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NEMPAC Moves 2020 Perform-a-thon Online to Benefit Music Scholarships

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will host its sixth annual Perform-a-thon for music scholarships and educational programs on Saturday, May 30, ALL DAY online through Zoom. For their Perform-a-thon, NEMPAC will schedule back-to-back performances throughout the entire day and are encouraging every student to participate. Using the same platform as our Read More…

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North End Music & Performing Arts Center “Ask an Expert Series” & Performer Interview

As part of the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC)’s livestream programming during this time of social distancing due to COVID-19, NEMPAC has launched their “Ask an Expert” Series. This week, local composers answer questions about their creative process and the unique challenges of being a successful composer in their chosen genre. NEMPAC’s Heather and Read More…

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North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Faculty Interview & Virtual Programs May 19–22

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is hosting free and tuition-based livestream programming during this time of social distancing due to COVID-19. See the schedule for the week of May 18th below. Follow NEMPAC on Instagram to join the live Instagram classes (marked with the colorful camera icon) and email Education Programs Director Allie Carufel to Read More…

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Balcony Opera Continues on Saturdays

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has announced the continuation of “The Joy of Music,” a socially distanced concert series, in collaboration with Tresca, every Saturday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. NEMPAC joined with Tresca last weekend to bring opera from Ray Bourque’s Table 77 balcony in Boston’s North End. The move to lift Read More…

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North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Teacher Appreciation Week [Videos]

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) community shared their warmth and appreciation between students and faculty during last week’s Teacher Appreciation Week. Students expressed their gratitude to instructors through the mash-up video above. NEMPAC faculty responded with their own heartfelt words in the video below. NEMPAC’s weekly open mic night continues to bring Read More…

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North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Faculty Interview & Virtual Programs May 12–15

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is hosting free and tuition-based livestream programming during this time of social distancing due to COVID-19. See the schedule for the week of May 11th below. Follow NEMPAC on Instagram to join the live Instagram classes (marked with the colorful camera icon) and email Education Programs Director Allie Carufel to Read More…

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Opera From the Balcony in Boston’s North End [Video]

Taking a cue from when they sang opera from balconies during the COVID-19 quarantine in Italy, the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) joined with Tresca to bring opera from Ray Bourque’s Table 77 balcony in Boston’s North End. Performing on Sunday, Mother’s Day, were soprano Carina DiGianfilippo who sings internationally and tenor Fran Rogers Read More…

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NEMPAC to Host Special Faculty Open Mic Night in Honor of Teacher Appreciation Week

On Friday, May 8th at 6 p.m. the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will host its free open mic night as a special faculty edition! This event will be emceed by Allie Meek-Carufel, Educational Programs Director & Music Theatre Instructor via Zoom.  There will be 10+ professional, talented faculty performers ranging from Read More…

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Social Distance Dash May 1–3 to Support NEMPAC

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is participating as a non-profit beneficiary of the upcoming Social Distance Dash this weekend, May 1–3, 2020. We are all stuck at home together. Working from our living rooms, having conference calls interrupted by barking dogs, homeschooling kids and trying to do it all. Naturally, our Read More…

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Q&A with North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Executive Director; Virtual Programs Week of Apr. 27

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is hosting free and tuition-based livestream programming during this time of social distancing due to COVID-19. See the schedule for the week of April 27 below, including a Q&A with Executive Director Sherri Snow on Tuesday, April 28. Follow NEMPAC on Instagram to join the live Instagram classes Read More…

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NEMPAC’s Open Mic Nights Share Joy and Inspiration Through Music

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has been hosting weekly open mic nights every Friday since April 3rd, which has turned into a spectacle of people sharing music together to spread peace and comfort in these unprecedented times. The open mic night mash-up video below is a culmination of three weeks worth of performers, many people around our Read More…