Music School Concerts & Events

Upcoming events, ensemble concerts, and special opportunities!

Spring Arts Mashup: Finale Concert

Friday, 4/21 at 3:30pm

A celebration of world music featuring music, dance, and artwork from Hawaii and Ireland. We’ll also hear a special class song created by students in our coding class and see the awesome work everyone has  done during the week! This is a show you do NOT want to miss!
TICKETS: $8/adults (free for ages 12 and under)

Groton Hill Big Band Concert

Thursday, 4/27 at 7:30pm

An evening of Big Band Jazz spanning the rich history, styles, and traditions of this great American art form from its roots in the 1920s to the present. Founded in 1999 by director Jerry Sabatini, the Groton Hill Big Band, comprised of adult musicians, will perform the instrumental and vocal music of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Mary Lou Williams, Benny Carter, Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Chick Corea, Tim Davies, and many more!

Groton Hill Youth Ensembles: Spring Concert

Saturday, 5/13 at 1:00pm in the Concert Hall

Camerata Strings, Chamber Strings, Sinfonia Concert Orchestra, and Groton Hill Wind Ensemble present their spring concert spectacular! Under the direction of Jennifer Perkins, Ken Culver, and Fred Harris, our youth ensembles will perform the music of Schubert, Holst, Grainger, Custer, and Rhiannon Giddons. The concert also includes a wind ensemble world premiere by Francesca Gaza dedicated to the people of Ukraine, and featuring the Blanchard Elementary School Chorus.
TICKETS: $13/adults (free for ages 12 and under)

Groton Hill Youth Chorus Day

Monday, 8/28

Come with your young singers to learn more about our youth chorus program, meet the instructors, and sing! Ages 5-7: 11am-noon. Ages 8-12: 12:30-2pm. Sign up here!

Groton Hill Youth Ensembles: Fall Auditions

Saturday, 9/9 (all instruments)

Ready to join one of our youth orchestras or wind ensemble for the next school year? See audition requirements and sign-up form!

Groton Hill Flute Orchestra: Open Rehearsal

Tuesday, 9/12

Interested in exploring our adult Flute Orchestra? Come to an Open Rehearsal (7-9pm). Sign up here.

Collegium Musicum: Spring Concert

Monday, 5/22 at 7:30pm in Meadow Hall, FREE

Enjoy works by Baroque and Classical masters performed by this exciting ensemble of adult musicians. Led by director Tim Terranella.

Flute Orchestra of Groton Hill: Season Finale

Sunday, 6/4 at 3:00pm in Meadow Hall

Dr. Eileen Yarrison leads this outstanding ensemble of adult musicians in classical and contemporary works arranged or written for flutes.
TICKETS: $18/adults (free for ages 12 and under)

Youth Choruses: Season Finale

Tuesday, 6/6 at 6:00pm in Meadow Hall

Directors Kathy McMinn and Laura Altenor lead our young singers in a variety of songs that demonstrate the progress they have made throughout the year. Once again, all three choruses will have the opportunity to sing for each other, as well as join together for the last song.
TICKETS: $8/adults (free for ages 12 and under)

New Horizons Concert Band: Spring Concert

Monday, 6/12 at 7:30pm in Meadow Hall, FREE

Experience the vibrant sound of our band for adult players! Led by director Andrea Mejia.

Jazz Night

Thursday, 6/15 at 7:00pm in Meadow Hall, FREE

Come enjoy this exciting showcase of Groton Hill jazz ensembles, featuring Just in Time, the Fox Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, and the Groton Hill Big Band.

Jam Night

Tuesday, 9/12

Pick your favorite genre (Jazz, Irish, Bluegrass) and play, move from room to room, or just hang out with friends to listen over a pint. (For ages 16+)

Free Class Day

Saturday, 9/16

Experience a variety of our programs for all ages, abilities, and styles.

Organ Enthusiasts Night

Monday, 9/18

Students, enthusiasts, and performers are invited to learn more about lessons and the Meta Organworks’ Hauptwerk organ at Groton Hill Music Center (7-9pm). Free event; advance registration required.

Teen and Adult Jazz/Contemporary Ensembles: Open Auditions

Friday, 9/22

Want to join a jazz or rock band coached by one of our top notch faculty? Groups include the Groton Hill Big Band, Guitar Ensembles, Adult and Teen Jazz/Rock/Funk Bands, and more! Sign up here to audition in person or to submit your audition video.

Groton Hill Youth Ensembles: Open Rehearsal

Saturday, 9/23

Check out Youth Ensembles to see if they’re right for you! Learn more and sign up here.
Camerata Strings 9:30-11am
Sinfonia Concert Orchestra 9:30am-12pm
Chamber Strings 12:30-1:30pm
Groton Hill Wind Ensemble 12:30-2:30pm

New Horizons Concert Band: Open Rehearsal 

Monday, 10/2

Under the direction of Andrea Mejia, the New Horizons Concert Band for adults will kick off their 2023/24 season with an open rehearsal (7-8:30pm) for prospective members. Whether you’re just beginning to play, returning to an instrument from your youth, or playing as a hobby, you will find a place here among your peers. Learn more and sign up here.

Collegium Musicum Baroque Orchestra: Open Rehearsal 

Monday, 10/2

Under the direction of Tim Terranella, the Collegium Musicum Baroque Orchestra will kick off their 2023/24 season with an open rehearsal (7-9pm) for prospective members. Specializing in the music of the Baroque and Classical masters, including Bach’s Brandenburg Concerti, the Collegium Music is open to intermediate to advanced teens 16+ and adults who play strings, woodwinds, and harpsichord. Learn more and sign up here.

Groton Hill Youth Chorus: Open Rehearsal

Tuesday, 10/3

Check out Youth Choruses to see if they’re right for you! Learn more and sign up here.
Canto Chorus (age 4) – 5:15 to 5:45pm
Prelude Chorus (age 5) – 4:30 to 5:10pm
Lyrica Chorus (ages 6-8) – 5:20 to 6:20pm
Harmonia Chorus (ages 9-12) – 6:30 to 7:45pm