Sarah will teach her first ever Improvisation/Interpretation class for Advanced pianists in the exciting Black Box Theater at the New England Conservatory of Music. Begins June 18th on Tuesday evenings from 6;30-8:30 pm to August 13th which will be a final performance by the students.
Sarah will sing and play “Imagine” ( Beatles) as part of the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Memorial Event at the Sacred Heart Parish in Newton, MA.
Sarah Infini Takagi gives a lecture-performance with Dana Gooley on approaching the Beethoven “Waldstein” sonata with a sense of “PLAY”: Improvising on the 1st mvmt ( classical style), then transforming the 2nd mvmt into a Blues ( Dana on piano, Sarah, voice), then continuing onto a funky Jazz arrangement of the 3rd mvmt. Sarah will also talk about applying the sense of Play to how we perform, interpret and present our music by thinking out of the box, and bringing in elements from other genres/disciplines. Piano Performance Seminar. Williams Hall, New England Conservatory of Music.
10-12 pm. Free Admission
Sarah Infini Takagi sings Jazz standards with the Morningside Music Studio Faculty Ensemble as part of the Arlington Jazz Festival. Arlington Library, Arlington, MA. http://www.arlingtonjazz.org/2019-lineup.html
First Time (ever!!) Free Style Improvisation and Composition Jam of her students at Sarah's Music Garden
Sarah Infini Takagi presents a first time ever, Free Style Improvisation and Composition Jam for her students and families and friends at Sarah’s Music Garden. In the spirit of fun at Jazz Jam sessions, she will host a series of Sonic Jams in non-Jazz free style, and her students and any one daring enough to participate, will join in on the fun! followed by presentation of original compositions. Third Life Studio, 33 Union Square, Somerville, MA.
Sarah Infini Takagi gives a master class to adult students at the New England Conservatory of Music Continuing Ed. Keller Room, New England Conservatory of Music, 33 Gainsborough St. Boston, MA 02115.
Jazz Vocalist with the Neil Itzler band at the Ellis Room. 6 Harvard Square, Brookline, MA 02445.
Sarah Infini Takagi sings Jazz Standards at the Common Ground Bar and Restaurant in Arlington, MA with Guitarist Ethan Kaczowka. 9-11 pm No Cover.
Sarah Infini Takagi dances as element Fire, representing one of the 4 elements for the Hiroshima-Nagasaki Peace Memorial Event at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, U.C.C. 11 Garden St. Cambridge, MA 02138. Event produced by Actors Refuge Repertory Theater. https://www.facebook.com/events/193735894622335/
Jazz vocalist with the Dana Gooley band at Wally's Cafe. Boston, MA
Opus 119 Conservatory Of Music 16 Truman St. Irvine, CA 92606
Laguna Hills Community Center, Laguna Hills, California
Host and Performer with Guitarist Chari Peno at the Bebop. 1116 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215.
Host and Jazz vocalist with guitarist Tom Dowd at The Bebop. 1116 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215. 7pm Evan Wrigth and Erez Dessel Duo. 8:30-10pm Sarah Infini and Tom Dowd Duo.
Featured vocalist on Open Mic at Ryles with Jazz trio; Joe Reid, piano; Dan Fox, bass; Miki Matsuki drums
Cover $7.00 8:30pm
Ryles Jazz Club 212 Hampshire St. Cambridge, MA 02139
Classical piano music for private event Murder Mystery at the Commander Mansion, Watertown, MA
Jazz standards with guitarist Tchavdar Natchev-Peno at the Burren. Cambridge, MA
Opening act for November Acoustic DUO series at Outpost 186 1/2 Hampshire St. Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139. 8pm
Evening of Jazz Standards with Jazz pianist, Jackson Kehoe's trio featuring Michael Morrissette on bass and drummer TBA. Third Life Studio on 33 Union Square, Somerville, MA 02143. Cash Donation from $5-10.
Cash Admission $10/door