Songs of Love, Lilt, and Laughter

featuring Billy Novick, Brian O’Neill, and Berit Strong

Sunday the 14th of May 2017, at 4:00PM

First Parish Church of Stow & Acton, 353 Great Road Stow MA

Springfest Concert: May 14 2017 at 4:00PM

Kick up your heels! Or kick back and just enjoy. Our 38th annual Springfest concert program is drawn from the Boston area’s rich Celtic heritage, featuring the Sounds of Stow chorus and special guests — the three B’s! Billy, Berit, and Brian each bring unique and delightful style to this favorite tradition of music.

Billy Novick

Billy Novick is internationally recognized as a musician, performer, arranger and composer. He has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe and Asia, and has made spotlight appearances at...

Brian O’Neill

Brian O’Neill is a versatile percussionist, drummer, and composer based in Boston, MA. Dubbed a “percussion master and musical polymath” by the Boston Phoenix, Brian has performed with Arizona...

Berit Strong

Berit Strong has over 30 years of professional experience as a classical guitarist, guitar teacher, and recording musician. She is an award-winning international performer of classical guitar...

Now in our 38th season

Sounds of Stow Chorus is an all-volunteer, self-auditioned group, open to anyone who can match pitch and learn their parts. Principles of good singing and musicianship are realized through rehearsals that are challenging and fun. Check out our Chorus Handbook. The Chorus is a member of the Greater Boston Choral Consortium and the Central Massachusetts Choral Consortium. Sounds of Stow Chorus & Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Britten War Requiem is coming...!

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Join Us!

Join us Mondays, 7:30-9:30pm, in Fellowship Hall of First Parish Church in Stow Center. Contact Martha Pfeiffer at 978-562-0302 or use the button on this page to drop us an email.

Our Concerts

Established in 1973, the Stow Chorus (formerly the Stow Festival Chorus) has been performing in three annual concerts since 1980.  Please see our Past Seasons page for a list of our concerts since 2000; or download the lot on one big PDF list.

The Director

Artistic Director Barbara Jones, a graduate of Wells College and Brown University, has directed the Stow Chorus and Orchestra since 1979. She studied choral conducting at Westminster Choir College under Frauke Haussman, Joseph Flummerfelt and others. She studied orchestral conducting with Harold Farberman at the Conductor’s Institute at Bard College and with Helmut Rilling at the prestigious Oregon Bach.

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