1/5/2023 NEWS OF NOTE!
May your 2023 be a year filled with music! Read on for more information about Term 1, makeup lessons, your opportunity to continue to help DSM, and some great concerts going on throughout Dedham.Term 1 lessons resumed Tuesday, January 3 and run through mid-month. If you have any makeups to schedule before Term 2 begins, please get in touch with your teacher if they haven’t already reached out to you.
Please note that DSM is closed for the Martin Luther King Holiday on January 16th. This is during our makeup weeks. Please contact your teacher to see if they will do makeup that day.
Do your New Year’s resolutions involve music? We hope so! Consider taking lessons, classes, or joining a Bluegrass Jam or The Dedham Community Band! Our next term begins January 30th.
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There is still time to make your donation. Tuition and fees only cover about 70% of our operating costs, and we count on grants, fundraisers, and donations from generous patrons like you for the rest of our budget in order to keep tuition down for our families.
Speaking of continuing to assist our students, we are pleased to announce that Dedham School of Music was awarded a Dedham Cultural Council Grant to support the Harmony Fund for financial aid for Dedham Residents.
Dedham Community Band
The band resumes Thursday January 19th at 7pm at First Church. Come join the band!
The next beginner jam is Tuesday, January 10th and the intermediate Jam is Sunday, Jan 22nd both 7pm at First Church.
First Church Friday Folk Coffeehouse presents its fourth concert of the 2022-2023 season featuring the Gloucester Hornpipe and Clog Society in the Parish Hall at First Church and Parish Dedham, 670 High Street, Dedham on Friday, January 20, 2023 at 7:30 pm in the Auditorium. There will be refreshments for purchase.
Tickets are $10 available online and at the door. Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Clash of the Pianos
Feeling jazzy or fancy?
Join us for a can't-miss concert of clashing piano styles. On February 4th at the First Church in Dedham, the classical piano stylings performed by award-winning pianist and Dedham School of Music faculty member Adam Merrill go head to head with the jazzy sounds of local Boston pianist Sam Gilman and his trio featuring bassist Marc Friedman (Natalie Merchant, Ryan Montbleau) and drummer Pete Maclean (Maceo Parker). Tickets are $20 (purchase here) and doors open at 7PM--refreshments available for purchase.
No matter your preference, it's really the best of both worlds.
We say goodbye to Laura Swartz who has been DSM’s administrative assistant since March, 2019. She has served our community with a smile and we wish her well as she begins a new chapter pursuing her Master’s degree in Speech and Language Pathology. And we welcome Laurie Bloom who has been working with Laura these past few weeks. Stop in the office to say hello!
Congratulations to the following students from our DSM community who made the Dedham High School Honor Roll for the first term: Milo Angel Burke, Lucy Auger, Sam Badeau, Phoebe Blake, Sid Cogill, Valllerie DeLeon, Manniex Esteban, Rex Esteban, Julia Friday, Colleen Kelley, Jacqueline Monahan, Alanah Peters, Corinne Prentice-Elmore, Susie Plunkett , Keith Pryor, Renee Saint Amour, Rachel Santos.
Please let us know if you have any news and want us to share it here, especially honors received, concerts, and plays. We want to share it with our DSM community.
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The Dedham School of Music provides an environment for people of all ages, abilities, and means to learn, play, and enjoy music. Learn more.
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Thank you to the following supporters and grantors of the Dedham School of Music for your help in keeping music instruction alive and well in our Community.
Mass. Cultural Council
Dedham Cultural Council
Lincoln and Therese Filene Foundation
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