Here are the latest Fenway neighborhood notes:

Music scholarship concert

Berklee College of Music will host the annual City Music Scholarship concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7 at the Berklee Performance Center, 136 Massachusetts Ave.

This concert will feature Berklee City Music scholars attending the summer performance program as they play jazz, pop/rock, choral music, big band and R&B. This event will also celebrate City Music students receiving scholarships to attend Berklee this coming academic year.

Musical performances will be led by Robert Gallegos (funk/fusion, big band), Marty Walsh (rock), Mike Tucker (jazz), David Alexis (pop, R&B), and Nichelle Mungo (choir.)

Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 on the day.

For a complete schedule and ticket information, visit or call 617-747-2261.

Flute recital

The Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., will host an evening of music for the French flute in the Romantic Period from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8.

Peter H. Bloom, a nationally known performer and lecturer on modern and historical flutes, will discuss the history, repertoire and playing techniques of the flute in France during the mid-19th century. He will demonstrate various flutes from his own collection, as well as instruments belonging to the MFA, particularly a Parisian example from about 1856, produced by the celebrated maker Vincent Hypolite Godfroy.

Admission is free with museum admission.

For more details, call 617-267-9300 or visit

Latin sounds

Berklee College of Music and Harvard University will present a free summer concert with at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8 with vocalist Mirella Costa at the Harvard School of Public Health’s Longwood campus, Longwood Avenue.

Brazilian singer Costa will sing classics of her country's music, along with her own contemporary arrangements.

Further information can be found at by calling 617-747-2261.

Music of Americana

The Rosenfeld Concert in the Courtyard will welcome musical group Twisted Pine in concert from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at the Museum of Fine Arts, 230 The Fenway.

The Boston band Twisted Pine is a new force in Americana: four versatile players and singers writing and improvising across bluegrass, folk, funk, jam and vintage radio pop.

Soulful Boston-based vocalist Ali McGuirk will be opening the night. 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 and $30 general admission.

Visit or call 617-267-9300 for more information and to purchase tickets.

Block party

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 280 The Fenway, will sponsor a free neighborhood block party from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9.

Families are invited to the last neighborhood night of the summer. The programming will flow between the museum and into Evan’s Way Park for a special evening of art and performance featuring artist-in-residence Laura Anderson Barbata in collaboration with the Brooklyn Jumbies stilt dancers. There will be art making, gallery activities, a dance workshop with choreographer Marsha Parilla and performances featuring Tempo International Rhythm Section, Xtreme Ninja Martial Arts, violinist Josh Knowles and more.

Visit or call 617-566-1401 for more details.

Performance in the park

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy will present “The Sound: if trees were water” with Beau Kenyon at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9 and 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Emerald Necklace at the Fens, 170 Park Dr.

The first of three-movements, “The Sound” explores family identity as the root to generating one’s own hopes and success. Dancers will be costumed in sculptural, sound-emitting pieces as they move around and through the audience, enveloping them in the spoken words of teenage immigrants woven together with an original sound score and under a blanket of Nakaya’s ethereal fog sculpture.

Visit for more information about this and the remaining two movements that will be placed throughout the city.

Tuesdays with roses

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy is looking for volunteers to help take care of the roses in the Kelleher Rose Garden in the Back Bay Fens from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays until Sept. 25.

Training, tools and gloves will be supplied. Pre-registration is required, by calling 617-522-2700 or online at