Consonare Choral Community is a brand new community-based program created to explore and cultivate a sense of consonance and build community through singing together. We currently sponsor three choirs:
-Voices of Concinnity – a vocal chamber ensembled dedicated to bringing the cultivated choral art performancesinto the community
-Choir Matrix – a community women’s ensemble open to all self-identified women (no audition necessary)
-Consonare Youth Choirs – community choral programs open to all youth
DRUMMING ABOUT YOU presentations are hands-on for entire groups and audiences.
Everyone plays. Bob provides a curious and colorful array of drums for everyone to enjoy.
In 1997, Bob received certification as a “Master Teaching Artist” by The Connecticut Office of the Arts. He served from 2007 to 2010 as chair of the Interactive Drumming Committee of The Percussive Arts Society, the largest percussion organization in the world.
For eighteen years, Bob was a faculty assistant to Dr. Babatunde Olatunji for his
“Language of the Drums” courses at the Omega Institute. At venues including Lincoln Center, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Jorgenson Hall he performed on the djun-djun drum in Olatunji’s legendary troupe, “Drums of Passion”.
The Hampton Recreation and Community Activities Commission is made up of nine members and three alternates. Offerings at this time are:
Community theater, offering staged play readings several times a year.
Community celebrations such as, Labor Day concert, Halloween pumpkin-carving, a Memorial Day barbecue and entertainment after the parade, and December caroling for elderly residents.
The Little River Music Series, consisting of 4-6 concerts a year, ranging from classical to rock.
Yoga and exercise classes.
Art and fiber arts classes, including quilting, dyeing and photography.
Youth and family recreation events such as bike rides and nature walks.
Most activities take place at the Community Center and surrounding grounds. Please see the Community Center webpage on this site for times and dates. Activities are publicized on this website, in area newspapers, and in the Hampton Gazette. If you wish direct email notification, please request by sending your email address to the email address below.
All activities are organized and staffed by vounteers. If you would like to volunteer, and if you have suggestions for an activity, or event, please email email@example.com
Originally built in 1968 on the campus of Annhurst College, the Loos Center for the Arts was acquired by The Woodstock Academy with the purchase of South Campus in 2017. The Loos Center for the Arts includes a 1,000 seat theater, theGallery, lecture hall, recording studio, and several classrooms.
I am a registered/board certified music therapist since 1984 and bring my experiences to you through my professional services. I can teach you to play and instrument, read notes, accompany your vocal or instrumental solo or group, play for your wedding, funeral, lay down tracks in a recording studio, help you write your own music, and also offer counseling services. I teach all ages and all levels of ability. I make music accessible so you can enjoy it and enhance the beauty of your life.
I’ll come to you or you can come to me. By appointment.
November Sound is a musical group based upon the Mother, Father and Son Musical Trio of Melissa, Bill & Will from Columbia,CT.
…. merely a small family living in a small state in New England, they have managed to make friends throughout the world with their music. November Sound seeks to create a sophisticated sounding alternative pop music that questions popular culture and promotes goodness, historical awareness, cultural sensibility and positive change.
– A real alternative sound with creative original music.
– A real sound alternative with artistically arranged covers.
Different musical configurations are available for your event. We write and perform custom made songs. We specialize in cocktail hours, vineyards, wineries, restaurants and more.
Song-a-Day Music Center provides lessons in Guitar, Piano, Violin, 5-String Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Bass Guitar, Dulcimer, Woodwinds, Brass, Drums, Voice, and the Alexander Technique to students of all ages in the geographical area of Coventry, Connecticut. Also have retail instruments, instrument accessories, music, and gifts, and offer repair services for musical instruments.
Dr. David Belles, Director
The Concert Choir is proud to have provided fine choral music to the community for the past 48 years. In 1959, a group of local singers came together under the leadership of Warren Geissinger, The group’s first concert, performed on June 5, 1960, at the First Congregational Church of Woodstock, consisted of Bach’s Contata No.192, and Faure’s Requiem. We most recently presented Karl Jenkin’s the Armed Man: a Mass for Peace on Saturday, April 25, 2009 as the culmination presentation of our 50th anniversary celebration.
The Willimantic Orchestra is a non-profit community orchestra dedicated to the performance of authentic orchestral music.
The Willimantic Orchestra is affiliated with the Music Program at Eastern Connecticut State University.
Windsong Farm Productions is the recording label of singer/songwriter/actor/writer and storyteller, Donna Dufresne of Pomfret. Her primary performing ensemble is GYPSY ROMANTIQUE, an acoustic swing band that features her original music inspired by Gypsy jazz and the American Songbook and Gypsy Jazz standards. Their motto is: A LITTLE DJANGO, A LITTLE TANGO, A LITTLE SWING, A LOT OF FUN! Whimsical and romantic, this group is an ideal choice of entertainment for civic and corporate events, festivals, concert series, house concerts and private parties. The music is upbeat and perfect for dancing to the ballroom, swing and Latin rhythms.
Donna has recorded three albums since 2004. Cowboy Romance (vintage style western swing); Tango with the Moon (vintage jazz & swing) and Speaker for the Earth (a children’s musical about climate change and environmental issues). She has written an adult musical featuring the songs from Tango with the Moon.
Donna also performs one-woman shows of historical women, most notably CT State Heroine, Prudence Crandall.