50 Shades of Shakespeare

Ever wonder why people go see Hamlet?  NEMPAC’s Board Member and North End Neighbor, Doug Bowen-Flynn aims to look at the various perspectives of Shakespeare’s life and why Shakespeare has made such a legendary impact. Doug is directing and performing in this fabulous event! Known as the Bard of Avon, Shakespeare’s ingenious craftsmanship with words

NEMPAC Presents 50 Shades of ShakespeareNEMPAC Presents 50 Shades of Shakespeare

Kids Music Theatre Troupe

PETER PAN JR – Production Team: Stage Director and Producer: Sherri Snow Music Director: Alexandra Dietrich Choreographer: Grant Jacoby Costume Designer: Iova Divena A child’s imagination can be powerful. Little Wendy has a knack for telling her young brothers some captivating tales, especially a favorite about Peter Pan. Sadly, their father thinks the storytelling has

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2015 NEMPAC Opera Project

Presents… A Puccini Opera Masterpiece at a Majestic Setting Dr. Tiffany Chang – Conductor Adrienne Boris – Stage Director It’s Official! The dates are set, casting has been completed (see listing below), and tickets are now on sale for the NEMPAC Opera Project’s production of La Bohème through Eventbrite . As if the glorious music performed by a

NEMPAC Opera Project Presents La BohemeNEMPAC Opera Project Presents La Boheme

Summer Programs 2015

Imagine Your Child Performing on the Big Stage! North End Music and Performing Arts Centers (NEMPAC) is partnering with the Boston Landmarks Orchestra for a special Children’s Italian Music Concert at the Hatch Shell on August 5th. Youth singers of all ability levels are invited to participate. We will NOT turn down any student due

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Final Days to Support NEMPAC Children’s Scholarship Fund

With only days left to fulfill our goal, we are hoping that you will consider supporting this worthy mission.  Every child deserves an opportunity to create, explore and fall in love with music! NEMPAC awards over $5,000 each year in children’s need-based music scholarships. These scholarships provide an opportunity for over 20 children to participate in private

Intermediate & Advanced Italian Classes Starting Soon

NEMPAC is offering both Intermediate and Advanced Adult Italian Classes starting the last week of April. If you are interested in expanding your command of the Italian language, there is still time to sign up. The Intermediate course is for those who have completed Italian level I. Focus is placed on building skills acquired, through

NEMPAC Looking for Summer Interns

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is looking for interns to work with our teaching staff this  summer. Interns would be assisting them with the Music Theatre and Instrumental program offerings for children ages 4-14. In addition, we would be looking for interns to assist with the NEMPAC Summer Concert Series event set-up and coordination; Community Outreach events; general

Are You Ready for Some Shakespeare?

Ever wonder why people go see Hamlet?  NEMPAC’s Board Member and North End Neighbor, Doug Bowen-Flynn aims to look at the various perspectives of Shakespeare’s life and why Shakespeare has made such a legendary impact. Doug is directing and performing in this fabulous event! Known as the Bard of Avon, Shakespeare’s ingenious craftsmanship with words

NEMPAC Opera Project Presents La Bohème

It’s Official! The dates are set, casting has been completed, and tickets are now on sale for the NEMPAC Opera Project’s production of La Bohème on June 25-27. All shows start at 7:30 p.m. As if the glorious music performed by a full orchestra conducted by Dr. Tiffany Chang, exceptional singers, and a timeless love story were

New Adult Workshop at NEMPAC – Romantic Operas of Puccini

As with all arts experiences, we tend to enjoy the experiences that we have a frame of reference for, such as seeing a favorite band play familiar songs, or seeing an art exhibit where you know a personal history of the artist. Often, we go to see a performance and say, “that was great (or

NEMPAC and Boston Landmarks Orchestra Summer Workshops & Concert at the Hatchshell

North End Music and Performing Arts Centers (NEMPAC) is partnering with the Boston Landmarks Orchestra for a special Children’s Italian Music Concert at the Hatch Shell on August 5th. Youth singers of all ability levels are invited to participate. We will not turn down any student due to program costs. This is an exceptional opportunity

Spring registration is open for Private Music Instruction!

Are you a current student and want to continue your spring lessons? Are you a music enthusiast looking to finally start learning an instrument of your choice? Please contact us at rrc@nempacboston.org and we will help you get started today!

SPRING Children’s Class Registration is OPEN!

Spring Class Session: 10 Weeks, Monday April 8th – Saturday June 20, 2015 Spring is ALMOST here! And it’s time to open Spring Registration for Children’s Classes and our Early Childhood Music Program. Deadlines: All new students must register online by Wednesday, March 25th. Returning students may reserve by March 20th for all classes with

Amore Opera Concert Postponed to Saturday, Feb. 28

Due to interruptions to our upcoming concert preparations, public transit, and our neighborhood safety caused by the recent snow storms, we will be postponing our “AMORE” Opera Concert to Saturday, Feb. 28th at 7:30 p.m. at the Old North Church. We wish you all a very Happy Valentine’s Day and please stay safe as the forecast calls for

NEMPAC brings Boston Symphony Orchestra experience to Eliot School 5th Graders

Two interactive music workshops led by Trumpeter, Kyle Spraker! NEMPAC visiting teaching artist and trumpeter, Kyle Spraker, made a special visit with the Eliot BPS Innovation School 5th graders last week. The educational workshops led by Mr. Spraker were designed to prepare the students for their special visit with NEMPAC to the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Announcing Peter Pan Jr the Musical this Spring 2015!

NEMPAC Children & Teens PETER PAN Jr the Musical! NOW ENROLLING!   PERFORMANCES:  Thurs, May 12th and Sat, May 14th 2015   AUDITIONS: Friday, February 27th, 4 – 5:30 p.m.  (for both age groups)   REHEARSALS: Advanced Troupe (Ages 10 – 14) : Friday’s March 6th – May 8th, 2015 and Monday’s Apr. 6th – May 11th,

NEMPAC Closed for Snow Emergency Tues 1/27 & Wed 1/28

NEMPAC will be closed, following the BPS School Closings, on both Tuesday, January 27th and Wednesday, January 28th. At this time, regular class and lesson schedules are planned to resume on Thursday, January 29th. Please be safe in the storm!

NEMPAC Private Music Lessons are ON tonight!

Private lessons will be ON tonight, Monday- January 26th, 2015, at NEMPAC. If you are a student and worried about travel, please notify your instructor to work out a make up lesson time. Thanks!

NEMPAC Presents 4th Annual Amore Concert

Amore, l’amour, Liebe, love… Transcending love in all languages is music. For the 4th year, the Amore concert highlights the passion, the pain, and the joy of love with repertoire spanning from Monteverdi to Puccini to Rodgers & Hammerstein. Whether in Italian, French, German, or English, the truth of love is universal. Join us Friday, February 13, 2015,

NEMPAC Concert: “I Have a Dream…” – A Memorable Evening

On a bitterly cold night, familiar and new friends of NEMPAC ventured out to experience a powerfully moving concert at the North Bennet Street School entitled “I Have a Dream…” in celebration of Martin Luther King Day. Artistic Director Christina Wright-Ivanova, pianist, was joined by four exceptional artists, Stephen Marotto, cello; Jessica Nicolet, soprano; Kristin

Announcing the NEMPAC Professional Children’s Chorus: La Boheme

This June, NEMPAC will present a full production of Puccini’s La Boheme at Faneuil Hall- the Great Hall. As if the glorious music, terrific singers and timeless story were not enough, this opera also contains a children’s chorus! A handful of NEMPAC music students were selected to take part in this production, and we are

American Music Concert…”‘I Have a Dream” January 16th 2015

NEMPAC Winter Concert Series presents a very exciting Concert Program, “I Have a Dream”, in Celebration of MLK Day. The concert’s Artistc Director, Dr. Christina Wright-Ivanova, culminates a unique program full of beautiful repertoire played by some of Boston’s finest musicians.The event will be held on Friday, January 16th at 7:30 p.m. at the North Bennet

A Symphony of Joy…Through the Gifts You Give

At this time of year, there are many events where we witness how the dedication of all those who lend their talents and support impact the success of NEMPAC’s programs. Our biggest reward is witnessing the bright eyes of excitement on the faces of each of the children as they perform a song, a choreographed

February Vacation Week Program

The Paper Orchestra Program is a student’s first encounter with both their instrument and participation in a performing ensemble. The students will go through this program from Monday to Friday for 4 hours a day to complete this introductory program. During that time they learn each part of their instrument, proper posture, regular care, and basic techniques like bow holds, rest and ready