Rockport, Massachusetts 01966
Bring the family to Rockport for a full day of activities on Motif No. 1 Day! Hosted by Rockport Festivals, this festival celebrates Rockport across the arts through the symbol of Rockport’s famous fishing shack, Motif No. 1, the subject of countless paintings and photographs throughout the last century.
Ghostlight Chorus is an exceptional 16-member chamber choir who performs a varied repertoire of sacred and secular a cappella compositions from the 16th to the 21st centuries. Their performances range from cathedrals to concert halls to the PS1 Benefit at MoMA New York to a live performance with the Rolling Stones. The performance will include Rockport High School Madrigals and Chorus.
Shalin Liu Performance Center invites you to a FREE concert at their Shalin Liu Center on Motif #1 Day! Created in 2010, the Wenham Street Brass is a trio of young professionals dedicated to engaging audiences through performance and education. They are the ensemble-in-residence for A Street Music Education, a music school in Quincy, MA.
Rockport Music hosts two young composer/musicians for a FREE recital at their beautiful waterfront performing arts center in Rockport Massachusetts! Szilvia Mikó and Matthew Woodard are young musicians/composers who will perform works by Beethoven, Copland, Khachaturian, Howard Frazin, as well as compositions of their own.
The library is usually closed in the morning, but they open the doors for preschool story time! Come for a 1/2 session filled with stories, songs and finger plays! Stay and play with friends, then check out some great books to bring home!
Note: Due to the impending snow storm, this performance has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 8:30pm. Classical Jam will perform a multimedia presentation with music from Brahms to the present accompanied by videos--featuring films by Buster Keaton, former Rockport resident Danny Williams (as well as a colleague of Andy Warhol in the Velvet Underground era), and one by Rockport students.
Rockport Residents and visitors alike are invited to the Rockport High School chapter of the National Honor Society production of "Are You Smarter than a High Schooler?". The game show will take place at the Shalin Liu Performance Center on Wednesday, January 29th at 7 p.m. All proceeds from the show will benefit the Oncology Unit at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester.