Monday, January 28, 2013
Two Plymouth music students win awards in South Shore Conservatory’s Concerto Competition in the French horn and clarinet.
Plymouth South High School senior Zachary West was named the overall winner of South Shore Conservatory's 25th annual Concerto Competition. Another Plymouth music student, Maria D’Ambrosio won an honorable mention in French horn. A student of SSC French horn instructor Megan Riccio, Maria received a trophy during a ceremony following the competition. The competition was held Jan. 18 at the Conservatory’s Hingham campus. West earned national recognition late last year when he auditioned and earned placement in the first clarinet section of the National Association of Music Educators All-Eastern Honors Band, according to a release from South Shore Conservatory. As a member of the All-Eastern Band, he will participate in a four-day festival …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
South Shore Conservatory, New England’s largest community school for the arts, has been selected for a site visit by the annual Conference for Community Arts Education, hosted in Boston.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
South Shore Conservatory, New England’s largest community school for the arts, has been selected for a site visit by the annual Conference for Community Arts Education, hosted in Boston from Nov. 10 to 12. Approximately 500 delegates, community arts providers and education leaders from across the country will converge for the annual National Guild for Community Arts Education event. Many attendees will travel to Hingham to tap into SSC leadership team’s expertise in their “continuum” model, a programmatic philosophy designed to engage students from birth through adulthood. “We will present a dynamic and interactive view of our educational continuum,” says SSC President Kathy Czerny. “We’ll demonstrate how our unique approach to arts …
Monday, August 8, 2011
Students from grades 6-8 are invited to take part in the SSC's "Middle School Monster Jam," at the end of August.
The South Shore Conservatory invites all middle school students from Hingham and the South Shore to kick off the new school year by rocking out with their friends. Students from grades 6-8 are invited to take part in the SSC's "Middle School Monster Jam," which will be held Friday, August 26 from 7 - 9 p.m. at the South Shore Conservatory in Hingham. "The conservatory is reaching out to middle school kids, by giving them popular music to play," Anne Smith, the SSC Duxbury Campus Manager and an event coordinator of Monster Jam, said. Last year at the Duxbury campus, students at "Middle School Monster Jam," performed Wilson Pickett's "Mustang Sally" and Journey's "Don't Stop Believing." This year in Hingham, students will master the rhythm …