Classical

WholeTone Family Band

72 Cherry St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Nora Maynard
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The instructors of the WholeTone Music Academy are about to crystalize into the WholeTone Family Band. Jessica Smith (Flute), Hayes Cummings (Guitar/Bass/Ukulele), Alejandro Castellano (Oud/Nay/Bass/Drums/Guitar), Mariia Gorkun (Violin), and Nora Maynard (Voice/Violin) will take the porch by storm! We will be bouncing between jazz standards, original tunes, & classical chamber music, as well as offering a whole set of open jam session for YOU to join us! A limited number of free 15min lessons on your instrument of choice will be offered, or bring your own instrument and jump in! Open to all ages & styles.

Chain Reaction Quartet

43 Russell Rd, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Boris Goldowsky
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

We're back for our second Porchfest, playing some classical favorites, tangos, and a few surprises!

Janet Martins & Brenda Nishimura - violins
Joanna Ostrander - viola
Boris Goldowsky - cello

The Minor Outages

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32 Burnham St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Jan-Willem Maessen
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Eclectic a capella, from classical to contemporary and beyond.

Bells of Somerville

111 Woodstock Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Peter Grossmann
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

There is no musical instrument quite like English handbells! Hear familiar American folk tunes like you've never heard them before as the six members of Bells of Somerville bring them to life.

5D6

56 Beacon St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Nathan Powers
Saturday, May 13 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

We are an acoustic Guitar and Cello duo.

Cambridge Suzuki School of Music

42 Benton Road, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Breana Bauman
Saturday, May 13 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Breana Bauman leads her violin students, age 4 - 9, in standard duets from the Suzuki repertoire. The Suzuki Method nurtures talent through music as a language in an artist's environment. Sign up for our monthly newsletter and learn about Summer and Fall registration! Talk to Suzuki parents and see how much these kids love what they do.

El Sistema Somerville

30 Sycamore st, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Esmay Pricejones
Saturday, May 21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Our group is mix of students rangeing from 10 to 12 that have come together to play music. El Sistema is a after school program at the east Somerville community school from 2:35 to 5:30 every day. We are a branch or the full middle school Orquestra that have formed a band.With Esmay, Ana Luna and Sophia on violin. Zia, Bridget and Samantha on viola and Ella on cello. We are a all girl group of musicians. Classical, Pop and movie tunes are just some of the genres that we play.

Kara Thrace and Her Special Destiny

921 Broadway, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Frances Lu
Saturday, May 21 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

We used to be in a marching band. Now we are in a porch band!

Recognizable tunes and classic rock with a brass band flair.

R. Bethel and the Cheap Suit Chamber Music Society

191 Highland Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Alastair Thompson
Saturday, May 21 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We are the employees of Yesterday Service Sheet Music, Inc., Somerville's only full-service sheet music shop, and we are looking forward to playing a variety of fine classical music for your delight and satisfaction.

Rob Bethel, cello
Alastair Thompson, piano
and guests.

Cambridge Suzuki School of Music

202 Highland Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Breana Bauman
Saturday, May 21 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come check out what tiny kids can do on the violin! cSSm showcases violin students age 4 - 16 in short and sweet classical violin duets from the Suzuki books and standard repertoire.
Sing along to Twinkle!
Learn about our Summer Camps and Register Online!

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