Upcoming Music Performances

Sean Fleming  

Date City Venue Country
06/02/17 Brunswick Studzinski Auditorium, Bowdoin College United States
Time: 1:30pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 207-725-3433. Venue phone: (207) 798-4141. Anthony Antolini conducts and Sean Fleming accompanies the annual Alumni Sing in the Tillotson Room in Gibson Hall on the Bowdoin College campus on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 1:30 PM. Now in its eleventh year, the Reunion Sing has become a popular part of Reunion Weekend for Polar Bears of all ages. Join in the open sing with Tony Antolini ’63, director of the Bowdoin Chorus. It doesn’t matter if you never sang when you were at Bowdoin—it’s never too late to join this multigenerational choir and raise your voice in song! We’ll sing preselected music that includes Bowdoin College songs, Glee Club standards, and choral masterpieces. Some will be for mixed choir, others for men’s choir—a nostalgic sound that gave rise to the slogan “Bowdoin Is a Singing College!” Related post. More information
06/02/17 Brunswick Bowdoin College United States
Time: 1:30pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 207-725-3433. Address: 5000 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011. Venue phone: (207) 725-3433. Anthony Antolini conducts and Sean Fleming accompanies the annual Alumni Sing in Kanbar Auditorium in Studzinski Recital Hall on the Bowdoin College campus. Now in its eleventh year, the Reunion Sing has become a popular part of Reunion Weekend for Polar Bears of all ages. Join in the open sing with Tony Antolini ’63, director of the Bowdoin Chorus. It doesn’t matter if you never sang when you were at Bowdoin—it’s never too late to join this multigenerational choir and raise your voice in song! We’ll sing preselected music that includes Bowdoin College songs, Glee Club standards, and choral masterpieces. Some will be for mixed choir, others for men’s choir—a nostalgic sound that gave rise to the slogan “Bowdoin Is a Singing College!” Related post. More information
06/25/17 Boothbay Harbor Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor United States
Time: 4:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 125 Townsend Ave Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1844. Venue phone: 207-633-4757. Jazz singer Molly Pitcher and pianist Sean Fleming join to present an afternoon of cool jazz in the beautiful Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor, on Sunday, June 25th at 4:00 PM. Molly Pitcher is the vocalist for the Interplay Jazz Septet. She loves to create duos, trios and other combos featuring standards and other lesser known jazz tunes. There are no limits just new tunes. Related post. More information
07/23/17 Southport, Maine Church of All Saints-by-the-Sea United States
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Southport, ME 04576. Venue phone: 207-633-7301. Sean Fleming will play a dedicatory recital on Sunday, July 23 at 4:00 PM to celebrate the installation of a new Allen organ at the Church of All Saints-by-the-Sea in Southport, Maine. A varied program will be presented. Related post.
07/25/17 Lewiston Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (Prince of Peace Parish) United States
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 122 Ash St Lewiston, ME 04240-6804. Venue phone: (207) 777-1200. Back by popular demand, Maine Friends of Music, a professional chamber ensemble composed of flutist Linda Brunner, bassoonist David DeBolt, and keyboardist Sean Fleming, will perform at St. Peter’s Basilica in Lewiston on Tuesday, July 25, at 7:30 PM. The Maine Friends of Music are pleased to welcome renowned soprano Mary Sullivan. The program will feature several pieces for soprano and ensemble. Sullivan has appeared as a soloist with numerous ensembles in New England, including the Oratorio Chorale, Cantemus, the Concord Women’s Chorus, and the Lincoln Festival Chorus. Maine Friends of Music specializes in quick-paced programs that create interesting listening experiences, with a variety of tone, colors, and styles. Much of the ensemble’s repertoire features a mixture of classic eighteenth-century Baroque selections, including works by Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven, as well as twentieth century composers such as Debussy, Hindemith, Vaughan-Williams and Koechlin. New music written for the Maine Friends of Music concerts by crossover classic/jazz composer Bill Douglas, as well as material composed by Bernard Garfield, Sean Fleming, and David DeBolt expands the ensemble’s repertoire further. This concert marks the third time the Basilica has hosted the popular group’s Baroque and Beyond repertoire in its large sanctuary. Related post.
07/26/17 Thomaston Montpelier The General Henry Knox Museum United States
Time: 6:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 207-354-8062. Address: Thomaston, ME 04861. Venue phone: 207-354-0858. Back by popular demand, Maine Friends of Music, a professional chamber ensemble composed of flutist Linda Brunner, bassoonist David DeBolt, and keyboardist Sean Fleming, will perform at Montpelier – the big white house at the turn to Saint George in Thomaston – on Thursday, June 25, at 6:30 p.m. Advance tickets can be purchased online at www.knoxmuseum.org or by calling 354-8062. The Maine Friends of Music are pleased to welcome renowned soprano Mary Sullivan. The program will feature several pieces for soprano and ensemble. Sullivan has appeared as a soloist with numerous ensembles in New England, including the Oratorio Chorale, Cantemus, the Concord Women’s Chorus, and the Lincoln Festival Chorus. Maine Friends of Music specializes in quick-paced programs that create interesting listening experiences, with a variety of tone, colors, and styles. Much of the ensemble’s repertoire features a mixture of classic eighteenth-century Baroque selections, including works by Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven, as well as twentieth century composers such as Debussy, Hindemith, Vaughan-Williams and Koechlin. New music written for the Maine Friends of Music concerts by crossover classic/jazz composer Bill Douglas, as well as material composed by Bernard Garfield, Sean Fleming, and David DeBolt expands the ensemble’s repertoire further. This concert marks the tenth time Knox Museum has hosted the popular group’s Baroque and Beyond repertoire in its Federal-period appointed Oval Room, so renowned for its acoustics. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. For more information contact Knox Museum at (207) 354-8062 or info@knoxmuseum.org. Related post. Ticket information More information
07/30/17 South Bristol, Maine South Bristol Union Church, United Church of Christ United States
Time: 3:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: State Route 29, Middle Road. Venue phone: 207-644-8242. Back by popular demand, Maine Friends of Music, a professional chamber ensemble composed of flutist Linda Brunner, bassoonist David DeBolt, and keyboardist Sean Fleming, will perform at the South Bristol Union Church in South Bristol on Sunday, July 30, at 3:00 PM. The Maine Friends of Music are pleased to welcome renowned soprano Mary Sullivan as their guest for the summer season. The program will feature pieces for soprano and ensemble. Sullivan has appeared as a soloist with numerous ensembles in New England, including the Oratorio Chorale, Cantemus, the Concord Women’s Chorus, and the Lincoln Festival Chorus. Maine Friends of Music specializes in quick-paced programs that create interesting listening experiences, with a variety of tone, colors, and styles. Much of the ensemble’s repertoire features a mixture of classic eighteenth-century Baroque selections, including works by Bach, Mozart, and Beethoven, as well as twentieth century composers such as Debussy, Hindemith, Vaughan-Williams and Koechlin. New music written for the Maine Friends of Music concerts by crossover classic/jazz composer Bill Douglas, as well as material composed by Bernard Garfield, Sean Fleming, and David DeBolt expands the ensemble’s repertoire further. This concert marks the fifth time Union Church of South Bristol has hosted the popular group’s Baroque and Beyond repertoire in its beautiful sanctuary. Related post.
08/09/17 Lewiston Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (Prince of Peace Parish) United States
Time: 12:15pm. Admission: free with donations accepted. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 122 Ash St Lewiston, ME 04240-6804. Venue phone: (207) 777-1200. Sean Fleming will present an organ recital on the historic four-manual Casavant pipe organ at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Lewiston on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 12:15 p.m. Mr. Fleming will perform the Organ Symphony No. 5 by Charles-Marie Widor, which includes the famous Toccata heard at many weddings and festive masses. Admission will be free. For more information, please call (207) 380-2769 or email sean68@email.com. Installed in 1938, the Casavant organ at the basilica is the largest church organ in Maine, and second in size to only the Kotzschmar organ at Merrill Auditorium, Portland. The instrument has been played by many of the world’s leading organists; including the great French organist, Marcel Dupre, and Dr. Charles-Marie Courboin. Widor’s Fifth Symphony will showcase the full capabilities of the Casavant, a superb instrument designed in the style of the Cavaillé-Coll organs for which Widor composed his organ symphonies. An organ recitalist who has performed throughout the United States, Sean Fleming studied organ and piano with Ray Cornils, John Doney, Michael Lindsey, and Gerald McGee. For the past twenty-three years he has served as organist at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Newcastle. Mr. Fleming performs regularly with the Bowdoin Chorus, Down East Singers, Lincoln Academy Lincolnaires, Lincoln Festival Chorus, Maine Friends of Music, St. Cecilia Chamber Choir, Sheepscot Valley Chorus, and Tapestry Singers. He is the assistant director of Midcoast Community Chorus, and is the music director for the Hearts Ever Young Chorus. He regularly accompanies many high school and junior high festivals. He has worked with Ann Arbor Camerata, Bowdoin Chamber Choir, Bowdoin Summer Music Festival Chorus, Colby College Chorale, Maine Pro Musica, Oratorio Chorale, Renaissance Voices, University of Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan Society, University of Southern Maine Chorale, University of Southern Maine Chamber Singers, and Vox Nova Chamber Choir. Sean Fleming has directed or accompanied over sixty-five musical theater productions nationwide. Most recently he was the music director and orchestral conductor for “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Godspell,” “Jekyll and Hyde,” “The Legend of Jim Cullen,” and “Sunday in the Park with George” with Heartwood Regional Theater Company, “Shrek,” “Aida,” and “Little Shop of Horrors” at The Waldo Theater, and “The Music Man” with the Watts Hall Community Players. He was the recipient of a 2009 St. Botolph Club Foundation grant award in recognition of his achievements in music. Related post.
08/18/17 Brunswick Bowdoin College Chapel United States
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (207) 633-3913. Address: 5000 College Station, Brunswick, ME 04011. Venue phone: (207) 798-4141. The Lincoln Festival Chorus, under the direction of Anthony Antolini, and accompanied by pianist Sean Fleming and harpist Virginia “Suki” Flanagan, will present a concert presenting an historical procession of American composers’ works, at the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor on August 18th and the Bowdoin College Chapel in Brunswick on August 20th. Both concerts will be at 7:30 PM. Lincoln Festival Chorus will present an historical procession of American composers’ works from Supply Belcher and William Billings to Randall Thompson, Samuel Barber and Myron Roberts and Duke Ellington. The featured work will be Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.” Related post. More information
08/20/17 Boothbay Harbor Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor United States
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (207) 633-3913. Address: 125 Townsend Ave Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1844. Venue phone: 207-633-4757. The Lincoln Festival Chorus, under the direction of Anthony Antolini, and accompanied by pianist Sean Fleming and harpist Virginia “Suki” Flanagan, will present a concert presenting an historical procession of American composers’ works, at the Congregational Church of Boothbay Harbor on August 18th and the Bowdoin College Chapel in Brunswick on August 20th. Both concerts will be at 7:30 PM. Lincoln Festival Chorus will present an historical procession of American composers’ works from Supply Belcher and William Billings to Randall Thompson, Samuel Barber and Myron Roberts and Duke Ellington. The featured work will be Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.” Related post. More information
12/20/17 Thomaston, ME St. John’s Episcopal Church United States
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 200 Main Street, Thomaston, ME 04861. Venue phone: (207) 354-8734. The Episcopal Church of Saint John Baptist presents its annual “Messiah” sing on December 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at St. John’s in Thomaston. Anthony Antolini conducts and Sean Fleming accompanies, joined by members of the Mozart Mentors orchestra. “Messiah,” the most well-known of George Frideric Handel’s works, relates the story of the life of Jesus. Perhaps the most famous portion of the work is the “Hallelujah” chorus. This holiday classic is a wonderful way to bring in the holidays. The Mozart Mentors Orchestra, in its tenth season, is made up of Maine string teachers and their top students, ranging in age from 10 to 18. Related post. More information

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