 2011 Brittany Alexa Rodriquez wowed audiences last weekend with her performance of Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 with the Falmouth Chamber Players Orchestra, directed by John Yankee. The 11-year-old played beautifully and won everyone’s hearts as well. She has a bright future ahead. Brittany also won the concerto competition she played in on … Continue reading

“Riding on Duke’s Train”

“Riding on Duke’s Train”

December 9, 2011 “Riding on Duke’s Train” introduces young readers—and older ones, too—to a world of magic, not one of wizards and werewolves, but of music, specifically the jazz of the 1930s and ‘40s: the jazz of the incomparable Duke Ellington. Mick Carlon’s new book, just published by Leapfrog Kids of Falmouth, provides an intimate … Continue reading

Natasha Korsakova

Natasha Korsakova

November 12, 2010 Natasha Korsakova at the CCSO Guild Luncheon I recently had the pleasure of having lunch with  violinist Natasha Korsakova,who was on the Cape to perform Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra. ( The concerts took place on November 6 and 7.) The luncheon was part of … Continue reading