Eastport Arts Center’s Concert Series will kick off at 7 pm, June 30, with Dan Allcott, cello, and Gregory Biss, piano, playing a program of music by Bach, Chopin, Debussy, Adolphus Hallstork, Bart Howard and Carl Ruggles.
An Eastport summer resident and frequent performer on the EAC stage, Dan Allcott maintains a busy career as a cellist, conductor, and teacher in Tennessee and Downeast Maine, and is on the faculty of SummerKeys in Lubec and the Tennessee Cello Workshop, Cellospeak, and Tapestry Cello Ensemble. Past Music Director of Atlanta Ballet, Tennessee Philharmonic and Oak Ridge Symphony, he maintains positions with the Bryan Symphony and as Professor of Music at Tennessee Tech. He regularly performs throughout the Southeastern United States and is active in the American String Teacher’s Association.
Gregory Biss was born in Illinois and educated in New England and Germany. His music has been performed by the Denver Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Vermeer Quartet. Retired from a 20-year career as a scuba diver in the aquaculture industry, Biss has resided in Eastport for more than 45 years where he and his wife, Barbara Smith, raised their four kids. He is currently composing a children’s opera to be mounted at EAC in the fall of 2023.
Concert Series tickets are $15 for adults, and free for attendees 17 and under. Tickets may be purchased at the EAC box office 30 minutes prior to each show, or reserved in advance by email to info@eastportartscenter.org. A full listing of the 2023 Concert Series may be found here.
The Eastport Arts Center is at 36 Washington Street, Eastport, and is handicapped-accessible. EAC abides by the State of Maine CDC COVID guidelines, revisiting our policy monthly. At this time, the use of masks in our building is optional.