Man vs. Piano, An Afternoon of Piano and Levity

Sun, Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Steve Zocchi

Steve Zocchi, Piano

3:15 PM Pre-Concert Talk / 4:00  PM Concert

Mr. Zocchi presents an entertaining afternoon about growing up playing the piano as a young boy. He will intersperse humorous stories with performances of famous piano pieces by Mozart and Schubert, jazz composers, and his own compositions and improvisations.     

Steve Zocchi is a pianist, guitarist, composer and music teacher from the Chelmsford area with over 25 years of teaching experience. He received his BA in Piano Performance from UMass Lowell. He studied organ with Dr. John Ogasapian and served as his Assistant Organist at St. Anne’s Church in Lowell from 1997-1999. Steve then served as Music Minister at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Lowell from 2000-2014. He became the Music Director at First Parish Unitarian Universalist, Chelmsford, in September of 2014. He has performed in numerous eclectic piano concerts at local venues, juxtaposing classical, jazz and original compositions. He studied jazz piano theory with Steve Hunt. Mr. Zocchi owned The Music Studio in Tewksbury, MA for ten years. He served as president of the Greater Lowell Music Teachers Association from 2006 to 2012 and was voted ‘Music Teacher of the Year 2010’ by Massachusetts Music Teachers Association. He was also co-director of The Piano Heritage Series at The Parish Center for the Arts in Westford for several years. Steve’s latest release ‘Piano Works and Play’ as well as his previous CD ‘Compositions and Improvisation’ include both music composed in the classical tradition as well as improvised music in several genres.

Seating and Tickets

Online sales are now closed. Cash sales at the door still available.

General admission: $20, Member/Senior: $17, Teen/College: $10, Child (12 and under): $5

  • Doors open at 2:45 p.m.
  • Concert hall seating
  • New – no online fees!
  • Door sales – cash or check only
  • Music students (up to 2) free with paid adult

About the PCA

Parish Center for the ArtsThe PCA is a warm, intimate performance venue that seats up to 125 people in a historic former church building at Westford Common. Each season we present New England’s best Folk, Jazz, Classical, Rock, and Comedy shows. As a non-profit community arts center, we also feature rotating art exhibits, barn dances, open mics, and theater performances.

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