Calendar of Events

 

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Me2/Boston in Concert
Monday, October 29, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Marran Theater,  29 Everett Street, Cambridge MA
Doble Campus, Lesley University
This free performance is hosted by the Music Therapy Department at Lesley University. The hour-long concert will feature music by Borodin and Beethoven; testimonies from orchestra musicians; and a Q&A session with the audience. Free and open to the public. Stigma-free, of course!

 

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Saturday, November 10, 2018
11:00 a.m.
Boston’s Engagement Center
**For clients only; closed to the general public
Me2/Boston is the “Orchestra in Residence” at the Engagement Center, a welcoming environment for individuals in need of a space to spend time during the day. In addition to providing a comfortable indoor space off the streets and sidewalks, the engagement center also serves as a space for participants to get connected to the many housing and recovery services offered by the City of Boston and partners in the Newmarket Square area.

Me2/’s 2018-2019 residency at the Engagement Center is sponsored by Sunovion.

 

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Sunday, November 11, 2018
4:00 p.m.
Barre Opera House
6 N. Main Street, Barre VT
This performance is presented by Washington County Mental Health Services. The hour-long program includes music by Leroy Anderson, Handel and Tchaikovsky; testimonies from musicians; and a Q&A with the audience.  More info to come soon!

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Thursday, November 15, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center
Colchester, VT
*closed to the general public*
We are returning to Woodside to perform for the young people who are currently receiving treatment in this facility. Woodside is operated by the VT Department of Children and Families. As stated on their website, “Woodside provides short- and long-term placements and treatment services for youth — in a safe and secure environment. Residents receive medical and psychiatric services in the least-restrictive setting possible given their needs.” It is always a pleasure to perform for the teens and staff members at Woodside.

 

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Pathways to Wellness Conference
Wednesday, May 16
Champlain College, Burlington VT
Me2/ Music Director & Conductor Ronald Braunstein will be a keynote speaker for the conference. More information is available HERE.

 

 

“May is Mental Health Month” concertAriel and Sherry oboes March 2018
Monday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Fuller Mental Health Center
85 E. Newton Street, Boston
Free; open to the general public
Me2/Boston celebrates Mental Health Month with a program featuring music by Dvorak, Mozart and Rossini. This is our first performance at the Fuller Mental Health Center, where our administrative offices are now located. Join us for great music in a stigma-free zone!

 

Me2/Burlington in Concert
Thursday, May 3 at 8:00 p.m.clarinets and bassoons March 2018
Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center
Colchester, VT
*closed to the general public*
We are returning to Woodside to perform for the young people who are currently receiving treatment in this facility. Woodside is operated by the VT Department of Children and Families. As stated on their website, “Woodside provides short- and long-term placements and treatment services for youth — in a safe and secure environment. Residents receive medical and psychiatric services in the least-restrictive setting possible given their needs.” It is always a pleasure to perform for the teens and staff members at Woodside.

 

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Saturday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m.
Southern Vermont Arts Center
Manchester, VT

Presented by United Counseling Service in celebration of their 60th Anniversary. More information is available here.

 

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Sunday, April 22 at 3:00 p.m.
Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak St, Brockton MA
It’s our Brockton debut! Me2/ is thrilled to have been invited to perform on the final day of the Museum’s mental health exhibit, “Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art.”
We will perform music by Dvorak, Mozart and Rossini. To purchase tickets or find more information about the concert, click here.

 

“Spring Kick-Off!”
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1:00 p.m.
Boston’s Engagement Center
**For clients only; closed to the general public
This is Me2/’s second performance at the Engagement Center, a welcoming environment for individuals in need of a space to spend time during the day. In addition to providing a heated indoor space off the streets and sidewalks, the engagement center also serves as a space for participants to get connected to the many housing and recovery services offered by the City of Boston and partners in the Newmarket Square area. This hour-long performance will include music by Dvorak and Rossini and a post-concert reception.

Me2/Boston’s performance at the Engagement Center is made possible by a generous grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.  MCC logo for web use

 

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Thursday, February 8, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Burlington City Hall, Contois Auditorium
149 Church Street, Burlington VT

Free & open to the public; donations accepted
Join us for a performance of Elgar’s Enigma Variations, followed by an informal reception with the musicians and conductor Ronald Braunstein. Come as you are! Enjoy this fabulous music presented in a stigma-free zone. This concert will be streamed LIVE on Facebook! Just “like” Me2/Orchestra and you can watch from the comfort of your own home at 8:00 pm.

 

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Monday, February 5, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Lindemann Mental Health, Boston Room
25 Staniford Street, Boston MA
Free & open to the general public
This hour-long performance will include music by Brahms and Beethoven, mental health stories from our musicians, and a brief Q&A with the audience. Come as you are and join us in a stigma-free zone.

 

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Saturday, January 27, 2018
9:00 a.m.
Boston’s Engagement Center
**For clients only; closed to the general public
This is Me2/’s debut performance at the Engagement Center, a welcoming environment for individuals in need of a space to spend time during the day. In addition to providing a heated indoor space off the streets and sidewalks, the engagement center also serves as a space for participants to get connected to the many housing and recovery services offered by the City of Boston and partners in the Newmarket Square area. This hour-long performance will include music by Brahms and Beethoven, stigma-erasing testimonies from our musicians, and a brief Q&A with the audience.

Me2/Boston’s performance at the Engagement Center is made possible by a generous grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.  MCC logo for web use

 

 

 

 

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