Come and sing along with our choir. We love to listen to this group of folks. They have a wonderful sound. Come and hear them this Sunday.
Music and choir director: Carol Graves
Carole Graves serves as a Music and Choir Director here at the First Church Unitarian of Marlboro-Hudson. With graduate studies from Yale and Boston Conservatory, she is passionate about teaching music to all ages and helping congregational members express their spirituality through music.
She has extensive experience working as an instrumentalist, music and choir director. Previous engagements include the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Music Initiative Program, the Boston Ballet, Boston Conservatory Ensembles and Choruses and many others. She performs regularly in front of audiences giving solo recitals for numerous venues. She has collaborated with many artists, both vocalists and instrumentalists, for over 2 decades.
She has been a faithful member and contributor to the activities of several musicians’ circle organizations including the Chopin Musicians’ Club and the Chaminade Musicians’ Clubs in Providence, RI, since 1983. She has been an active participant in the quarterly Music Rating Festivals sponsored by the Rhode Island Music Teacher’s Association where, for more than a decade, panel judges have consistently awarded Ms. Graves with Superior Ratings. She is the First Prize recipient of the prestigious Baldwin Piano RI State Competition in 1990. She is the First Prize winner of the Clavier’s Composer’s Competition in 1992.
Ms. Graves enjoys developing creative programming in the musical arts. She is very active as a Music Director and founder of numerous music festivals in collaborative sponsorship with private and public organizations In previous years, she has developed concerts and festival events for both Boston University and the ARC of Rhode Island. She devotes her time to providing therapeutic music to the elderly as well. She frequently performs for independent facilities, particularly for those suffering with Alzheimer’s, a debilitating neurological condition. She enjoys sharing her expertise and knowledge of music and piano to adults and children and teaches students from her organization, Legato Music Studios located in Waltham, MA.
Please visit her website for more information, www.CaroleGraves.com