Evenings Under the Stars
July 12 - August 2, 2014
South Shore Conservatory (SSC) announces the lineup for the 2014 Summer Spotlight outdoor concert series in the Jane Carr Amphitheater at One Conservatory Drive in Hingham. Summer Spotlight includes the popular Evenings Under the Stars Saturday evening concerts, Wacky Wednesdays family concerts, and Berklee Stars at SSC Friday night concerts.
The Evenings Under the Stars (EUS) series starts Saturday, July 12 as the Evenings Under the Stars Festival Orchestra, with Hingham native Nicholas Palmer conducting, presents String Serenade! On July 19, Berklee Bob Marley Ensemble performs meticulously written arrangements of the Jamaican icon's much loved reggae music. Women of the World takes the stage on July 26, playing amazing folk and traditional music in 21 languages. The final EUS concert on August 2 is H.M.S. Pinafore, a semi-staged comic opera featuring the talents of SSC voice faculty members, Snug Harbor Chorus singers, and vocal friends of SSC. Preconcert receptions allow EUS concertgoers to relax with a glass of wine and light appetizers and converse with other music lovers.
Evenings Under the Stars tickets purchased before the day of the concert are $35 for pavilion and $20 for lawn seating. Lawn tickets purchased at the door are $25 for EUS concerts. Tickets for Wacky Wednesdays family concerts are $15 adult and $5 children. Tickets for the Berklee Stars at SSC concerts are $10. Season subscriptions to the four Saturday evening concerts are available for $185 for pavilion and $132 for lawn seating and include the pre-concert receptions. There is no charge for children under three. Tickets may be purchased online at www.sscmusic.org. For more information or to order tickets, visit www.sscmusic.org or call 781-749-7565, ext. 22.
About South Shore Conservatory
South Shore Conservatory, recently recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, is celebrating nearly 45 years of enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts. SSC was founded as a not-for-profit community music school in 1970 and now has two beautiful campuses in Hingham and Duxbury. Currently serving over 3000 students of all ages and abilities, SSC is the largest community school for the arts in Massachusetts. Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama. Through innovative partnerships with social service agencies, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s more fragile members. SSC’s Hingham campus is located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, 781-749-7565. SSC’s Duxbury campus is located at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, 781-934-2731. South Shore Conservatory is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education. SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook or visit www.sscmusic.org.