Music Classes for All Ages

RYMAN VOICE AND PIANO STUDIO About Sarah Ryman: Sarah lives and maintains a private voice and piano studio in Chelmsford, MA and serves on several faculty positions in neighboring music schools.  She is a huge advocate for early childhood music and basic music education for everyone.  She teaches all levels,…

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Get Yourself Painting – Daytime Dec-Jan

Do you love to paint? Are you always up for a paint-night and feeling eager or ready to paint your own ideas? This class is for those of you who want guidance and support moving to another level with YOUR painting or drawing. CCA Artist-in-Residence, Trina Teele will teach basic…

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Dec. 7th: 6th Annual Holiday Party Pops!

Dec. 7 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm Tickets $15 general, $10 Members/Seniors, $5 Students HERE or at the CCA Join Director Arthur Bakopolus and the Chelmsford Jazz Ensemble with Special Guests for the 6th Annual Holiday Party Pops! A wonderful concert to usher in the holidays with a visit…

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Dec. 14th: Patty Larkin

Dec. 14th at 8:00 pm Tickets General Admission $25, Purchase HERE or at the CCA Patty Larkin redefines the boundaries of folk-urban pop music with her inventive guitar wizardry and uncompromising vocals and lyrics. Acoustic Guitar hails her soundscape experiments while Rolling Stone praises her evocative and sonic shading. She has…

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Dec. 18: Joy of Paint! “Two Koi Fish”

Join us on Wednesday night.  The Joy of Paint class will run from 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm. Register Today click here or call the CCA at 978-250-3780 Join resident artist Trina Teele for a single session, family-friendly painting class. You’ll finish your painting in one night! Classes are designed for beginners and…

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Dec. 27th: Open Mic

Come and join Charlie Smith in an evening of live performance as local artists practice their craft in front of a live (and welcoming!) audience! Sign ups start at 7:30, show starts at 8pm $5 at the door, cash bar

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Jan. 10th and 11th: Illumination Opera Cabaret Style!

Friday, Jan. 10 at 8:00 pm Tickets $15 Saturday, Jan. 11 at 8:00 pm Tickets $15  Illumination Opera presents 3 Comic Operas Cabaret Style! Open seating at cocktail tables. Have a glass of wine, beer, or a seasonal martini while you enjoy 90 minutes of laughter… The evening opens with…

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Jan. 18th: Weather Control Blues Band

7:30 pm, $10 HERE or at the door Weather Control Blues Band is a great, fun blues act started in 2018, rehearsing for a year, and hitting the stages in 2019 with Jose Gonzalez, bass; Jennifer Spaziani, drums; Mike Loce, guitar; and Dan Magarell, guitar and sax.   Many great…

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Jan. 19th: Kids’ Open Mic

Come one and all for an Open mic, hosted by our very own Charlie ! You can sing, dance, tell a story or play an instrument! We want to create a safe space for kids to practice getting in front of a crowd! So come and perform, or cheer on…

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Jan. 24th: Troubled Waters

7:00 pm, Suggested donation $5 to benefit the CCA Join us for the premiere screening of Troubled Waters by film maker Dianne Sherratt-Steimel Throughout the history of New England, the Merrimack River has played a vital role for the many communities that line it’s shores. In the 1800’s, it supplied power…

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Jan. 26th: Classical Conjuring for Kids!

Sunday, Jan. 26 at 2:00 pm Tickets $5 Children, $10 Adults Purchase invidual tickets HERE Purchase the series and SAVE 20%! Adults $40 and Kids $25 for 5 events. Click HERE An afternoon of magic with Ryan Lally and friends will dispel the winter blues. Kids and adults won’t believe…

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Jan. 31: Open Mic

Come and join Charlie Smith in an evening of live performance as local artists practice their craft in front of a live (and welcoming!) audience! Sign ups start at 7:30, show starts at 8pm $5 at the door, cash bar

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Feb. 7th: The John Funkhouser Group

8:00 pm, Tickets $15 HERE or at the door The John Funkhouser Group’s music is full of empathy, swing, profound intimacy, joy and playfulness. Their music is engaging and eclectic, with influences from South Africa, the Great American Songbook, Appalachia, India, New Orleans, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and much more. Along with…

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Feb. 23rd: The Great Chelmsford Cupcake Fest!

Sunday, Feb. 23 at 2:00 pm CCA FAMILY SERIES Tickets $2 Click HERE to purchase It’s back! Your chance to be the “Ace of Cupcakes” or just be the judge. Vote for your favorite decorated cupcake, win a cupcake in our cupcake walk, enjoy music, and more. A fun winter…

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March 29th: Pirate School!

Sunday, March 29 at 2:00 pm CCA FAMILY SERIES Tickets $10 Children, $15 Adults Purchase HEREh Pirate School! is a madcap, swashbuckling solo show created and performed by veteran New York actor David Engel. Pirate Professor Billy Bones teaches the finer points of lighthearted mischief and offers up zany lessons…

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April 19th: Kites for Kids! with Glenn Davison

April 19 at 2:00 pm Tickets $8.00 per kite, all materials included Purchase HERE Building and flying your own kite is fun and rewarding. In less than an hour you can build a kite that will fly better than many kites you would buy in a store and you gain…

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May 3rd: UKESTRA! with Mike Loce

Sunday, May 3 at 2:00 pm CCA FAMILY SERIES Tickets Children $7, Adults $15 Purchaes HERE Everyone will enjoy an afternoon with New Hampshire’s first ukulele ensemble, under the direction of Mike Loce. Kids and adults can sing along and dance in the aisles! Purchase the series and SAVE 20%!…

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May 8th: Sarah Ryman, soprano, Amuse-bouche!

8:00 pm Tickets $20 HERE or at the CCA Sarah Ryman, soprano, will be giving a recital with the theme “Amuse-bouche.” What is an amuse-bouche? Quite literally it is French for “mouth amuser.” WARNING: AThis will not be your typical classical voice recital. This will be an adults only evening…

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