SSC Announces 2017/2018 Conservatory Concert Series

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McGRATHPR.com – South Shore Conservatory (SSC) announces its varied lineup of spectacular Conservatory Concert Series (CCS) faculty performances for the 2017/2018 season. Most concerts take place at SSC’s Hingham campus at One Conservatory Drive or its Duxbury campus at 64 St. George Street.

CCS concerts showcase the diverse talents of the Conservatory’s faculty of nearly 100 educator/performers. Admission to the concert is free, helping advance SSC’s mission of expanding access to arts education and performance. All concerts are on Sunday at 4 pm and include a reception where audience members are invited to meet the performing artists.

The season kicks off on October 15, at SSC’s Duxbury campus, with Gone with the Winds: That wasn’t written for me!, featuring SSC’s woodwind department performing pieces not originally written for woodwind instruments. The program is repeated on October 22 at the Hingham campus.  The Music of Beethoven, an interdepartmental celebration (piano, winds and strings) of the great composer’s birthday, is presented November 12 in Duxbury and November 19 in Hingham.

On December 10, CCS gets into the festive spirit with Holiday Favorites, featuring songs of the season. The location for this concert is to be announced. CCS celebrates Valentine’s Day with All You Need is Love: Music of the Beatles, featuring music most know and love, on February 11 in Hingham and February 18 in Duxbury. The final concert of the series, Going Rogue: SSC’s Voice Department flips on March 11 in Hingham and March 18 in Duxbury, features SSC vocalists singing songs not typically associated with their voice type or genre.

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 in, 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 Conservatory Concert Series performances, visit http://sscmusic.org/concert_series.html, call Director of Performance Beth MacLeod Largent at 781-749-7565, ext. 20, or follow South Shore Conservatory on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and 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.

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