Here are the latest Fenway neighborhood notes:
Music for piano and strings
Morningside Music Bridge in partnership with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra will celebrate its 21st year with an artists-in-residence concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 29 at the New England Conservatory, Jordan Hall, 30 Gainsborough St.
The program will feature distinguished faculty and alumni of the program, now international musical leaders, to help inspire the world’s next generation of great artists.
Musical selections will include Chopin’s “Trio for Piano and Strings in G minor;” Ravel’s “Sonata for violin and cello” and Cesar Franck’s “Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor.”
Admission is free. Further information can be found at www.necmusic.edu or by calling 617-585-1100.
Berklee College of Music will host the Berklee songwriter showcase concert at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave.
Students from Berklee’s five-week Summer Performance Program will take the stage in a free concert under the direction of Melissa Ferrick, associate professor of songwriting. Students will perform their original songs accompanied by Berklee student musicians.
Admission is free. Visit www.berklee.edu or call 617-747-2261 for more details.
The Rosenfeld Concert in the Courtyard will welcome Ruby Rose Fox in concert from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the Museum of Fine Arts, 230 The Fenway.
Boston-local Ruby Rose Fox is a vocal powerhouse of soul-driven, edgy rock ‘n’ roll, whose voice threatens to knock down the walls of any room in which she performs.
The band Red Tail Hawk will open the evening.
The courtyard opens for dining at 6 p.m. Courtyard seating is limited; low lawn chairs and blankets are recommended.
Tickets are $24 for members, seniors and students and $30 general admission.
Visit www.mfa.org/programs/music or call 617-267-9300 for more information and to purchase tickets.
Arabic music concert
Berklee College of Music and Harvard University will present a free summer concert with the Aliya Cycon Project at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the Harvard School of Public Health’s Longwood campus, Longwood Avenue.
The band blends Cycon’s soulful compositions with characteristics of traditional Arabic music to create an East-meets-West musical experience.
Further information can be found at www.berklee.edu by calling 617-747-2261.
Art and music
The Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., will host a “First Friday” program from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4.
Attendees can sip colorful cocktails and enjoy music with friends. Fine art, live music, a cash bar featuring signature cocktails and a tapas menu will be featured.
Visitors must be 21 and older. Entry is free with museum admission.
Visit www.mfa.org or call 617-267-9300 for more details.
The Museum of Fine Arts will present walking tours of the Fenway area at 11 a.m. on Saturdays, July 29 and Aug. 5 and Wednesdays, Aug. 2 and 9. Walkers will leave from the Sharf Visitor Center, 465 Huntington Ave.
Visitors will learn about the architecture of the MFA and nearby buildings, outdoor works of art, the Japanese Garden and the Back Bay Fens. The hour-long tour is free with museum admission.
Further information can be found at www.mfa.org or by calling 617-267-9300.