Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events:

Me2/Boston annual picnic
Monday, August 31, 2015

Al Jazeera screen shot1 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Let’s kick off the season with our first-ever Me2/Boston picnic! Open to Me2/ musicians and their families only.

Me2/Burlington annual picnic
Thursday, September 3, 2015
5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Upper Shelter, Oakledge Park, South Burlington VT
We’ll kick off the upcoming concert season with our 3rd annual picnic at Oakledge. Open to Me2/ musicians, Board members, and their families only.

Me2/Burlington: Rehearsals begin for the 2015–2016 concert season!
Thursday, September 10, 2015
7:15 – 9:00 p.m.
South Burlington High School, Dorset StreetTwo Musicians at a recent rehearsal
New members of all ages and playing abilities are invited to join us for this rehearsal to
kick off the new season. If you are interested, please email info@me2orchestra.org
or call Caroline Whiddon at 802-238-8369.

Me2/Boston: Rehearsals begin for the 2015–2016 concert season!
Monday, September 14, 2015
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Hope Central Church, Jamaica Plain MA
New members of all ages and playing abilities are invited to join us for this rehearsal to
kick off the new season. If you are interested, please email info@me2orchestra.org
or call Caroline Whiddon at 802-238-8369.

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ArtWeek Open Rehearsal
Monday, September 28, 2015
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Hope Central Church, Jamaica Plain
Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes in an orchestra rehearsal? Join Me2/ (“me, too”) for an up-close and personal look at our rehearsal process. Meet the musicians, ask questions, and enjoy refreshments with us after the rehearsal. During this ArtWeek open rehearsal, guests are invited to sit near the players during the rehearsal, providing an intimate look at the conductor, music and instruments. People living with mental illnesses are especially encouraged to attend. Everyone is welcomed and we promise a stigma-free environment.

Dept of Psychiatry, Mental Health Awareness Week Grand Rounds presents:
An Interview with Ronald Braunstein and Caroline Whiddon, co-founders of Me2/Orchestra

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Health Sciences Center, Lecture Hall 6
Stony Brook, NY

Me2/Burlington concert: King Street Youth Center
Thursday, October 22, 2015
6:30 p.m.
Free; doors open to public promptly at 6:30 p.m. (following King Street’s monthly family dinner)

87 King St, Burlington
This is Me2/’s first time performing for the young people and their families at King Street. We can’t wait!


Past Events:

Me2/Boston performed at Mental Health Awareness Day
Boston Children’s Museum (308 Congress St, Boston)
Saturday, May 23 at 2:00 p.m.
The orchestra performed as part of the annual celebration of
Mental Health hosted by the Boston Children’s Museum.

Me2/Burlington performed at Urban Pardes event
Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m.
DB Clarke Theatre, Concordia University
Montreal, Quebec
Me2/Burlington made its international premiere with soloist Paul Merkelo,
principal trumpet of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra! The program included the final movement of Hummel’s Trumpet Concerto, Coriolan Overture by Beethoven, and two movements from Dvorak’s Symphony No. 8.

Me2/Burlington Spring Concert
Thursday, April 30 at 8:00 p.m.
Contois Auditorium, Burlington City Hall
Free admission; donations acceptedPCC_Horizontallogo
Conductor Ronald Braunstein led the orchestra in works by
Dvorak and Beethoven. This performance was generously
sponsored by PCC, with additional support from the Vermont Community Foundation’s Concert Artists Fund.