El Sistema Somerville and East Somerville Main Streets will be presenting “Sounds of the City, Music of the World,” a free cross-cultural workshop and concert each First Tuesday of the Month at the East Somerville Community School, 8 Bonair Street. The workshop will be from 3:30-4:30 p.m. with a concert from 5:00-5:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public. A light reception will follow each event.
The series is funded in part by the Somerville Arts Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and will feature the following artists:
Tuesday, February 5
Ewe Drumming and Dance from Ghana
Featured Artist: Agbekor Society
Tuesday, March 5
Bach Didn’t Play the Piano?
Baroque Chamber Works
Featured Artist: Marilyn Boenau & Friends
Tuesday, April 2
Exploring Improvisation on String Instruments
Featured Artist: Matt Glaser
Tuesday, May 7
Featured Artist: The Boston Public String Quartet
For more information, email info@SistemaSomerville.org or call 617-625-6600 X 6388.