2017 Season

All concerts are Sundays at 3:00 pm
Tickets on sale now

Jan. 8

Valley Regional High School,
Deep River


Sponsored by
Guilford Savings Bank

40th Anniversary Celebration

Click here for the complete January 8 program
and artist biographies

Everything that has made EWS so successful over the years packed into one celebratory concert! Classical, jazz, and more, with many of your favorite performers as well as emerging artists. Don’t miss our anniversary party!

William Purvis

Mihae Lee, Randall Hodgkinson, and William Purvis
Patricia Schuman
The Attacca Quartet, Patricia Schuman
Jeff Barnhart and Vince Giordano
Joe Midiri, Paul Midiri, and Jim Lawlor

2017 Emerging Artists

Aaron PlourdeMatt Russo
Aaron Plourde, trumpet, and Matthew Russo, trombone
Nozomi Imamura, trumpet; Joseph Guimaraes, tuba; and
Sam Um, percussion

Feb 19

Stu Ingersoll Jazz Concert

Valley Regional High School,
Deep River

Sponsored by
The Clark Group
Tower Laboratories

Dan Levinson's Roof Garden Jass Band

That’s no typo –Jass is any early spelling of Jazz.

Dan and his renowned band will mark the centennial of the first recordings of New Orleans jazz in what is sure to be a spirited and rollicking afternoon.


March 5

Old Saybrook High School

Sponsored by
Essex Meadows
Jeffrey N. Mehler,

Garrison Keillor

“Stories in Mind, Poems by Heart.” The beloved raconteur, author, and entertainer will share his unique brand of wisdom and humor in what is sure to be an unforgettable afternoon.

April 2

Old Saybrook High School

Sponsored by
Essex Savings Bank

An Orchestra of Voices

Chanticleer, the Grammy Award-winning all-male chorus, is one of the world’s most renowned vocal ensembles, and returns to our series by popular demand.

Programs and venues are subject to change.