Violist Seoyeon Kim, of Falmouth, was chosen to play with the 2016 National Youth Orchestra.
Created by Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, the prestigious national program recognizes the finest young musicians ages 16-19 from across the country. This summer, the musicians of NYO-USA will work with renowned conductors Christoph Eschenbach and Valery Gergiev, collaborating with pianists Emanuel Ax and Denis Matsuev, with performances in New York, Amsterdam, Montpellier, Copenhagen and Prague.
The Maine Pops Concert Band will hold an animal-themed concert that will feature a group of fifth-graders from Falmouth Middle School, who will lead the audience in a performance of “The Chicken Dance.”
“All Creatures Great and Small” will be held Saturday, March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Falmouth High School Theater, 74 Woodville Road. Tickets are $10 general admission, $7 for seniors and free for students.
The band will perform popular numbers highlighting animal life, including Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf,” “Jurassic Park” by John Williams, Leroy Anderson’s “The Waltzing Cat,” and selections from “Doctor Doolittle.”
The concert is in support of The Animal Refuge League’s capital campaign for a new facility. Donations will also be taken for The League’s wish list of items needed to care for the animals that can be found at www.arlgp.org.
The Maine Pops Concert Band, (previously known as the Italian Heritage Center Band) is a local community band that has performed in the area for more than 25 years.
Cotter Timothy Jackson, of Yarmouth, majoring in civil engineering.
Laura Pietropaoli, a 2013 graduate of Yarmouth High School who is majoring in dance and rhetoric.
Katie DeNoia, a 2014 graduate of Falmouth High School majoring in psychology.
Hadley Moreau, a 2015 graduate of Falmouth High School.
Dayna Vasconcelos, a 2015 graduate of Falmouth High School.
Marissa Bickford, of Falmouth
Erik Ly, of Freeport
Samantha Mangino, of Yarmouth
Cora Lyden, of Cumberland
Alec Salisbury, of Freeport
Kristina Borderia and Asa Slayton, both of Yarmouth
Nicholas Vogel of North Yarmouth
Michael Bloom, of Falmouth
Kristoffer Samaras, a member of the class of 2017 from Falmouth
Isaak Dearden, and Patrick O’Shea, members of the class of 2018 from Freeport
Kyle Wood, a member of the class of 2018 from Cumberland
Cameron Wilkins of Falmouth
Kristin Dugas of Cumberland Center
Ethan Cantlin of Falmouth
Sarah Collmus, of Falmouth, who is studying mechanical engineering.
Charles Reade, an accounting major from North Yarmouth
Teagan Snyder, a criminal justice major from Yarmouth
Hannah Morrissey, a forensic science major from Freeport
Noah Pushor, a legal studies program major from Falmouth
Kristen Coleman, of Falmouth
Alana Braley, of Falmouth
Alida D. Farrell, of Freeport, a member of the class of 2017 majoring in environmental studies-philosophy.
Dare P. Guild, of Cumberland Center, a member of the class of 2018.
Travis J. Hamre, of Yarmouth, a member of the class of 2018.
Grace G. King of Yarmouth, a member of the class of 2018.
Cameron R. Dehais, of Cumberland Center, a member of the class of 2019.
Maxwell Maurer, of Freeport