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Berklee/Alcyon PCA Chamber Music Series: Concert on 11/3/13@ 3pm

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Alcyon Fall 2013 Concerts Flyer

Alcyon Fall 2013 Concert Flyer

Alcyon Chamber Ensemble opens 2013-14 season at Westford PCA on October 5, 2013

Alcyon Chamber Ensemble opens its 2013-14 season of chamber concerts at Westford’s Parish Center for the Arts on Saturday, October 5th at 7:30 pm.

Chamber Music at the Parish Center for the Arts, Westford
2013-14 Season Concerts

sponsored by Alcyon Chamber Music Center of Westford and Parish Center for the Arts

Music for Piano and Strings: Handel, Mahler, Piazzolla, Schumann
Alcyon Chamber Ensemble
Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at 7:30pm
Alcyon Fall Concert Flyer

Music for String Quartet: Salinen, Part, Williams, Holland, Adams
Berklee Chamber Players
Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 3:00pm

March is National Chamber Music Month!
Student Ensembles sponsored by Alcyon Chamber Music Center of Westford
Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 3:00pm

Music for Strings and Winds: All-Beethoven program featuring Septet, Op.20
Alcyon Chamber Ensemble
Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 7:30pm

Location: Parish Center for the Arts, 10 Lincoln Street, Westford, MA

Tickets: Students FREE; NYO families $10 per adult; PCA members and Seniors $15; General Admission $20; Donations gratefully accepted.

For more information, contact Shannon Snapp at 781-721-7725,  shannonsnapp@gmail.com or visit https://alcyonchamberensemble.wordpress.com/

About the Alcyon Chamber Ensemble

The Alcyon Chamber Ensemble was formed in 2006 by cellist Shannon Snapp to celebrate the 250th birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with Winchester public school students and residents of the community.  The residency involved performing for 350 second graders over three days, and culminated with a community concert featuring two of Mozart’s most celebrated chamber works, the Quintet for Horn and Strings in E-flat, K. 407, and Trio for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano in E-flat, K. 498 “Kegelstatt”.   Since then, Alcyon has conducted residencies in Gloucester, Rockport, Reading, Lowell, Westford, Perkins School for the Blind, Boston Arts Academy, and Milton Academy.

Alcyon’s  2013-14 season is co-produced by Westford’s Parish Center for the Arts and will feature concerts by Alcyon Chamber Ensemble,  Berklee Chamber Players,  and ACMC’s Young Artists’ Chamber Ensembles.

Alcyon Chamber Ensemble, Inc. derives its name from the mythical golden bird that calms troubled waters.

Contact Alcyon:

Contact Shannon Snapp at 781-721-7725,  shannonsnapp@gmail.com or visit https://alcyonchamberensemble.wordpress.com/

Ellingwood Chapel Series presents Alcyon Chamber Ensemble on May 19th

Upcoming Alcyon Chamber Ensemble concert this Sunday, May 19th at 2:00 pm in Nahant, MA.

Ellingwood Chapel Series presents

Alcyon Chamber Ensemble

Milhaud – Gershwin

Darious Milhaud: La Creation du Monde
George Gershwin: Prelude, Rhapsody in Blue

With the Alcyon Chamber Ensemble

Shufang Du, violin
Mimi Rabson, violin
Melissa Howe, viola
Shannon Snapp, cello
Diane Heffner, clarinet
Michael Weinstein, horn
Leslie Amper, piano

Sunday May 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Ellingwood Chapel, 41 Valley Road, Nahant MA

For more information: 781-367-2007

Alcyon prepares for upcoming concert at Westford’s PCA

MARK YOUR CALENDARS:

Tune in to Mozart – Sunday afternoon chamber music concert, March 10th at 3pm at the Parish Center for the Arts, 10 Lincoln Street, Westford, MA:

Mozart’s Sonata in e minor, K. 304 for violin and piano
Beethoven’s Variations on Mozart’s “Ein Madchen oder un Weibchen”, Op.66 for cello and piano
Mozart’s Trio in E-flat K. 502 for piano, violin and cello

Shufang Du, violin
Shannon Snapp, cello
Sarah Steinhardt, piano

Tickets: PCA members/seniors $15, non-members $20, under 18 FREE
For more information, call 781.721.7725 or email shannonsnapp@gmail.com

Alcyon’s Shannon Snapp to perform with Berklee Chamber Players at Westford’s PCA

Alcyon’s Shannon Snapp performs with Berklee Chamber Players

The Berklee Chamber Players, founded by String Department Chair Meilssa Howe, is a group of versatile Berklee performers and composers deeply committed to the art and craft of chamber music of the present day.

Come hear brand new string quartets performed by the Berklee Chamber Players, including Alcyon’s Shannon Snapp!

Performers:
Francine Trester, Mimi Rabson, Helen Sherrah-Davies – Violin
Melissa Howe – Viola
Shannon Snapp, Ro Rowan – Cello

Sunday October 14, 2012 3:00 pm
Parish Center for the Arts
10 Lincoln Street – Westford MA
Adults: $10 each; kids admitted free

Berklee Chamber Players October 14 Concert Flyer

Alcyon Concert at PCA huge Success

The Alcyon Chamber Ensemble’s performance this past Sunday September 16th at the Parish Center for the Arts in Westford received a fabulous review by Bettina Norton of the Boston Music Intelligencer. You can read the BMint’s review of the Alcyon concert here!

As reported in the BMInt review, this Alcyon concert will be repeated this Sunday, September 23rd at the Payson Park Church in Belmont MA. Kid’s Sampler at 3pm ($10 per family); Concert at 4pm ($20 adults; kids 18 yrs and under admitted free). Take the time to go! You won’t regret it!

For more information, contact Shannon Snapp at shannonsnapp@gmail.com or by calling 781-721-7725.

Alcyon’s Shannon Snapp to perform with Berklee Chamber Players

Shannon Snapp, Artistic Director and cellist with the Alcyon Chamber Ensemble, will be performing with the Berklee Chamber Players later this month in Boston, MA.

The Berklee Chamber Players, founded by String Department Chair Melissa Howe, is a group of versatile Berklee performers an composers deeply committed to the art and craft of chamber music of the present day.

Berklee Chamber Players Feb 22 Concert Flyer

The event’s particulars:

Berklee Chamber Players
February 22, 2012 at 7:30 pm
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street
Boston, MA

ACE’s Shannon Snapp to perform with The Boston Cecilia

Alcyon Chamber Ensemble’s Artistic Director and cellist, Shannon Snapp will be performing in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion as continuo cellist. The performance by Don Teeters and The Boston Cecilia takes place Sunday, November 6 at 2pm at NEC’s Jordan Hall in Boston. This performance marks the beginning of Maestro Teeters’ 44th – and final – season with The Boston Cecilia. He will step down as Music Director after Cecilia’s concert on May 4th of next year.

Tickets: $15-62; 617.232.4540, ext.1; http://www.bostoncecilia.org

Alcyon to perform in Family Concert at Acton Discovery Musuem

The Alcyon Chamber Ensemble will perform in a Family Concert this fall at the Acton Discovery Museum. Subscribe to Alcyon’s feeds to keep posted with updates.