January 29, 2023

Holiday Concert at the Essex Library

Member of the CMS Adult Ensemble, from back row, L. to R.; Tom Briggs, Madeleine Favre, Cecelia Mezger, Art Meister, Linnea Hagstrom, Jenifer Grant, Roger LeCompte, and Caswell Haskell. Front row; Anne Bing, Suzanne Haskell, Christine Murphy, and Judith Anderson.

The Essex Library will host an eclectic holiday concert by the Community Music School’s Adult Ensemble on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 7 P.M. The group, led by Tom Briggs, will perform a lively, wide-ranging selection of music celebrating the festive season, along with some surprises.  Formed during the fall of 2009, the ensemble is open to adults who play any instrument at an intermediate or advanced level. Director Tom Briggs also serves as arranger for the group, and new members are always welcome.

The concert is free, but reservations are requested, and may be made by calling the Essex Library at 860-767-1560.
 Community Music School, located in Centerbrook, also offers a New Horizons Band for adult beginners, a group voice class, a string ensemble, and of course private lessons.  For information about any of the programs, visit www.community-music-school.org, or call the school office at (860) 767-0026.