The Dollard and Priscilla Gendron Franco Center’s special tribute concert to honor Maine’s veterans and learn more about the groups who support and assist returning and active Veterans and their families. The event is designed to motivate, educate, inspire and entertain, and to raise awareness for veterans’ organizations in Maine. Performers will include the center’s executive director, Mitch Thomas and other local artists. After the concert, a reception with light appetizers (included in the price of tickets) and a cash bar will be offered in Heritage Hall.
This is the first Piano Series appearance for Steinway artist, Jonathan Bass, known to Gendron Franco Center audiences for his critically-acclaimed appearances here with the Midcoast Symphony Orchestra. Recognized for his keyboard abilities early on – he was a major prize winner in several national and international competitions – he received undergraduate and M.Mus. degrees from the Juilliard School and Doctor of Music from Indiana University, where he studied with Menahem Pressler. A member of the piano faculty at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, he continues his performance career as solo and ensemble performer.
Reserved Ticket: $15; Senior $10. Free admission for all students.
Join Fiddle-icious, a non-profit, all volunteer community orchestra with members from Kittery to Augusta, as they take to the stage to share their uplifting music. Fiddle-icious is a large and vibrant group of Maine musicians playing fiddle, piano, harp, guitar, banjo, accordion, cello, tin whistle, concertina and upright bass. Their tunes are passed on from the Irish, Scottish,