NEW collaboration with the Boston Classical Guitar Society will bring four great guitar ensembles and soloists to the Parish Center for the Arts in Westford 2019-2020. Combined with our Piano Heritage and Chamber Music series, the season will feature an afternoon classical concert almost every month of the season.
David Newsam, Guitar
Margaret Helfer Herlehy, Oboe
David Newsam is a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston, where he works as an Assistant Professor of Guitar. He also directs the Guitar program at the University of New Hampshire. Newsam performs solo and group engagements throughout New England and is a former Director of the Boston Classical Guitar Society.
Margaret Helfer Herlehy received her formal training at the University of Michigan and Sarah Lawrence College, where she remained as Artist in Residence for a five year tenure. Born into a musical family in New Rochelle, New York, she has studied with and coached world renowned artists — including Lois Wann (Pittsburgh Symphony, Julliard School), Claus Adam (Julliard String Quartet), Arno Mariotti (Detroit Symphony), Chester Biscardi(Composer), and prolific 12 tone composer Meyer Kupferman. Herlehy is an active chamber musician and performer throughout the United States and Europe. Her performance career began as a soloist and chamber musician in New York City, premiering over 20 works for oboe at Carnegie Recital Hall. She is a resident artist in Music at the University of New Hampshire, and she performs with the faculty trio Sospiri.
Seating and tickets
$20 General admission, $17 Member / Senior, $10 Teen / College, $5 Youth
Doors open at 3:30 p.m.
Concert hall seating
New – no online transaction fees!
Door sales – cash or check only
Music students (up to 2) free with paid adult.