Music Committee

The Music Committee of the Friends of the Weston Public Library oversees the presentation of an annual concert series in the Library’s Community Room. The Committee’s mission is “to promote the appreciation and love of music and to expand the cultural opportunities available in Weston by enabling the Library to present a variety of musical programs which are free and open to the public.”  

This Season, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Music Committee is hosting a Virtual Concert Series of nine performances beginning this December and running through next April. Concerts will be accessible through this webpage, the Weston Media Center’s Videos On Demand service, and on local television channels: Verizon Channel 45 and Comcast Channel 9. After each première, concerts will continue to be available online and on the local cable channels for viewers to enjoy. Audience members on the Committee’s email list (see link below to sign up) will receive links to each performance in advance.

The Committee is grateful to the fabulous artists who have participated in creating this virtual season and to the Library and the Weston Media Center for the technological wizardry that enables us to share our season with you.

If you are interested in applying to perform during an upcoming season of the WPL Music Committee concert series, please submit some basic information and you will be contacted shortly by a member of the music committee.

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Enjoy our popular Sunday concert series from the comfort of home with all new performances. Performances will post at 3:00 PM and will be available on demand thereafter.

Premiering March 21 at 3 PM: Shelley Otis and Fabio Pirozzolo - Harp/Percussion Duo

Shelley Otis and Fabio Pirozzolo - Harp/Percussion DuoEnjoy another performance in the Weston Public Library's popular concert series from the comfort of your home! The Library’s popular Virtual Concert Series continues with an exciting performance by the harp and percussion duo, Shelley Otis and Fabio Pirozzolo. The harp, as a part of many musical traditions throughout the world, has a complex history, varied shapes, and diverse musical forms. This program will showcase some of those harp traditions, and in between songs, Shelley will weave tidbits of cultural information and historical background into this informative and entertaining concert/lecture hybrid. She and Fabio will play songs from Chile, Italy, Mali, Macedonia, and Ireland, among other places. Shelley holds a degree in piano performance from Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music and composes and arranges music of all types for the harp. Fabio is an Italian drummer, percussionist and singer, who graduated summa cum laude in 2004 from Berklee College of Music and performs virtually any genre of music from jazz to world music to rock.

Massachusetts Cultural Council LogoThis program is supported in part by a grant from the Weston Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. Shelley and Fabio would like to thank the Weston Cultural Council for its support in making this concert possible.

Looking for more from these wonderful musicians? Find them on at shelleyotis.com and fabiopirozzolo.com

This concert will premiere at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 21st on both here on the Library’s Music Committee webpage and the Weston Media Center’s Video on Demand service, as well as on local cable channels. After the première, the concert will continue to be available online and on the cable channels for viewers to enjoy. Visit the Committee’s webpage, above, for more information.