Music Lessons in Centerbrook, CT


Saturday October 14 at 7:30 pm

to be presented at

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center

300 Main Street

Old Saybrook, CT

by Community Music School…

A Broadway Evening with

Todd Ellison and Friends
a fundraiser for Community Music School

Join us for this special evening celebrating Community Music School’s 40th anniversary, with acclaimed Broadway music director/pianist (and Essex native) Todd Ellison and his star-studded roster of friends as they celebrate the music of Broadway! Featured performers are Broadway stars Marissa McGowan, who has performed in A Little Night Music on Broadway and in Les Miserables and Show Boat, Klea Blackhurst who is known for her award-winning tribute to Ethel Merman, Norm Lewis who has performed the title role in the Phantom of the Opera on Broadway and is an Emmy, Tony and SAG award nominee, and Christopher Sieber who has earned Tony nominations for his roles in Spamalot and Shrek The Musical.

Note: Artists subject to change.

Tickets are $100 and are available now!

Special Thanks to our 40th Anniversary Headline Sponsors

Executive Producer

Bauman Family Foundation


Whelen Engineering


Carter Gowrie

Essex Meadows Lifecare Retirement Community

Jeffrey N. Mehler, CFP

Reynolds Subaru

Bluewater Millwork & Construction (formerly Bogaert Construction)

Middlesex Health

General Managers

Guilford Savings Bank in partnership with the Community Foundation of Middlesex County

James and Alden Murphy

Stage Managers

Anonymous in memory of Jean Johnson, first CMS Board President

A Friend of Community Music School

Ellyssa Eror

Norman Needleman and Jacqueline Hubbard

Nancy Newcomb and John Hargraves

Join our distinguished roster of 40th Anniversary Headline Sponsors, with our thanks for your support of music education in our community! Contact CMS Executive Director Rick Wyman at 860-767-0026 or via email for more information.