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"Community in Harmony"
El Sistema Somerville presents:
"Community in Harmony," a collaborative choir and orchestra concert, featuring El Sistema Somerville, the Somerville High School Music Department and local Guest Artists.
Works to include Handel's Hallelujah Chorus from The Messiah and others by Vivaldi, Mussorsgky, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, and Pachabel. Doors open at 6:30 PM, concert begins at 7:00 PM.
The event is free and open to the public and will be held at the East Somerville Community School- Edgerly at 8 Bonair. Donations of gently used children's dress clothes as well as cash donations are kindly accepted.
El Sistema Somerville is proud to be a program of the City of Somerville and the Somerville Public Schools, with the generous support of numerous partners and friends.
|Where||East Somerville Community School (temporary locations) 8 Bonair St, Somerville, MA 02145|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||6:30 pm–8:00 pm|
|Phone||617-625-6600 x 6388|
More About East Somerville Community School (temporary locations)
This K-8 school's mission is "to provide a total educational experience of the highest quality, nurtured within an atmosphere of high expectations, mutual respect, and commitment to excellence." Their motto is "Every Student Can Succeed."
The student body comprises speakers of over 16 different languages, and 73.9% of students have a first language other than English. The school celebrates this diversity and emphasizes multicultural programs and understanding. It is the home of Unidos, a two-way language and cultural immersion program that teaches Spanish to English speakers and English to Spanish speakers.
Afterschool programs are offered, and the PTA is active and involved, focusing both on student issues and offering parent workshops. The social-emotional curriculum, Second Step, is taught to all students in grades 5-8 and lessons are given to grades 1 and 2. Principal Dr. Holly Hatch leads the school.
Damaged by fire in December 2007, the East Somerville Community School is currently holding classes at four temporary locations: