The Lincoln Academy Music Programs will showcase their fall repertoires at two upcoming concerts, the Band’s “Winter Pops” concert on Sunday, December 3 at 6 pm at the Damariscotta Baptist Church and the Choir’s “Sounds of the Season” concert on Sunday December 10 at 4 pm at St. Patrick’s Church in Newcastle.
Winter Pops, Sunday, December 3
The Lincoln Academy Bands proudly present: “Winter Pops!” at 6:00 PM. Suggested donation: $10 adults; $5 for students; $20 cap for families. All donations will go toward the Wind Ensemble’s April trip to New York City.
“Winter Pops!” Band Concert will feature the Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Jazz Big Band, the Four and Five O’clock Combos and the combined band of Wind Ensemble and Concert Band. The bands will play a combination of holiday music, classic jazz tunes, and classical compositions for wind ensemble.
The band concert will feature a theme basket silent auction with all proceeds going toward the New York trip. Baskets themes will include: Winter Warmth Basket, Warm and Cozy Basket, Power Outage Preparedness basket, Pemaquid/Bristol basket, Fat Friar Mead Basket, Chocolate basket, salad basket, Art themed basket, and more.
Sounds of the Season, Sunday, December 10
The Lincoln Academy choirs will present their annual “Sounds of the Season” concert on Sunday, December 10 at 4:00 pm at St. Patrick’s Church in Newcastle. Admission by donation supports the combined choirs’ 2018 trip to New York City.
Concert Choir, a group that welcomes all aspiring singers grades 9-12, will sing fun tunes including, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “Patapan Fantasia,” and “Believe” from The Polar Express. The award winning Lincolnaires, a 26 voice-auditioned choir of predominantly juniors and seniors, will sing a fast and complicated version of “Jingle Bells.” Senior Helen Newell will be the featured fiddler on a special arrangement of “I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In.” Lincolnaires Seniors Phoebe Pugh and Miles Jackson will also be featured on solos in, “Rise Up Shepherd and Follow” and “O Come All Ye Faithful.” The concert will feature seasonal favorites as well as other pieces that will lift and inspire the audience. Conductor Beth Preston and accompanist Sean Fleming have worked as a team to prepare and perform with the students. As usual, the audience will get to join in sing-a-long holiday tunes.
These and other events at Lincoln Academy can be found at on the Lincoln Academy web page at www.lincolnacademy.org/calendar/.