As always we will be having numerous free offerings this spring and summer season to help spread the joy and wondrous sounds of music to everyone in our beautiful section of Midcoast Maine.
all programs and artists subject to change.
Free Events during our Summer Concerts Series and Screen Door Festival
Tuesday 25 July – 9:30AM – Zoot Coffee
CHRISTOPHER COSTANZA, cello
Much-loved musician Christopher Costanza performs in this bustling and inviting café on Elm Street - FREE!
Saturday 5 August – 6PM – Megunticook Lake
A follow up to our hugely successful lake concert last year; join us for a musical happening featuring New York City band BROWN RICE FAMILY on Megunticook Lake - FREE!
Megunticook Lake (Water Access only)
Put in at Bog Bridge or Gypsy Landing and use the following coordinates to locate the dock where the band will be playing.
Wednesday 9 August – 5PM - Union Hall
Josie and Sophie Davis, Anna and Maya French, Nate Martin and Colin Wheatley present an intimate evening of music for strings. The program includes seldom performed duos and trios Dvorak and Gliére, and a group performance of traditional Celtic music. Come relish in this FREE, pre-dinner concert.
Wednesday 16 August – 11AM - Union Hall
Palaver Strings will present a family-friendly yoga class, complete with live music. Yoga teachers, Missy Hatch and Rachel Nixon will choreograph the movements to the music. All welcome!
This is a Free event!
Friday 11 August – 4PM - Union Hall
Envision is an intense, weeklong workshop, offering young musicians the opportunity to study chamber music under the direction of professional musicians. Students will receive coaching from Sophie and Josie Davis, Maya French, Nate Martin and Colin Wheatley, with additional art activities and workshops offered by Anna French .
Please join us to hear the musicians of tomorrow in this FREE culminating performance of Bay Chamber’s Envision program, supporting youth-focused music making and studies.
Sunday 13 August – 5:00PM – Rockport Marine Park
A FREE outdoor jazz performance on picturesque Rockport Harbor. A prestigious ensemble of artists from around the world come together to play for the Creative Ensemble Collective, a nonprofit organization fostering exceptional and diverse music. The concert this year will explore the development of jazz in the 20th century. This unique musical journey will reveal the music’s unwavering loyalty to its roots in blues and dance, as well as its restless spirit of innovation and change.
Thursday 17 August – 1PM - Camden Village Green
Our adventurous trio plays a free concert on the Camden Village Green. Bring a picnic and join these exceptional musicians for a fun, FREE, interactive outdoor concert.
Friday 18 August – 1PM – Camden Village Green
Our much loved resident string ensemble plays outdoors on the Camden Village Green; join us for a free lunchtime concert.