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Music and Arts Week: April 22-29, 2018

The theme of this year’s Music and Arts Week is Imago Dei: The Image of God. We will be celebrating art, music, and dance, offering a variety of events. Something for everyone!

April 22-29
First Baptist Church will be premiering an art exhibit, from April 22nd through the 29th, which explores divinity in humanity through photographs, paintings, and sculptures from artists in the parish. The exhibit features a newly commissioned work by local artist, Diana Ostiguy.
Whitney Room. FREE and open to the public.

April 22
WPI’s Alden Voices, Men’s Glee Club, and mixed Festival Chorus, with alumni from each ensemble, will present the final WPI choral concert of the season. The concert is a showcase of repertoire, highlighting their favorite selections throughout the year, some old traditional songs, and a few new works. 3:00 pm Sanctuary. FREE and open to the public.

April 25
The Worcester Schubertiade will present “A Celebration of Youth,” winners of the November’s Classical Idol Competition, high school and college division. Featuring Yimeng An, Kerrigan Gigelow, Travis Benoit, Ian Hsu, Andrew Lefferts and Joe MacDonald.
7:30 pm Sanctuary, Reception to follow in Gordon Hall. FREE and open to the public.

April 27
The Worcester Folk Orchestra with Myra MacLeod will play music and Caller Don Heinold will lead us through contra dancing. This is a family friendly event and no experience is necessary. Each dance begins with a walkthrough of the steps.
7:00 – 9:30 pm Gordon Hall. $5 per person, $10 maximum per family, college students free.

April 28
We’re painting a mural for youth art expression! All ages welcome. Parents can drop their kids off, but they are also welcome to stay and paint. Snacks provided.
1-3 pm. Youth Lounge. FREE and open to the public.

April 29
First Baptist Church will premier the winner of the 12th Annual Anthem Competition. 10:00 am Worship Service

April 29
The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Community Chamber Music Project comes to Worcester featuring the sublime artistry of BSO members in an afternoon of vivacious music making.
3:00 pm Sanctuary, Reception to follow in Gordon Hall. FREE and open to the public. The free tickets must be procured in advance at the BSO website