Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


October 10, 2013

Out & About: Young musicians tune up for BYSO season


The night will include a cash bar and finger foods. Tickets are $25 and available at

Guest piano recital at Cochran Chapel

Pianist Gabriel Chodos, who led the piano department at New England Conservatory for 25 years, visits Cochran Chapel at Phillips Academy to perform a recital on Friday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m.

A teacher, concert performer and recording artist, Chodos also spent many summers as a mainstay of the Aspen Music Festival faculty. He has performed throughout the U.S., Europe, Japan and Israel, including appearances as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Aspen Chamber Symphony, Radio Philharmonic Orchestra of Holland and Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. A winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition in New York, Chodos also received a Fulbright Scholarship, Martha Baird Rockefeller grants and an NEA Solo Recitalists Grant. He has also given master classes and lecture-demonstrations around the world.

Admission is free. For more information, contact the Phillips Academy Music Department at 978-749-4260 or email

AHS Cabaret takes a note from Broadway

Have you ever wanted to be someone else for the day? Have you wondered what it would be like to be in someone else’s shoes?

The Andover High School Choral Department is switching roles next weekend as it presents a night of “dress-up” showcasing famous Broadway characters.

More than 100 students will stage the night of Broadway memories both old and new as part of the fifth annual Andover High School Cabaret on Friday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Collins Center on Shawsheen Road. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students; the public is invited. For tickets or more information, visit or call 978-623-8616.

Musical harvest opens library music series

Harpist Aine Minogue will kick off the Friends of Memorial Hall Library’s 2013-2014 concert series on Sunday, Oct. 20, at 2:30 p.m. at the 2 North Main St. library.

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