Join us for the 4th annual concert of patriotic music at Calvary Church. The program is usually entitled "Stars, Stripes, and Pipes!" but as we are currently without a pipe organ, we've revamped the program a bit. Music will include favorite Sousa marches arranged for 4 hands on the piano with Joseph Ripka & Ronald Hawkins. Charles Ives "Variations on America" for violin and piano. (Erin Ripka, violin), and some audience sing-a-long selections. The concert starts right after the festivities on Wadawanuck Square (approx 11:30 a.m.) FREE!
Music by Dietrich Buxtehude, Heinrich Schuetz, J. P. Sweelinck, and more. Featuring Adele Paxton (soprano), Eden Casteel (soprano), Margaret Tyler (contralto), Robert Guarino (tenor), Paul Fletcher (baritone), Erin Ripka & Sarah Washburn (violin), Stevi Rency (basson) and Joseph Ripka (organ).
Free and Open to the public.
Join Calvary Music School's faculty trio for "Brahms in the Boro" on Friday, March 27th at 7:00 p.m. at Calvary Church in Stonington, CT. Violinist Erin Ripka, cellist Carly Fleming, and pianist Joseph Ripka will perform Brahms' famous piano trio no. 1 in B major along with works by Robert Schumann and Joaquin Turina. They will also be joined by baritone Paul Fletcher who will sing selected art songs by Brahms and Erich Korngold. There will be a suggested donation of $25 which will benefit the Calvary Music School Student Scholarship Fund.
Students of Calvary Music School will be featured in an honors recital on Friday, March 13th at 7:00 p.m. at the La Grua Center in Stonington, CT. (32 Water Street) Performers include Laura Marseglia (clarinet), Avanthi Kurukulasuriya (violin), Tsegaye Janat (piano), Simon Choi (clarinet), Claire Anderson (saxophone), Yidi Lin (piano), and Elizabeth Yarnall (bassoon). Free and open to the public. A reception will follow.
Featuring the Stonington Madrigals and Recorder Consort~ Robert Guarino, Director
The Stonington Madrigal Singers and Recorder Consort present a Valentine's Day concert of Love Songs of the renaissance. Songs from the 16th and 17th centuries depict love in many aspects--courting, flirtation, bawdy love, fidelity, and fantasy--by such composers as Thomas Morley, Roland de Lassus, Henry VIII, and William Byrd. The concert, on Feb. 14 at 7:30 pm at the La Grua Center in Stonington, includes wine, coffee and dessert. Cost of attendance is $20. For tickets and further information call the Calvary Music School at 860-535-3631. You can also pay in advance using PayPal by visiting the Madrigals webpage.
The CMS Instrument Petting Zoo is a wonderful way to get your children interested in a variety of musical instruments! This event is a space where your children can explore the sight, sound, and feel of a variety of instruments. Free pizza is also included!!!