Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester and The Sedgwick Family of Worcester present a family concert:
Three Plus One
Saturday, April 2, 2016
The Great Hall at Pakachoag Church
203 Pakachoag Street
Auburn, MA 01501
Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester presents a free Faculty Concert with the Sedgwick Family on Saturday, April 2nd. Debby Sedgwick, of Worcester, a Pakachoag piano faculty member, will be joined by her sons Dan and Eric, also pianists. Marji Gere, violinist and wife of Dan, will round out the family program.
The family will play piano works by Bach, Chopin and Granados (selections from the suite Goyescas); also a Brahms sonata for Violin and Piano .
Dan Sedgwick, pianist and composer, holds a doctorate in composition from Rice University and an A.B. with concentration in Music from Harvard. His music compositions have been performed by the Apple Hill Chamber Players, the Houston Boychoir and the Eupraxia Arts Collective, among others. Dan currently works as a teaching assistant at Harvard.
Eric Sedgwick is New York-based pianist, accompanist and vocal coach whose clients have appeared on Broadway and in opera houses around the world.
Currently, Eric is a staff coach at the Manhattan School of Music and holds positions with Opera Singers Initiatives, the Art Song Preservation Society of New York, Riverfront Opera and the Stonewall Chorale. He also frequently appears with Broadway Concerts Direct alongside such artists as Marni Nixon, Leona Mitchell and Sarah Rice. Recently he has served as accompanist for Cutting Edge Concerts’s productions at Symphony Space, for Carnegie Hall’s Carmina Burana Project, and for Thomas Stacy’s English Horn Seminar in Carmel, CA.
A native of Worcester, Mr. Sedgwick holds a Masters degree in piano performance from the Manhattan School of Music as a student of Marc Silverman, and a B.A. in English Literature from Brown University, summa cum laude.
Pakachoag faculty member Debby Sedgwick is an active musician, studying piano and playing collaboratively with other musicians.
Marji Gere, Violin and wife of Dan, is a member of the Boston based Red Hedgehog Trio.
The program is free and open to the public. Donations will be gratefully accepted in support of the School’s Save the Instruments Fund which helps maintain the School’s 6 pianos, a harpsichord, and student violin.
The School extends its thanks to Pakachoag Church which is providing the Great Hall and Steinway Concert Grand for this concert. The program is sponsored by Security Engineered Machinery and Paul and Patti Verderese.