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Solos & Small Groups - Sign up for a solo or round up a few friends for a small group performance. All genres of music welcome (yes, we mean all genres). Piano, music stands, and chairs provided. You must supply any additional equipment needed. Intimate venue. Location: UVMC; Time: 12 - 6 pm
Music Together (Toddlers and parents) - Sing and dance like you are three years old. Correction: with your three year old. Our experienced Music Together faculty lead sessions for 0-5 year olds and their parents. Location: Colburn Park; Time: 9 - 10 am or 10 - 11 am
Pickup Chorus - Come sing with friends and neighbors conducted by Jane Woods. All voice parts welcome. Sheet music provided and a few songs taught by ear. No preparation required. Location: Lebanon First Congregational Church; Time: 9:30 - 10:30
Pickup Orchestra - Come sight read with fellow musicians and conductor Mark Nelson. All orchestral instruments welcome. Experience reading music will be helpful. No preparation required. Bring a music stand and your instrument. Location: Lebanon First Congregational Church; Time: 11 am - 12 pm
Pickup Band - Gather in Colburn Park to sight read band favorites with friends and conductor Mark Nelson. All wind, brass and percussion band instruments welcome. Experience reading music will be helpful. No preparation required. Bring a music stand and your instrument. Location: Colburn Park; Time: 12 - 1 pm
Suzuki Alumni Play In - A play in for anyone who grew up studying in a Suzuki Program. All instruments welcome. Lead by UVMC’s Suzuki faculty, we’ll play all of your favorites, including, of course, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. Location: Colburn Park; Time 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Jazz Jam - Bring your favorite jazz standards and jam. Lead by UVMC Faculty Michael Zsoldos. Location: UVMC; Time: 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Pub Jam - Play traditional fiddle tunes lead by fiddler George Fowler. All instruments welcome. Location: Salt Hill; Time: 7 - 9 pm
On the Town - We bring music to Sing & Play 50k sponsors. A musical adventure for all involved.
UVMC Ensemble Concerts - Concerts featuring Upper Valley Chamber Orchestra, Juneberry Chorus, the Suzuki Program, the Voice Studio and more will take place throughout the day. If you're not playing or singing, come out to hear your friends perform.
Official Audience Member - Performers need people to share their music with. You'll receive an 'I Applaud!' button and be responsible for showering performers with enthusiastic applause. Parents of children participating are automatically Official Audience Members :)
Online Performance – If you’re out of town on May 19, you can still be a part of the music making. Pre-record your performance and post to YouTube or live-stream from anywhere in the world on Facebook. Visit www.uvmusic.org/sp50k for details.