Winter Harbor Music Festival to begin 2013 concert offerings with a star-studded recital at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15, at Oceanside Meadows Inn, 202 Corea Road, Prospect Harbor. Suggested donation is $10 for advance tickets and $12 at the door. Call 201-963-5557 to reserve tickets. http://www.oceaninn.com/
In celebration of Winter Harbor Music Festival’s fifth anniversary season, faculty and participants will offer an evening of celebrated concert literature and a U.S. premiere.
The concert will feature Downeast Maine’s own Grammy award winning pianist, Paul Sullivan, the U.S. premiere of Elliot Schwartz’s Trio for Flute, Viola and Percussion 2012 (with Deirdre McArdle Manning, Anatole Wieck and Nathaniel Hackworth); and Carol Wincenc, regarded as one of today’s international stars of the flute; noted cellist Evangeline Benedetti, The Silver Duo, Gena Raps, pianist and Peter Thoresen, countertenor.
WHMF’s 5th anniversary season also features the return of the 4th annual Winter Harbor Music Festival Summer Sing (August 16th at 7:30p.m. Hammond Hall, 427 Main Street, Winter Harbor), where members of the community are invited to sing or just listen to Haydn’s Creation. Faculty and festival participants will offer a ‘Side by Side’ workshop performance at Hammond Hall (August 17 at 7:30p.m.) Please visit http://www.winterharbormusicfestival.com/events.html or call 917-291-0143 for more information.
About Winter Harbor Music Festival: The mission of Winter Harbor Music Festival is to bring together musicians of different ages and stages, with world-class artists, in performance, amidst the beauty of Downeast Coastal Maine. WHMF’s annual week-long program offers instrumentalists and singers a unique opportunity to study and perform together as solo, chamber and choral musicians.
Participants work with a faculty of internationally acclaimed artists and teachers in ensemble coaching sessions, master classes and choral-orchestral rehearsals. The 2013 WHMF will take place from August 11-18. Winter Harbor Music Festival is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization.For more information, visit: http://www.winterharbormusicfestival.com and https://www.facebook.com/whmusicfestival?ref=hl