Paul and John graciously host et al. (formerly The Brookline Consort) for a night of American choral music and solo songs. Featuring Massachusetts composers Amy Cheney Beach, William Billings, Lowell Mason, Daniel Pinkham, Randall Thompson and Leonard Bernstein as well as music of Charles Ives, Ricky Ian Gordon and Richard Hundley.
Please arrive at 7pm for champagne and charcuterie and the music will begin at 7:30pm. Tickets $30 online or at the door. In the event of rain, you will receive a cancellation email and tickets will be fully refunded!
Carey Shunskis, soprano
Caroline Olsen, alto
Connor Vigeant, tenor
Andrew Miller, bass
Kevin Neel, bass and piano
et al. is comprised of professional musicians that are committed to telling stories through diverse, thoughtful programming performed at the highest level. Through the curation of engaging musical experiences, we create spaces for conversation between artists and audiences. We believe that the collaborative nature of choral music is transformative, and that our listeners become creative partners in building community in Brookline and beyond.
Founded in 2016 as The Brookline Consort, et al. is an 8-16 vocal chamber choir of music professionals dedicated to the performance of fine choral music in a chamber setting.
et al.'s singer roster is flexible and collaborative. In 2018-2019 we featured:
|Heidi Freimanis Cordts||Cody Bowers||Brad Dumont||Stephan Griffin|
|Sarah Rohde||Caroline Olsen||Michael Genese||Kevin Neel|
|Carey Shunskis||Celia Russo||Robbie Jacobs||Justin Parish|
|Meg Weckworth||Mariah Wilson||Connor Vigeant||Michael Wade|
|Allie Whitfield|| ||Sydney Mukasa
|Hailey Fuqua||||Jason Dyer|||
Kevin Neel, Master of Fonts and bass, enjoys making music in the Boston area as an organist, conductor, accompanist, singer, and administrator. He is Organist for Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, and Executive Director of Coro Allegro. Originally from the Charlotte, NC area, he earned music degrees at Indiana University and Boston University.
Carey Shunskis, Master of all notes high (i.e. soprano), is the newly appointed Music Director of ComMUSICation in St. Paul, Minnesota. Carey is originally from Philadelphia and while in Boston was the Director of Choral Programs at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School, Music Director of Harvard pro Musica. She currently sings with he Handel and Haydn Society Chorus and earned degrees at University of Rhode Island and Boston University.