Thursday, February 28, 2013
Seven Medfield students will join others in the Junior District Concert Festival on March 8 at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School.
Thanks to successful auditions, seven Medfield music students were chosen to perform with their district peers at the Junior District Concert Festival kicking off on March 8 at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School. Medfield performers Blake Middle School students: Medfield High School student Joe Aversa (Orchestra tuba) was also chosen to participate. The festival is organized by the Eastern District of the Massachusetts Music Educators Association which is affiliated with the National Association for Music Education.
Friday, January 11, 2013
The MHS Jazz Band will perform at Lord's on Jan. 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in recognition for all the support the store, and the Kelly family, has shown community groups over its 73 year history. The public is encouraged to attend.
On Saturday, Jan. 12, from noon to 1 p.m. the Medfield High School Jazz Band will be performing at Lord's Department Store as a way to thank the Kelly family for many years of selling tickets to high school music performances, plays, Trolley Tours and other community events. Organizers call this "musical therapy" to help the community deal with last week's news that the iconic store will be closing next month after 73 years in business. The public is encouraged to stop into Lord’s during the event to express their own appreciation for the support the Kelly family and Lord's staff have provided to Medfield community groups over the years. Also during the event, tickets will be on sale for the Jazz Band’s Feb. 2 “Jazzin’ for China” …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The Medfield High School Alumni Association has made a donation to help support members of the MHS Jazz Band who are heading to China in April.
The Medfield High School Alumni Association has donated $1,000 to help with the Medfield High School Jazz Band music tour and cultural exchange trip in April. The jazz band will hold a fundraising event on Saturday, Feb. 2 at The Center at Medfield to support the band's trip. Tickets are available at Lord's and can also be purchased through Network for Good. Cost is $50 per person, or a discounted $45 per person if a table for eight is purchased (limited availability). Online convenience charges will apply. The jazz band China trip features several days in Bengbu, which has hosted a student and staff exchange with Medfield Public Schools for the past four years. The band will share American Jazz with Bengbu music students, and in return…
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Medfield native Ted Larkin returns to town for a concert at the Zullo Gallery Thursday at 8 p.m. Cover charge is $8.
Teddy Larkin, singer-songwriter and Medfield native, will perform live tonight at Zullo Gallery. Larkin will be joined by his Berklee friend Rick Dillon on mandolin and guitar. Doors open at 7 p.m. Beer and wine bar will be available and there is a cover charge of $8. Larkin played in front of a crowd of 70 at the Zullo Gallery in March, a reunion of sorts for the Medfield High School Class of 1982 alum. According to Medfield Patch reporter Theresa Knapp's article, "'Old Friends' Pack Zullo Gallery to See Ted Larkin Perform," the Medfield native and musician said it was nice "seeing old friends who came with the kids too. It was nice to meet the young generation of musicians and parents who support the arts.” Larkin describes his music "…
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Here's a look at the day ahead.
Today's Forecast: Thursday's weather, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for a a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 98. West wind between 7 and 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. West wind between 5 and 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Notable Events: Today In Sports History: In 1985, the L.A. Lakers beat the Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2 …
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Here's a look at the day ahead.
Today's Forecast: Tuesday's weather, according to the National Weather Service based in Taunton, calls for patchy fog before 8 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind between 3 and 6 mph. Tuesday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7 p.m, then a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southwest wind between 3 and 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Notable Events: Warriors' Tournament Game: Medfield Boys' Varsity Lacrosse team will travel to Wellesley for the MIAA Division 2 East Quarterfinal round of the state tournament at 5 p.m. Get Medfield Patch headlines in your Newsfeed on Facebook, search Medfield Patch and click "Like" or follow us on…
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
A Celebration Concert will be held on Sunday, May 22 at St. Edward the Confessor Church at 2 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Lowell Mason Foundation in their efforts to restore the house.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The Lowell Mason Foundation has announced a "Celebration Concert" for the saving of the Lowell Mason House to take place on Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. at St. Edward the Confessor Church, 133 Spring St. The concert will feature the Handel and Haydn Society’s Young Men’s Chorus as well as the Medfield High School Concert Choir. In addition Boston-based composer and guitarist Mark Small, pianist/singer-songwriter Anne Marie David, Music Director of St. Edward Church, and Medfield High School violinist Stephen Krawec will perform. “We are extremely excited about the participation of Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society through their Young Men’s Chorus,” said Karen Scotti, CEO of the Lowell Mason Foundation. “Lowell Mason compiled the Handel and …
Monday, January 17, 2011
Press Release from United Church of Christ announcing "Broken Consort" concert in Medfield
Medieval music on a saxophone? Sure enough, a merry band of early music experts from New York and Boston known as the "Broken Consort," are coming to Medfield to present an inventive and interactive concert performance entitled, "Let's go a-Medieval-ing: Creative Reinvention of Popular Medieval Melodies," under the direction of founder and vocalist Emily Lau. Ms. Lau will be joined by Scott Boni (saxophone), Camila Parias (voice), Elise Groves (voice) and Jessica Schaeffer (harp). In a recent performance, audience members raved about the ensemble's "brand new sonority" and "fresh, exciting approach to very-early repertoire." After hearing their fresh new take on Italy's most revered 14th century composer, Francesco Landini, one …
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Here's a look at the day ahead.
Notable Events: Schools reopen, minus one: While Medfield Public Schools returned to class today, Montrose School on North Street remained closed due to the "hazardous roads." Out-of-State Band Trip for MHS Jazz: The Medfield High School Jazz Band has received an invitation to the Charles Mingus Competition in New York and the Medfield School Committee approved the trip at its meeting Monday. Check back here at 10 a.m. for the full story. Check Back Today: With the snow stopping Wednesday evening, the town began its intense process of cleaning up after the storm. Medfield Patch will be catching up with Police Chief Robert Meaney regarding any remaining issues or problems from the storm as well as all the issues it caused in town on …
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
What to look for around town and on Patch today.
"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. Check back later for more, and let us know what you think of the new feature in the comments section. There's a full schedule of community events happening in Medfield today. There are eight high school sports teams in play today, a Board of Selectmen meeting at Town Hall, a winter concert at the high school and a fundraiser event at Subway put together by Blake Middle School. For a complete view of today's calendar click here. 1. Show support for Blake Middle School as they hold a Subway Fundraiser Night at the sub shop on Main Street from 3 to 9 p.m. Medfield Patch will be there! 2. It's Jazz Winterfest night at …