South Shore Conservatory presents the ninth season of the Duxbury Music Festival (DMF), with DMF faculty and student performances from July 20 through August 1. Nestled in the South Shore seaside town of Duxbury, DMF draws international undergraduate and graduate students who wish to participate in an intensive program for the study and performance of solo and chamber repertoires. Spectacular performances open to the public culminate the training these accomplished musicians receive during the Festival. In celebration of the efforts of the DMF faculty and students, and with the help of more than 150 volunteers, the Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival presents a multitude of community events.
Duxbury Town Green, Washington Street, Duxbury
$10 adults, $5 children under 12
$17 Discounted signed book
World premiere reading and performance of New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Brian Lies’ book, Bats in the Band, along with a book signing, instrument petting zoo, Big-style piano mat, Bat Mobile’s interactive pipe organ, food and more. Discounted signed books available for purchase in advance.
Sponsored by the Harry C. and Mary Elizabeth Grafton Memorial Fund
Tickets for all events will be available beginning June 1. A variety of series subscriptions are available for purchase. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.duxburymusicfestival.org, call 781-934-2731, ext. 14, or follow Duxbury Music Festival on Facebook.
About Duxbury Music Festival
Duxbury Music Festival (DMF), a program of South Shore Conservatory, is an intensive program for solo and chamber instrumental performance, unique to all of New England. Founded with the knowledge that music enriches the human spirit and upon the belief that this enrichment endures, DMF brings faculty and students from around the world to the idyllic seaside community of Duxbury, thirty-five miles south of Boston and twenty miles north of Cape Cod. DMF is a 16-day intensive program for the study and performance of solo and chamber repertoires for undergraduate and graduate students and adult professionals. Festival Director, Stephen Deitz, gathers to this historic and picturesque town a renowned faculty who offer chamber performances, as well as individual instruction and ensemble coaching. Both Festival faculty and students perform in concerts in public and private venues, from the Duxbury Town Green and The Ellison Center for the Arts to beautiful seaside homes and barns. DMF has tremendous community support, involving over 150 volunteers and over 2000 patrons each season. DMF headquarters are located at South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury campus at The Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, 781-934-2731. For more information, follow Duxbury Music Festival on Facebook or visit www.duxburymusicfestival.org.