SSC Launches New Jazz/Rock/Pop Performance Series

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With the growing demand for more jazz, rock and pop performances, South Shore Conservatory has created the SSC Jazz/Rock/Pop Series, which offers one year of professional, inspired faculty performances at reasonable prices.

SSC Jazz/Rock/Pop Series begins with SSC’s Festival Jazz Brunch and JRP Festival on September 24, 2017, and ends with the JRP Spotlight Festival, the only student performance in the series, on June 14, 2018.  Due to the popularity of SSC’s annual Hingham Jazz Festival, the Conservatory has decided to expand its reach to its second campus in Duxbury.

Other performances include Jazz Coffee Break Concert on November 28, SSC Jazz Brunch on March 25, and a JRP Series Preview Event on May 11.

South Shore Conservatory is committed to being an organization that welcomes the widest range of audience members possible – removing barriers to participation and welcoming everyone, regardless of ability. Both its Hingham and Duxbury campuses are wheelchair accessible.  For more detailed information about accessibility, please visit SSC’s Know Before You Go page.

For more information about the SSC Jazz/Rock/Pop Series, visit http://sscmusic.org/jrpseries.html or follow South Shore Conservatory on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram.

About South Shore Conservatory

South Shore Conservatory, (SSC) has been providing access to and enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts for over 45 years. Recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, SSC is the largest, not-for-profit, community school for the arts in Massachusetts, serving over 3500 students of all ages and abilities at its two beautiful campuses and in partnership with schools, and social service and community agencies throughout the South Shore. Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama, with performance playing an important role in overall education. With more than 100 exceptional musicians on faculty, SSC offers 30 professionally produced concerts annually.  Through innovative partnerships, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s underserved members, and the ImagineARTS program strengthens pre-reading skills for young learners in Brockton Schools through integrated music and dramatic play. SSC’s campuses are located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, (781-749-7565) and 64 St. George Street, Duxbury (781-934-2731). SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram or visit www.sscmusic.org.

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.

Photos: by Denise Maccaferri

Top Right:  SSC’s Cedar Hill Jazz Club ensemble in concert in the Jane Carr Amphitheater in Hingham.

Bottom Left:  SSC piano faculty Anthony Geraci

 

 

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