Events

Story Time Takeover

Join us for a musical morning of silly HALLOWEEN fun at Concord Conservatory of Music’s Family Notes class, led by instructor Holly Jennings.

Discover musical experiences that your whole family will love in a social setting that is celebratory of all ages, stages, and skill levels. Family Notes classes incorporate simple percussion instruments, creative movement, improvisation, and playful props. Children’s physical, language, social, cognitive, and musical development are all stimulated through musical play.

Holly Jennings is a local mom, performer, and educator. She teaches Little Notes, Family Notes, Beginner Vocals, and private voice lessons at CCM.

Learn more about CCM’s programs at: ConcordConservatory.org

Concord Conservatory of Music is a non-profit music school serving Concord, MA, and 15 surrounding communities. We are a creative and supportive community of musicians of all ages and levels. Opportunities to perform, individually and in groups, challenge students and build their sense of confidence and pride. Community-based programming invites others to experience and appreciate not just the music but also the joy of creating it. Financial assistance is available.

Musical Mondays in July at the Concord Free Public Library

The Concord Free Public Library hosts free musical concerts on Mondays at 10:30am for children ages 0-6 years and their caregivers at the Main Library.

On Monday, July 11, join us for a free concert with Tom Sieling, widely acclaimed singer, songwriter, and guitar, banjo, and drum machine player from the New York Finger Lakes. Tom has delighted tens of thousands in over thirty years of performing. The concert will include fun, participatory camp songs with lots of audience interaction. In keeping with the “Read off the Beaten Path” Summer Reading Program theme, Tom will include the most cool, interesting nature facts and pictures he can dig up, along with lots of encouragement of children’s lifelong participation in hiking, camping, music, reading, and libraries. No registration required.

On Monday, July 18, Concord favorite Rockabye Beats joins us again! They are a fun, family group whose music is reminiscent of founder Marcos Valles’ Puerto Rico. Their songs offer a range of styles from rock n’ roll to calypso to funk and even blues. Enjoy movement, dancing, counting, singing, and a little bit of Spanish vocabulary. Their music will have you bopping and moving along in no time! No registration required.

On Monday, July 25, learn to play campfire songs on the ukulele with Julie Stepanek. Children will learn how to hold, tune, strum, make chords, and play songs on the ukulele. This program is geared for children 4 and up. Registration is required for this event. Please register by visiting our Events Calendar at concordlibrary.org.

Thank you to The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library for generously sponsoring all of the Musical Monday concerts.

For more information about Library programs and services, call 978-318-3301 (Main Branch) or 978-318-3350 (Fowler Branch), sign up for our e-Newsletter, or visit us online at concordlibrary.org. Engage with us by following us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Story Time Takeover

Music & Movement with Concord Conservatory of Music at the Children’s Activity Room at the Concord Library (Main Branch, 129 Main Street, Concord, MA)

Join us for a morning of music making and fun at Concord Conservatory of Music’s Family Notes class, led by instructor Holly Jennings.

Discover musical experiences that your whole family will love in a social setting that is celebratory of all ages, stages, and skill levels. Family Notes classes incorporate simple percussion instruments, creative movement, improvisation, and playful props. Children’s physical, language, social, cognitive, and musical development are all stimulated through musical play.

Holly Jennings is a local mom, performer, and educator. She teaches Little Notes, Family Notes, Beginner Vocals, and private voice lessons at CCM.

Learn more about CCM’s programs at: ConcordConservatory.org

Concord Conservatory of Music is a non-profit music school serving Concord, MA, and 15 surrounding communities. We are a creative and supportive community of musicians of all ages and levels. Opportunities to perform, individually and in groups, challenge students and build their sense of confidence and pride. Community-based programming invites others to experience and appreciate not just the music but also the joy of creating it. Financial assistance is available.

Concerts on the Lawn 2022 at the Concord Free Public Library

The 2022 season of Concerts On the Lawn at the Concord Free Public Library (CFPL) features three free concerts on Thursday evenings in July! Bring a blanket or chair, some bug spray, and enjoy a picnic on the Main Library Lawn. In case of rain, the concerts will take place inside in the Goodwin Forum. No registration is required for these concerts.

On Thursday, July 7 at 7 pm, Rockabye Beats will perform a concert for families and folks of all ages. The universal language of music is easily found in Rockabye Beats’ songs, which are reminiscent of founder Marcos Valles’ Puerto Rico. Their songs offer a range of styles from rock n’ roll to calypso to funk and even blues. Enjoy movement, dancing, counting, singing, and a little bit of Spanish vocabulary. Their music will have you bopping and moving along in no time!

On Thursday, July 14 at 7pm, Knock on Wood performs high-energy acoustic folk-rock, featuring a duo including singer-songwriter Howie Newman. Combining acoustic guitar with fiddle, mandolin and pleasing vocal harmonies, the duo performs classic rock covers and funny original music for all ages. It will be a family-friendly concert that may include a few children’s songs and music for senior citizens. For more information, including videos and music samples, visit www.howienewman.com/knockonwood.

On Thursday, July 21 at 7 pm, the CFPL welcomes Pete Kilpatrick, a Maine based singer/songwriter who has released nine albums and has performed with artists like Dave Matthews Band, Blues Traveler, Barenaked Ladies, Marc Cohn (“Walking in Memphis”), David Gray, and many others. His original music has been featured on over 15 network television shows including The Office, Parks and Recreation, and New Girl. Check out more information about Pete at www.petekilpatrickband.com.

The Concert on the Lawn series is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Concord Free Public Library.

For more information about Library programs and services, call 978-318-3301 (Main Branch) or 978-318-3350 (Fowler Branch), sign up for our e-Newsletter, or visit us online at concordlibrary.org. Engage with us by following us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Story Time Takeover

Join us for a morning of music making and fun at Concord Conservatory of Music’s Family Notes class, led by instructor Holly Jennings.

Discover musical experiences that your whole family will love in a social setting that is celebratory of all ages, stages, and skill levels. Family Notes classes incorporate simple percussion instruments, creative movement, improvisation, and playful props. Children’s physical, language, social, cognitive, and musical development are all stimulated through musical play.

Holly Jennings is a local mom, performer, and educator. She teaches Little Notes, Family Notes, Beginner Vocals, and private voice lessons at CCM.

Learn more about CCM’s programs at: ConcordConservatory.org