The University of Maine at Augusta College of Arts and Sciences and UMA Senior College announce the 2016-2017 concert schedule for the 14th season of “Concerts at Jewett” held at Jewett Hall Auditorium. Tickets are $10, students and ages 13-18, $5, and children 12 and under free. Tickets are available at Pat’s Pizza of Augusta, Dave’s Appliance in Winthrop and at the door.
Subscriptions (7 or more concerts) at reduced rates are available by mail. Be a PATRON – contribute $100 or more to the Community Presentations Fund and attend all concerts free. For further information call 621-3551, email firstname.lastname@example.org,
The series, sponsored by local businesses and private contributions, features talented Maine performers representing a variety of musical forms. Profits will be used to subsidize present and future lectures and concerts to benefit the community.
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The following artists will perform:
Sunday, February 19, 2017, 2PM – The Plaid Dragonflies.
The duo of Val Bennett and Tess Zardus, The Plaid Dragonflies, will play and sing tunes from a variety of genres as they weave their magical harmonies into the music of the Beatles, Johnny Cash, Bette Midler, Bonnie Raitt and others, as well as their own songs.
Sunday, March 5, 2017, 2PM – ( no snow date) – Choro Louco, a Brazilian Choro band from Portland will present the unique rhythms and intricate harmonies of Brazil’s Choro music.
Sunday, April 9, 2017, 2PM – Sarah Geller, a young Farmington native who performs in NYC, will share her outstanding violin skills. “Ms. Geller’s talents shine through to audiences who thrill at her abundant musicality and probing interpretations.” Michael Shapiro, Music Dir. and Conductor, The Chappaqua Orchestra (NY)
Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2PM – Masanobu Ikemiya, a highly acclaimed concert pianist, peace activist and environmental steward. He is also a Concerts @ Jewett favorite, featuring intricate pieces by master composers, light-hearted ragtime rhythms and videos of places and projects that inspire him.
All concerts, except for Oct. 16th and Dec. 18th are at UMA Jewett Auditorium.
Call 621-3551 for information and/or tickets.
Media contact: Irene Forster – 445-5227 – email@example.com