SSC Presents Duxbury Music Festival’s First Tango in Duxbury

South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival (DMF) and Festival Director Stephen Deitz present First Tango in Duxbury, featuring DMF faculty and students and the Festival’s Performers in Residence, on Monday, July 28, 7:30 pm at the SSC’s Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury. 

Whether the Argentine tango, the Brazilian samba or bossa nova, or the Cuban conga, Latin American dances have delighted native and non-native composers.  First Tango in Duxbury explores many of these dances through the music of several 20th Century or contemporary composers, including Aaron Copland, Astor Piazzolla, Will Grant Still, and Igor Stravinsky.


Tickets for First Tango in Duxbury are $30.  Individual tickets as well as a variety of series subscriptions are available.  For complete program, ticket and event information, 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.


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 more than 40 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 2900 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. 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.


South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.





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