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Sean Fleming presents benefit organ concert on Oct. 30

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Ronn Orenstein | BDN
Ronn Orenstein | BDN

Damariscotta organist Sean Fleming will present an organ recital at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Newcastle on Sunday, October 30th at 3:00 p.m. Featured on the fine 1888 Hutchings organ will be Bach’s “St. Anne” prelude and fugue, Mendelssohn’s Sonata No. 3, Guilmant’s paraphrase of a chorus from Handel’s “Judas Maccabeus” (“To thine be the glory…”), a choral prelude on “St. Columba” by Charles Villiers Stanford, the famous “Carillon de Westminster” by Louis Vierne, and “Concert Variations on The Star Spangled Banner” by the Maine-born composer John Knowles Paine. There will be no charge for the concert, but donations will be accepted to benefit outreach programs at St. Andrew’s. For more information contact the St. Andrew’s office at 207-563-3533, or Sean Fleming at or The church is located at 11 Glidden Street in Newcastle.

Sean Fleming is renowned for his work as organist, pianist, music director, and accompanist throughout the United States. He serves as music director for the Young at Heart group, assistant director and accompanist of Midcoast Community Chorus, and accompanies Bowdoin Chorus, Lincoln Festival Chorus, St. Cecilia Chamber Choir, and Sheepscot Chorus. He regularly works with Downeast Singers and Tapestry Singers. He has worked with the Ann Arbor Camerata, Bowdoin College Chamber Choir, Bowdoin Summer Music Festival Chorus, Oratorio Chorale, University of Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan Society, and the University of Southern Maine Chorale and Chamber Singers. Sean has performed as accompanist in recitals at Bates College, Bowdoin College, Colby College, Round Top Center for the Arts, University of Southern Maine, University of Michigan School of Music and many other venues. He serves as organist at St. Andrew’s, Newcastle.