Northern School Notebook: March 17

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Falmouth violist chosen for national youth orchestra

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.

Concert to feature animal theme, fifth-grade dancers

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

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.

Dean’s lists

Clemson University

Cotter Timothy Jackson, of Yarmouth, majoring in civil engineering.

Bates College

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.

Emerson College

Marissa Bickford, of Falmouth

Erik Ly, of Freeport

Samantha Mangino, of Yarmouth

Emmanuel College

Cora Lyden, of Cumberland

Ithaca College

Alec Salisbury, of Freeport

Kristina Borderia and Asa Slayton, both of Yarmouth

Nicholas Vogel of North Yarmouth

Lafayette College

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

Northeastern University

Cameron Wilkins of Falmouth

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Kristin Dugas of Cumberland Center

Ethan Cantlin of Falmouth

Rochester Institute of Technology

Sarah Collmus, of Falmouth, who is studying mechanical engineering.

Roger Williams

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

St. Lawrence University

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