Articles by Sue Sage

 

Jazz Piano in Lubec

By Sue Sage on July 08, 2013, at 9:27 a.m.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Mary Potterton Memorial Concert Series, Lubec’s Congregational Christian Church For the Mary Potterton Memorial Concert Series’ 7th concert, jazz pianist Kent Hewitt will be performing on Wednesday, July 17th at 7:30 p.m. Pianist/composer Kent Hewitt is happy to be returning …

4th Mary Potterton Memorial Concert

By Sue Sage on June 23, 2013, at 12:59 p.m.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Mary Potterton Memorial Concert , Lubec , Maine For more information: summerkeys ; 207-733-2316; summerkeys.com Local pianist Gregory Biss will perform in the season’s 4th Mary Potterton Memorial Concert on Wednesday, July 3rd, at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Biss was born …
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4th Mary Potterton Memorial Concert

By Sue Sage on June 23, 2013, at 12:57 p.m.
Local pianist Gregory Biss will perform in the season’s 4th Mary Potterton Memorial Concert on Wednesday, July 3rd, at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Biss was born in Illinois and educated chiefly in New England and Germany. He has studied piano with Lionel Nowak and Nadia Reisenberg and composition with Leon Kirchner …
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3rd Mary Potterton Memorial Concert

By Sue Sage on June 13, 2013, at 4:35 p.m.
Hardworking and affable pianist and SummerKeys founder Bruce Potterton will perform in the season’s 3rd Mary Potterton Memorial Concert on Wednesday, June 26th, at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Potterton is also on the faculty of the Henry St. Settlement and the Turtle Bay Music School in New York, and studied with …

SummerKeys Comes Home

By Sue Sage on June 06, 2013, at 3:51 p.m.
After last year’s exciting 20th anniversary, the SummerKeys program and concerts are back, with new faculty, classes, performances (14!), and enthusiasm! The musical program includes instruction in classical and jazz piano, organ, strings (guitar, mandolin, Celtic harp, violin, viola, cello), winds (flute, oboe, clarinet), trumpet, voice, and composition. Available nonmusical …
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SummerKeys Concerts to Begin Soon!

By Sue Sage on June 06, 2013, at 3:11 p.m.
The SummerKeys’ Mary Potterton Memorial Concert season will commence Wednesday, June 19th, 7:30 pm, with a performance by faculty member and organist Richard McIntyre. Mr. McIntyre has worked almost continuously as a church musician since the age of 16, and has conducted both choral and instrumental ensembles, as well as …

Shape-Note Singing at the CCLC

By Sue Sage on Sept. 19, 2012, at 8:49 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Sacred Harp, or shape-note singing, is a form of a cappella hymn singing that became popular in America during the early nineteenth century. It first took hold in New England, but it was the singings in the Southern states that …
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Shape-Note Singing at the CCLC

By Sue Sage on Sept. 10, 2012, at 3:08 p.m.
Shape-Note Singing at the CCLC Sacred Harp, or shape-note singing, is a form of a cappella hymn singing that became popular in America during the early nineteenth century. It first took hold in New England, but it was the singings in the Southern states that kept the tradition alive. Now, …
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Penultimate Mary Potterton Memorial Concerts

By Sue Sage on Aug. 16, 2012, at 10:32 a.m.
We are approaching the coda of the SummerKeys music season. Two exciting concerts will take place on August 22nd and 23rd, at 7:30 p.m. The first concert, Wednesday the 22nd, will feature violist Margrét Hjaltested, accompanied by pianist John Newell. Margrét Hjaltested graduated from the Reykjavik College of Music, the …

Pianist Mira Gill Returns to Lubec

By Sue Sage on Aug. 12, 2012, at 5:47 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: The season’s 10th Mary Potterton Memorial Concert will feature Pianist Mira Gill on August 15th at 7:30 p.m. Mira Gill earned her Master and Bachelor degrees from The Juilliard School of Music, and made her New York debut at Carnegie …
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Pianist Mira Gill Returns to Lubec

By Sue Sage on Aug. 12, 2012, at 5:45 p.m.
The season’s 10th Mary Potterton Memorial Concert will feature Pianist Mira Gill on August 15th at 7:30 p.m. Mira Gill earned her Master and Bachelor degrees from The Juilliard School of Music, and made her New York debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in 1997. She has performed widely …
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SummerKeys Faculty Concert in Lubec

By Sue Sage on July 15, 2012, at 9:46 a.m.
We are now halfway through the Mary Potterton Memorial Concert Series season, at the arc of the phrase, so to speak, and the midway concert will take place on Wednesday, August 1st at 7:30 p.m. Clarinetist Anna Maria Baeza is active in solo/chamber music. She has given recitals throughout the …
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Classical pianist to perform in Lubec

By Sue Sage on July 12, 2012, at 12:25 p.m.
Classical pianist Charles Jones will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, at the Congregational Christian Church in Lubec. Jones began playing and studying at an early age. A native of Roanoke, Va., he earned a master’s degree in music from the Juilliard School. He was a featured …
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Jazz Pianist Kent Hewitt in Lubec

By Sue Sage on July 12, 2012, at 12:23 p.m.
For the season’s 6th concert, Jazz pianist Kent Hewitt will be performing on Wednesday, July 18th at 7:30 p.m. Pianist/composer Kent Hewitt is happy to be returning for an 8th season to Summerkeys. This year he performed with cabaret vocalists Barbara Slater and Diane Carey at the prestigious Providence Music …

“Quartet for the End of Time” in 3rd Mary Potterton Memorial Concert

By Sue Sage on June 28, 2012, at 2:05 p.m.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Mary Potterton Memorial Concert, Lubec , ME For more information: summerkeys ; 207-733-2316; summerkeys.com The third Mary Potterton Memorial Concert takes place this Thursday, July 5th. Violinist/Violist Mary Jo Carlsen, a Montana native, earned her degrees from the University of …
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“Quartet for the End of Time” in 3rd Mary Potterton Memorial Concert

By Sue Sage on June 28, 2012, at 2:03 p.m.
LUBEC | The third Mary Potterton Memorial Concert takes place at 7:30 p.m.  Thursday, July 5, upstairs in Lubec’s Congregational Christian Church. After-concert refreshments provided by The Homeport Inn. Violinist/Violist Mary Jo Carlsen, a Montana native, earned her degrees from the University of Washington. She studied with Itzhak Perlman in …
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Bruce Potterton in Second Mary Potterton Memorial Concert

By Sue Sage on June 17, 2012, at 6:45 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: When the first musical notes of SummerKeys sounded twenty odd years ago, not even founder Bruce Potterton knew what a full-fledged program it would become. Now, it includes 26 pianos, a faculty of the same number, and countless students and …
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Bruce Potterton in Second Mary Potterton Memorial Concert

By Sue Sage on June 17, 2012, at 6:42 p.m.
When the first musical notes of SummerKeys sounded twenty odd years ago, not even founder Bruce Potterton knew what a full-fledged program it would become. Now, it includes 26 pianos, a faculty of the same number, and countless students and classes. The company of fellow music lovers, friendly local people, …

McIntyre Opens Concert Season

By Sue Sage on June 04, 2012, at 3:26 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: The Mary Potterton Memorial Concert Series makes its entrance this Wednesday, June 20th at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by second-year faculty member and organist Richard McIntyre. Mr. McIntyre has recently retired from a thirty-year career of public school teaching. …
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SummerKeys Returns to Lubec

By Sue Sage on June 01, 2012, at 1:06 p.m.
Summer has arrived, and with it come the music, classes, and lectures of SummerKeys. The musical program includes instruction in classical and jazz piano, organ, strings (guitar, mandolin, Celtic harp, violin, viola, and cello), winds (flute and clarinet), trumpet, voice, and composition. There will be extra weeks of clarinet, flute …
 
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