Welcome to Duxbury Music Festival
An intensive program for solo and chamber instrumental performance
Performances open on July 17 and close July 29
Students and Faculty: July 13-30
DMF 2016 program booklet
Billy Joel's Lead Guitarist to Perform at The Piano Man Concert
David Brown, guitarist will be performing in The Piano Man: Billy Joel cabaret concert on Tuesday, July 19 at 6:30 pm in Assembly Hall at First Parish Church. David played lead guitar for Billy Joel and is featured on all his records from 1978 (52nd Street) through 1989 (Stormfront). During those years he accompanied Billy and the rest of the band on each world tour. This is a not to be missed DMF concert!
The Piano Man: Billy Joel concert is generously sponsored by Frank Wisneski and Lynn Dale. Purchase tickets
Duxbury Music Festival Brick Donation Program
Extended through August 2016!
Duxbury Music Festival sincerely thanks the friends listed below for contributing $2500 or more to the 2015 Duxbury Music Festival's 10th Anniversary Season. In recognition of these leadership gifts, each donor will be receiving an engraved brick in the Ellison Center for the Arts walkway. The brick walkway unveiling will take place on Sunday, October 25th at a special event.
The DMF brick donation program will be extended throughout the next year. For more information or to make a donation contact Amy Schomp at email@example.com or 781-749-7565 ext. 19.
|2015 Audio Highlights|
South Shore Conservatory proudly presents the DUXBURY MUSIC FESTIVAL, 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 the belief that this enrichment endures in the lives of its participants, the Duxbury Music Festival is located in an idyllic seaside community, thirty-five miles south of Boston and twenty miles north of Cape Cod.
The Duxbury Music Festival is an intensive program for the study and performance of solo and chamber repertoire for undergraduate and graduate students and adult professionals. Festival Director, Stephen Deitz, has gathered to this historic and picturesque town a renowned faculty who offer chamber performances, as well as individual instruction and ensemble coaching.
A select group of approximately 20 students will participate in multiple private lessons and intensive ensemble coachings as well as a variety of daily performance opportunities. A generous allocation of time for daily practice ensures that students will have the opportunity to reap the benefits of their lessons and coachings.
The program includes: three 1-hour private lessons, four 1-hour ensemble coachings, 5 student recitals, four faculty concerts, solo and chamber music master classes, solo and chamber ensemble competitions, a Winners Concert, generous practice time, bayside room and board, numerous pool parties and barbecues, a sailing event on Duxbury Bay and excursions to nearby Duxbury Beach.
Audiences are invited to purchase tickets for the Festival's Opening Concert, the four faculty concerts and the Winners Concert. Performances will be held at the Conservatory's Ellison Center for the Arts, and in seaside homes or other private venues.
DMF Photo Gallery
Visit our Facebook page to view high resolution photo highlights from past seasons!
South Shore Conservatory announces the publication of SOUND BITES, Duxbury Music Festival Favorite Recipes
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Accessibility: The Ellison Center for the Arts, First Parish Church and the Village at Duxbury are fully handicapped accessible. For more information regarding a visit to the Ellison Center for the Arts review Know Before You Go. For information regarding the accessibility at other Duxbury Music Festival venues please contact Amy Schomp at 781-749-7565 ext. 19 or the South Shore Conservatory office at the Ellison Center for the Arts at 781-934-2731 ext. 11.
Accomodations: A limited number of large-print programs will be available at each performance for guests with low vision/vision impairments. At the Ellison Center for the Arts, we can accommodate a variety of special seating requests (chairs with armrests, extra space for a wheelchair or a service animal). If you would benefit from these accommodations, please identify yourself to one of our volunteers so they can assist you.