Special Recognition Award — Joyce Downes, 74-Year Member of the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra

Joyce Downes

Special Recognition Award

Can we imagine life without music? Impossible, those who create music have made huge impact on our lives. Joyce Downes has been playing beautiful music since 1948. Her work has made a difference for so many people who enjoy her musical gift.

Joyce a cellist, has been playing the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra since its founding. She was all of 18 years of age and played under the direction of Rolland Tapley.

Today, The Wellesley Celebrations Committee, a standing committee of the Select Board, Town of Wellesley honors Joyce Downes with a SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD.

Thank you, Joyce Downes for the joy of music.

May 18th & 19th, 2024