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Jazz Brunch with Catherine Hancock & Doug Schmolze

  • The Stagecoach Tavern 864 South Undermountain Road Sheffield, MA, 01257 United States (map)

Every Sunday at The Stagecoach Tavern,  Enjoy a great meal and improvisational music from the Berkshires and beyond. Brunch Served 11am-2pm. Sunday March 24th features Catherine Hancock & Doug Schmolze.

  • Live Music 12-3pm

  • $5 cover for music

  • No cover for brunch away from the music

  • Brunch Menus Below

This Week's Brunch Menu:


About the Musicians

British-American Soprano Catherine Hancock has established herself as a versatile artist, equally comfortable in multiple genres and styles ranging from Renaissance music to opera, jazz and performance art. She recently gained attention for her debut with Toledo Opera as Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), where the Toledo Blade described her as “The highlight of the evening" and "simply exquisite.” Catherine performs regularly throughout New York and New England, where is sought after for her interpretations of early and contemporary repertoire. Locally, she performs regularly with the Crescendo Ensemble and Christine Gevert, Larry Wallach, the Arcadia Viols, and lutenist Hideki Yamaya. Catherine holds both a Bachelor and Master of Music from The Juilliard School.

Doug Schmolze, tenor and guitarist, studied guitar and composition at the Berklee School of Music, classical guitar with Alexander Bellow and voice with Virginia Berry, Judy Grey, Michael Diesen-Barrow, Diane Ingraham Barnes, Vikki True and Frank Kelley. He has sung with the Pro Art Choral, the Lorien Ensemble, the Berkshire Bach Singers, Berkshire Choral Festival, Berkshire Opera, and the Cantilena Chamber Choir. He was the tenor section leader at the First Congregational Church, Stockbridge Ma. for many years and currently with the Crescendo Chorus of Lime Rock, CT. He sings regularly in churches as a choir member and as a soloist.

The Stagecoach Tavern at Race Brook Lodge offers a seasonal menu with a focus on local ingredients. The candlelit Tavern boasts hand-hewn beams and wide-plank floors spanning multiple levels. It has been a warm and convivial gathering spot for friends, families, and lovers for over 200 years. Cozy up by our roaring fire in winter months or in the summer relax with a drink under the stars in our courtyard.

Race Brook Lodge is a rustic and unique getaway destination, perfect for weekend getaways, workshops, weddings, hiking, biking and more, in the natural beauty of the southern Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. Race Brook hosts musical performances and other cultural events in the Down County Social Club speakeasy, Barnspace and the Pine Grove Porch. Click here to see a schedule of upcoming events.

More events at Race Brook Lodge:

Later Event: March 24
Race Mountain Spring Banquet