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Trond Saeverud First in EAC Video’s ‘Get to Know Us’ Series

First in EAC Video’s new ‘Get to Know Us’ series is this musical moment with the charmingly self-deprecating Trond Saeverud, the Norwegian-born music director and conductor of Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra (PBSO). Thanks to Trond for creating this video of himself, which we’ve interspersed with moments from the orchestra’s … [Read More]

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Gene Nichols’ ‘Hubcaphone II’ Revealed in Video Teaser

Educator, performer and Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra member Eugene Nichols has had an active spring and summer, engrossed with building and perfecting a new-and-improved hubcaphone—a percussion instrument spanning 4 and 1/2 chromatic octaves, made of carefully selected vintage hubcaps and played with mallets. “What a thrill to start at … [Read More]

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PBSO Concert Master & Daughter Share ‘Song of Hope and Yearning’, Reflect on Life in Maine

Given the unnerving circumstances in the world at present, music (and the precious community which embraces it) feels more vital now than it ever has been. Chris Nemeth Chris Nemeth is the concert master for the Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra. The concert master is the lead violinist. As the violinist with … [Read More]

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PBSO’s Sarah Lord (and daughter Luna) Present Video Collection

Sarah Lord, a flute player and Board member for Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra, has recorded a series of musical videos to share with the EAC community. She commented, “This Covid-19 situation has changed my family’s life in so many ways, but one positive change is that we have more … [Read More]

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PBSO Musician Spotlight: Brandy & Ross Argir share Contra Dance Tunes

Eastport residents, Ross and Brandy Argir, have played violin and viola with Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra in past seasons. Recently, they have taken a hiatus and formed a contra dance band with Alice Schuth, Susan Luthin, and Joan Lowden called the Moose Island House Players. The couple recorded these … [Read More]

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Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert Series

The Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra (PBSO) finishes its fall concert series with three performances: Friday, November 15 at 7: P.M. at the Eastport Arts Center; Saturday, November 16 at 3: P.M. at the Centre Street Congregational Church in Machias; and Sunday, November 17 at 3:00 P.M. at the Calais … [Read More]

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Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert Series

The Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra (PBSO) finishes its fall concert series with three performances: Friday, November 15 at 7: P.M. at the Eastport Arts Center; Saturday, November 16 at 3: P.M. at the Centre Street Congregational Church in Machias; and Sunday, November 17 at 3:00 P.M. at the Calais … [Read More]

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Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert Series

The Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra will debut its new timpani, made possible by a generous grant from the Morton-Kelly Charitable Trust, when it performs the 2019 Spring Concert Series on June 14 in Eastport, June 15 in Machias, and June 16 in Calais. PBSO is thrilled to accompany cello … [Read More]

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Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert Series

The Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra will debut its new timpani, made possible by a generous grant from the Morton-Kelly Charitable Trust, when it performs the 2019 Spring Concert Series on June 14 in Eastport, June 15 in Machias, and June 16 in Calais. PBSO is thrilled to accompany cello … [Read More]

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Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert Series

The Passamaquoddy Bay Symphony Orchestra will debut its new timpani, made possible by a generous grant from the Morton-Kelly Charitable Trust, when it performs the 2019 Spring Concert Series on June 14 in Eastport, June 15 in Machias, and June 16 in Calais. PBSO is thrilled to accompany cello … [Read More]

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The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.