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The 2015-16 Lincolnaires. The Lincolnaires and Concert Choir will perform their Sounds of the Season Concert on Sunday, December 13 at 4 pm at St. Patrick’s Church in Newcastle.

On December 6 and 13, the community will have two opportunities to hear local young musicians perform. The Lincoln Academy Band and Choirs have their winter concerts on the next two Sundays.

On Sunday, December 6 at 6 pm at the Damariscotta Baptist Church, the LA Bands will perform their annual “Winter Pops!” Concert. This concert will include all Lincoln Academy instrumentalists in various combinations, including Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, all three jazz bands, and the 70 piece Combined Band for the “Sleigh Ride” finale. “The concert will include a combination of seasonal music, and music that we practice year round,” said band director, Liz Matta. “The Wind Ensemble will compete at the Heritage Music Festival in New York City in April.  Two of those competition pieces will be performed. There will be something for everyone to enjoy.” Admission is by donation at the door, and all proceeds will be used toward student cost of the New York City trip.

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The Lincoln Academy marching band playing in the 2015 Homecoming parade. The LA bands will perform their Winter Pops Concert on Sunday December 6 at 6 pm at the Damariscotta Baptist Church.On Sunday December 13 at 4 pm at  St. Patrick’s Church in Newcastle, the LA Choirs will perform their “Sounds of the Season” concert. This concert will feature the Concert Choir and the Lincolnaires, and well as small groups and solo performances. “This year’s singers have new, challenging, and beautiful music that will get you in the mood for the holidays,” said Beth Preston, Lincoln Academy’s Choir Director. “This winter concert is a community favorite and we hope to see many choral music enthusiasts in the audience on December 13.”

Suggested donations for both concerts are: Seniors/Students $5, Adults $10, with a family cap of $20.00. Funds raised will support the music programs at Lincoln Academy. For more information about the winter concerts, send an email to info@lincolnacademy.org.