Music Fills the Streets this Saturday in Northampton

16th Annual SPRINGFEST Event to Take Over Downtown Northampton

Northampton Community Music Center fills the streets of Northampton with music by musicians of all ages this Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 11am-4pm.

On Saturday, May 22nd, students and faculty of the Northampton Community Music Center will take to the streets for a day of public performances and festivities. From 11:00am to 4:00pm, the city will be filled with musicians of all ages playing a wide variety of instruments and musical styles. For a schedule of performances, click here.

Along with continuous performances throughout the day, NCMC will be introducing their new Suzuki guitar instructor, Jeremy Milligan, at the Court House at 1:30pm. Stop by for the free demonstration! Staff, students, and community members will be selling Springfest T-shirts and baked goods throughout the day as well.

The Northampton Community Music Center is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is “to foster the love and pursuit of music within the community through quality musical education, performances, and activities that are accessible to all.” NCMC’s talented faculty offer a diverse range of musical programs to more than 750 participants a year—both adults and children—and bring concerts and other musical events to hundreds more in our surrounding communities, uniting people of all ages and backgrounds through the shared experience of music. NCMC is the only music school in Hampshire County that offers financial aid: no qualifying student has ever been denied scholarship. To find out more about NCMC, give a call at (413) 585-0001.

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