JQOP In the Community

As the fifth year of JQOP nears its end, our musicians have been busier than ever with many exciting events and trips! This month our students have taken their music out into the wider community, performing around the city and alongside fellow musicians from other schools. On...
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Community Day with Tatu Mianzi

For our March Community Day, JQOP had the great pleasure of hosting the folk trio Tatu Mianzi! The group is comprised of Susan, Allie and Kate Reed, who perform on banjo/violin, violin, and cello, respectively. Susan led everyone through several folk dances, and finished the...
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Winter Concert Highlights

Our Winter Concert was a major success! Check out this video featuring clips from all six of our ensembles: See you in January 2016!
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Kindergarten Paper Orchestra 2015

These past two weeks the Kindergarten Orchestra has been hard at work building paper instruments. Completion of this multi-step process is a significant milestone for the kindergarten students, as it enables them to begin learning safe handling of their instruments and technique....
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String Quartet Performs at Harp the Herald

The sixth grade string quartet had its premiere performance at Northeastern University’s John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute this past Sunday. Students were asked to play in Harp the Herald, a celebratory concert featuring harpist Angelica Hairston, soprano...
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November Community Day – Cellobration!

This past Friday, November 20th, JQOP enjoyed its third Community Day, giving students the opportunity to come together as a program and celebrate successes. This month’s Community Day featured several ensemble performances, followed by team-based activities. First up was...
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Fall Newsletter + Annual Campaign

Check out our Fall Newsletter WE’RE TURNING FIVE! JQOP is excited to launch its first Annual Campaign. Our fundraising goal is $20,000. Music lessons and instrument rentals can be very costly for families, especially those with limited means. JQOP strives to level the...
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October Community Day – Ahoy!

Last Friday, October 30, JQOP had its second Community Meeting, a chance for the entire program to come together to share performances, celebrate each other’s progress, and engage in fun community-building activities. Musical highlights included the premiere performance of...
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JQOP Begins Expansion at Josiah Quincy Upper School

JQOP is thrilled to announce our expansion to the Josiah Quincy Upper School in the 2015-2016 school year. Headmaster Richard Chang is excited to welcome JQOP as part of the Upper School community. The Zimmer Orchestra, our top ensemble, will now meet at JQUS every weekday...
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