Mira Gill

Photo by Robin Farrin of Coastal Maine Photography

During the summer season, The Concert Series presents musical concerts showcasing local talent as well as performers nationally known. Although mostly classical music is usually presented, there have been other notable concerts such as the 2011 Children’s Benefit Concert by Paul Stookey.

The 2018 summer schedule featured:

July 6: Gregory Biss, piano

July 13: Trond Saeverud &  Gregory Biss, violin & piano

Monday, July 23: Da Ponte  String Quartet

August 10: Aaron Larget-Caplan, guitar

August 24: Mira Armij Gill, piano

August 31: Annual Young Persons Concert, $5

Unless otherwise noted, concerts are on Fridays at 7 pm, tickets: $10, 17 & under free

Gabriel Frey demonstrates Passamaquoddy Basketmaking during a Sunday Afternoons at the EAC talk

Photo by Robin Farrin of Coastal Maine Photography

During the winter months, the Concert Series takes responsibility for the Sunday Afternoons at the Arts Center series, which runs from January through mid-April. This series presents a variety of events including lectures and performances of art, music, poetry and staged readings. Each event is one hour long, and starts at 3 pm. It definitely makes the winter afternoons more pleasant!

The winter 2019 schedule is as follows:

January 6, Chris and Theresa Peek, “Art in Rocks/Rocks in Art”
January 13, Cheri Walton on recent paintings and the importance of process;
January 20, Tom Sexton reading his Maine poems and form his recent book, Li Bai Rides a Celestial Dolphin Home
January 27, TBA

February 3, Hugh French with an art talk
February 10, Annual Harpsichord Hour with Gregory Biss, “Bach Bach and more Bach”
February 17, Chris Bartlett, “Winter Songbirds of the Passamaquoddy Bay Region”
February 24, John Newell, pianist/composer, “Moments in Time,” playing and discussing a selection of his works spanning four decades

March 3, Stage East’s staged reading of Camping with Henry and Tom by Mark St. Germain
March 10, Dr. Bernard Bourque with his suspense trilogy set on Campobello
March 17, Staged reading of T.S. Eliot’s The Cocktail Party by the Lubec Campobello Community Theatre
March 24, Catherine J.S. Lee, “All That Remains,” haiku poetry inspired by a Maine childhood
March 31, Paula Kovecses, “House Plants for a Healthy Home”

April 7, Claire Starnes reading from her book: Women Vietnam Veterans: Our Untold Stories
April 14, Mark DeVoto with an illustrated talk on Modest Mussorgsky’s opera, Boris Godunov
April 28 is reserved as a date for any program that needs to be rescheduled due to inclement weather.