The Takoma Sessions: Oct 4, Nov 1, & Dec 6

The Takoma Sessions is a pop-up concert series showcasing new and original works performed by the Nicole Saphos Band (NSB). 

Concerts will occur monthly on the first Friday of the month for three consecutive months (Oct - Dec 2019), and will take place at Tonal Park; a recording studio and performance space located in the heart of downtown Takoma Park. All concerts will be professionally recorded, and choice takes will be selected to appear on a live compilation album titled, “The Takoma Sessions”, which will be digitally released in May 2020.

The Nicole Saphos Band features vocal harmonies sung by Sara Curtin and Maureen Andary (of the celebrated folk duo ‘The Sweater Set’), John Lee on guitar, Ele Rubenstein on drums, and Saphos on lead vocals, upright and electric bass, and keyboard.

TICKETS: Each ticket includes admission to the live recording at Tonal Park studio. Admission PLUS tickets include a digital copy of the new album when it is released AND an 11x17 signed event poster, which features original artwork by Kalli Saphos.


The Practice Room: Fall Session (Oct 15 - Nov 26)

Private music instruction with Nicole Saphos & Ele Rubenstein in Takoma Park. All ages and levels welcome!

What is a 'Practice Room'? A practice room can be any space that cultivates sustained focus, creativity, and growth.

During the course of this 6 week session, you can sign up for between 4 - 6 lessons. Pick one area of study, or mix it up! (ex. Lesson 1: voice, Lesson 2: music theory,  Lesson 3: songwriting, Lesson 4: guitar). Lessons are taught out of our home in Takoma Park MD, where we currently have three dedicated “Practice Room” spaces.

Prefer we come to you? No problem! If you have a practice room already set up in you home, and prefer we have lessons there, we are happy to come to you. (An additional fee will be added if your practice room is more than 10 min away from Takoma Park).

It's a Family Affair! $30/lesson flat fee for family members of registered students. 

Limited spaces available - Learn more & Enroll NOW!

Funding for this project was supported in by a grant from the Montgomery County Arts Council. 

Funding for this project was supported in by a grant from the Montgomery County Arts Council. 


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