EmerSong – An A Cappella Festival on March 4 to Benefit New Substance Misuse and Dependence Program at Emerson Hospital


The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital is pleased to present EmerSong – an A Cappella Festival – to benefit Emerson Hospital’s work with patients who are recovering from substance misuse and dependence.  The community is invited to attend EmerSong on Saturday, March 4 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at Kerem Shalom, 659 Elm Street in Concord.

In its inaugural year, high school and college a cappella groups will come together for a lively music festival.  All proceeds from the event will benefit a new program at Emerson Hospital called Exercise for Recovery, an innovative rehabilitation and exercise program that will support individuals in recovery for substance misuse and dependence through exercise and mental well-being. 

A cappella groups from Bedford High School, Lincoln-Sudbury High School and Wayland High School will perform, along with the Berklee Charlie Chords, Brandeis Up the Octave and Tufts sQ a cappella groups. An all-female adult group, BroadBand, will also perform.  The evening will be emceed by Concord resident Tom Rutledge and includes cabaret-style seating, tapas and soft drinks, and a cash bar.  Tickets are $20.  For information and to purchase tickets, visit www.emersonhospital.org/EmerSong.

EmerSong is chaired by Rosa Hallowell, Concord resident.  The Auxiliary wishes to thank the generous sponsors of this event: Emerson Emergency Physicians, Christine & Douglas Schuster, the Fernside Program at McLean Hospital, Enterprise Bank, Middlesex Savings Bank and Amy Pasley of the Senkler Group, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

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The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital supports Emerson through increased community awareness, health-related education, and fundraising initiatives. Over the past decade, the Auxiliary’s fundraising efforts have raised more than $3 million for hospital equipment, facilities, and services. For more information about the Auxiliary, email EmersonAuxiliary@gmail.com, or visit www.EmersonHospital.org

Emerson Hospital is a multi-site health system headquartered in Concord, Mass., with additional facilities in Sudbury, Groton and Westford and an urgent care center in Hudson. The 179-bed hospital provides advanced medical services to more than 300,000 individuals in 25 towns. To learn more, visit www.emersonhospital.org.