Summer Tuesday Piano Concert Kingswood Arts Center

Wolfeboro Friends of Music announces a Tuesday concert at 7:30 PM featuring pianist Geoffrey Loff on August 22nd. The concerts will be held at the Kingswood Arts Center, 21 McManus Road, Wolfeboro. Please invite your friends and interested students to attend with you.

Adults $15 at the Door - Students Free

 

August 22 - Geoffrey Loff

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Geoffrey Loff returns by popular demand.  His Kingswood performance in August 2014 displayed great skill and imagination and thrilled the audience reacting to his exquisite solos of Chopin, Schubert, Tchaikovsky and Debussy's 'Claire de lune'.  Geoff is a graduate of the renowned Houston Grand Opera studio where he served  as pianist, repetiteur, and assistant conductor.  He will make his conducting debut in spring 2018 for Rossini's opera The Barber of Seville.The Miami native made his concert debut at age 13 and has performed as a soloist for the Chopin Foundation and the International Miami Piano Festival. 

PROGRAM

Mozart-Sonata in A Minor K. 310

Liszt-Les jeux d’eaux a la Villa d’Este

  Rigoletto paraphrase after Verdi

Chopin-Impromptu, Berceuse,

  ‘Minute’ Waltz, ‘Heroic’ Polonaise

Dohnanyi-Etude in E, ‘Naila’ Waltz

Tickets will be available at Black’s Paper Store in August at $15 each and may also be purchased at the door.  All high school students with ID, as well as children accompanied by an adult ticket purchaser, will be admitted free of charge.  Please visit our website www.wfriendsofmusic.org for concert information or telephone (603) 569-2151.  The piano series is sponsored by Paul and Sandra Montrone, White Pine Investments, the Law Offices of V. Richards Ward Jr., PLLC and Privacy Compliance Group LLC.

John Denver Tribute September 30 2017

Ted Vigil

Saturday  7:30 PM

Anderson Hall, Brewster Academy 205 S. Main St. Wolfeboro

Ticket Price $25

Internationally recognized as the foremost interpreter and performer of the legendary music of John Denver, Ted Vigil brings his reincarnation of Denver’s music to our stage for an evening of enchantment. Ted has had the honor of performing with John Denver’s band mate and lead guitarist, the late Steve Weisberg, who has remarked that Ted’s resemblance to the great John Denver is: “Uncanny!”. Ted’s gift for music and his polished and energetic performing style have earned him many awards, as well as an uncountable army of dedicated fans. Most recently, Ted was awarded the Rising Legend Award by the National Traditional Country Music Association.

Sponsored By:

Benefit Strategies

Paul and Debbie Zimmerman

Dartmouth Aires - October 28, 2017

Dartmouth AiresSaturday  7:30 PM

Anderson Hall, Brewster Academy 205 S. Main St. Wolfeboro

Ticket Price $20

For over 60 years, the Dartmouth Aires have established themselves as a landmark of musical excellence, high energy performance and outrageous comedy. The Dartmouth Aires have earned the status as one of the nation’s most recognized all-male collegiate a capella groups, with appearances on national television and numerous concert appearances to sold out audiences. The Aires will bring their extreme musical talent, passion, diversity and friendship to deliver a concert filled their own arrangements of music ranging from the traditional to modern, to pop and beyond in a way that is guaranteed to delight.

Sponsored by:

Meredith Village Savings Bank

J. Clifton Avery Insurance

Edward Jones - Financial Adviser

Thomas Pandolfi - December 2, 2017

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Saturday  7:30 PM

Anderson Hall, Brewster Academy 205 S. Main St. Wolfeboro

Ticket Price $20

The internationally acclaimed young American pianist, Thomas
Pandolfi, is an exciting virtuoso who, with each passing season, is becoming more and more sought after by audiences worldwide. Known for his ability to provide masterful performances of the standards from the classical repertoire, Thomas is also equally well appreciated as a cross-over artist with his own virtuoso transcriptions of the music of Andrew LloydWeber, Marvin Hamlisch, and others. Routinely showered with superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique, Thomas brings his national tour of 20 states to our stage for an evening that is sure to please.

Sponsored by:

Meredith Village Savings Bank

Taylor Community

Gathering Time - January 14, 2018

Gathering Time on stepsSunday 2 PM

First Congregational Church
115 S. Main St.Wolfeboro

Tickets $20 - 2 PM

With a seamless vocal blend, inspired guitar work and precise percussion, Stuart Markus, Hillary Foxsong, and Gerry McKeveny evince deep roots in 1960’s folk-rock, with a dash of traditional folk in the mix. Their stage chemistry makes clear that they take the music (if not themselves) very seriously, yet their infectious energy wins over even fans who never considered themselves “folkies”. Recently, this acclaimed trio swept the international folk radio charts, as their new original album, Keepsake, took the #1 album and #1 song slots, with five other songs on the chart’s top 25.

Sponsored by:

Meredith Village Savings Bank

Green Mountain Integrated Communications

Pan Loco Steel Band - March 11, 2018

Pan Loco Steel BandSunday 2 PM

Brewster’s Anderson Hall
205 S. Main St.Wolfeboro

Pan Loco Steel Band has been bringing the sounds of the Caribbean to New England since 1991. Hailing from the USA and the islands of St. Thomas and Trinidad, the musicians’ studies at Berklee College of Music and the University of New Hampshire bought together. In their over 25 years together the ensemble has earned a “solid and trusted reputation as polished professionals” in venues that include the Fletcher School at Tufts University and in Rhode Island at Brown University’s Caribbean HeritageWeek and at First Night in Boston. The quartet includes two steel drums, an electric bass, and electric percussion.Whatever setting in which Pan Loco performs,
they concentrate on authentic calypso, reggae and Caribbean island music.

Sponsored by:

Taylor Community

Green Mountain Integrated Communications

Tempest Trio - February 3, 2018

Tempest Trio

Saturday 7:30 PM

First Congregational Church

115 S. Main St Wolfeboro NH

Tickets $20 - 7:30 PM

Combining technical mastery, expressive depth, and experience, cellist Amit Peled, violinist Ilya Kaler and pianist Alon Goldstein form one of the most exciting trios on the international scene. Each virtuoso member has a successful solo career and together they bring dynamic vitality to the stage. We especially welcome back Amit Peled. The Tempest Trio has performed in cities throughout the US, Europe, Israel and Asia. The 2017-18 Season will mark the trio's 11th anniversary. As committed pedagogues, the Tempest Trio members all teach in universities and share their knowledge, experience and joy of music-making through educational residencies, master classes and lectures.

Sponsored by:

J. Clifton Avery Insurance

Edward Jones - Financial Adviser

Heifetz On Tour - April 14, 2018

Heifetz On Tour April 2017Saturday 7:30 PM

Brewster’s Anderson Hall
205 S. Main St.Wolfeboro

This will be Wolfeboro Friends of Music’s sixth consecutive “on Tour” concert. For the past five years enthusiastic and welcoming Friends of Music audiences have thrilled to the Institute’s “Heifetz On Tour” performances. The performers of the Heifetz International Music Institute, which resided on the Brewster Academy campus from 2002 to 2011 continue to astound and delight audiences wherever they go. Founded by Daniel Heifetz in 1996, the Institute offers its world-renowned summer program on the campus of Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia.Its signature “Heifetz on Tour” program is designed to create real-world performance and outreach opportunities for promising young alumni.

Sponsored by:

J. Clifton Avery Insurance

Edward Jones - Financial Adviser

Freese Brothers Big Band - May 19, 2018

Freese Brothers Big BandSaturday 7:30 PM

Brewster’s Anderson Hall
205 S. Main St.Wolfeboro

Enjoy the sounds of the Big Band Era when the Freese Brothers Big Band presentsWolfeboro Friends of Music’s eighth concert for the 2017-2018 season. The band was formed in 1992 by the four Freese brothers; Jack, Bill, George and Courtland, who began playing music together in a family performing troupe in the 1930’s. The purposes of the Band are to support and encourage the development of the musical talents of the public and its members, and to foster an appreciation of music of all eras. The men and women of the band live and work throughout Central and Southern New Hampshire. They come from diverse professional and musical backgrounds and blend their years of experience to produce the distinctive sound of the Freese Brothers Big Band.

Sponsored by:

Meredith Village Savings Bank  

Taylor Community

Green Mountain Integrated Communications

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