Newton Cultural Alliance highlights virtual arts & culture things to do

NCA is keeping you connected with each other and with your favorite local arts and culture organizations. 

*Interested in enrolling in Suzuki School of Newton’s music program for the Fall 2020 semester? Join Suzuki on Thursday, September 24 at 7:30 PM. for a prospective family information session on Zoom! Suzuki offers instruction in violin, viola, cello, piano, flute, guitar, and harp. This session will provide practical details about online classes for new students, as well as explain Suzuki’s program offerings and the Suzuki philosophy of education. RSVP here to receive the Zoom meeting link.

*Join Pro Arte for the first of their Fall Salon Series on Thursday, September 24th at 8:00 PM. This Series takes place entirely online and each performance will also be followed by a live Q&A session with that night’s musicians. Tickets for each performance are $20 for an individual or $35 for families. Click here to purchase tickets.

*Boston Ballet School will hold a Classical Ballet program virtual placement classes, beginning on Saturday, September 26th at 1:00 PM. Virtual placement classes will take place at various times throughout the 2020/2021 school year. Pre-registration is required and there is a $30 placement fee. During the class, students should have access to a barre (a tall, sturdy chair will work just fine as long as it’s safe and comfortable) and supportive flooring. Please register using the link here. Registrants will be sent login instructions on September 25. More info here

*Join Newton Free Library for a virtual Spring Fling (in the Fall) on Saturday, September 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM. This year, money raised from the Spring Fling will be used to expand and refresh the library’s beloved Children’s Room. The library fully expects the Annual Gala to sell out. Individual sponsorships are available starting at $200. Individual tickets will be on sale for $150 per person. We also offer a Corporate Sponsorship program. Please fill out the form here to purchase tickets for this year’s Spring Fling.

*Amherst Early Music  will hold their online class From the Bottom Up” on Sunday, September 27th at 1:00 PM. An opportunity to view works from the standard recorder repertoire, as well as 18th century arrangements, from the perspective of the continuo part. The duo Dialogues (Alissa Duryee, harpsichord, and Jérôme Huille, cello) will guide participants through the noteworthy features of the pieces as seen from ‘down under’. Demonstrations of different possible continuo realizations, articulations, tempi, and bowings will be given. Classes are $25 per session. Click here to register.

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