The YMCA Outdoor Learning & Education Center *does* have limited parking, so please plan to pre-register by calling the Auburn-Lewiston YMCA at (207) 795-4095. If your plans change and you can't make it, please let them know in case anyone is on the waiting list!
Admission is by donation, with a suggested donation of $15 for adults and $5 for students/children.
Due to COVID19, health officials are asking that masks be worn inside at public events, even for those who are vaccinated. Masks will be required to enter the building and can be provided upon request. Thank you for your understanding as we work together to present & enjoy this concert as safely as possible!
Parking is available on either side of the church, on the street, and next door at 72 Main Street. There is additional parking in the town lot at the corner of Main & Union Streets.
FMI: please contact Christina at firstname.lastname@example.org
2pm - Scottish fiddle workshop (more details soon)
3pm - Scottish Fiddle & Song ConcertSeán Heely and I will be presenting an exciting program of Scottish fiddle and song. From elegant, haunting slow airs, Gaelic songs, mighty pipe marches, and wild strathspeys & reels, this concert will have it all!
Session - after a short break, we'll start an open session, so musicians bring your instruments (& voices)!
This event is free & open to the public. Donations welcome, from $1 to $35, to cover event costs. We're planning to be outdoors, but if the weather is wet we'll be in the "garage" building with doors open at each end.
Searsport Shores Oceanfront Camping is at 216 W Main St, Searsport, ME.
Rain date: October 24th
The concert will be also be aired at a later date on the Down East Singers' YouTube Channel. Cosponsored by Camden Public Library.
Free and open to the public, following covid masking protocols, which will be updated closer to the concert date. The socially distanced maximum audience is capped at 35 audience members.
Donations welcome: I'm looking forward to traveling to Scotland ASAP post-pandemic and appreciate any help with funding my musical education!
SELECTED PAST EVENTS
New World Festival - Bethany Church - Randolph, VT
Fiddle on the Front Porch - Cumston Hall - Monmouth, ME
Make Music Portland - Portland, ME
Young Stars of Maine Prizewinners Concert - Rockport Opera House - Rockport, ME
Old Songs Festival with Young Tradition Touring Group - Elley Long Center - Colchester, VT
Club Passim Campfire Festival (virtual)
Cabot Arts Celtic Equinox (virtual)
Solo Trad Fiddle Show at New England Folk Festival (virtual)
Young Tradition Touring Group - Chandler Center for the Arts, Highland Center for the Arts, Barre Opera House - VT
Hornpipe Night with Owen Marshall - Irish Night at Blue - Portland, ME
Make Music Portland (virtual)
Floating Fiddle Concert - Belgrade Lakes - Belgrade, ME
Young Tradition Vermont Interview & Solo Set (virtual)
Down East Country Dance Festival with Maine Folque Co-op - Topsham, ME
Opening Set for Acadia Traditional School of Music & Dance - Bar Harbor, ME
Windjammer Festival with Ben Foss - Boothbay Harbor, ME
Solo set at The Big Gig for The Shetland Folk Frenzy - Mareel - Lerwick, Shetland
Solo Set at Pineland Fiddler/Hjaltibonhoga Concert - Lerwick, Shetland
Opened for Pete's Posse ~ North Church Concert Series - Farmington, ME
House Concert at MacArthur House - Marlboro, VT
St. Andrew's Day Solo Show - Winthrop, ME
Cape Breton with Pineland Fiddlers - Gaelic College, Red Shoe Pub, Celtic Interpretive Center
American Folk Festival 2015 with Maine Folque Co-op - Folklife Center - Bangor, ME
With Lisa Ornstein and Le Bruit Court dans la Ville - Olin Arts Center - Lewiston, ME
Franco Day 2016 & 2017 with Maine Folque Co-op - Maine State House - Augusta, ME
Maine Highland Games 2016 with Pineland Fiddlers - Topsham, ME
Maine Acoustic Festival 2017 & 2018 - Falmouth, ME
Celebrity Chef Gala 2017 & 2018 - Sugarloaf Conference Center - Carrabassett Valley, ME
Tree for Boston Centennial Commemoration - Maine State House - Augusta, ME
Contradance with Claude Méthé and Dana Whittle - Colby College - Waterville, ME
Boys & Girls Club of America 2018 Conference with National Youth Talent Performers - San Diego, CA
Solo at Boys and Girls Club of America Board of Directors Dinner - San Diego, CA
American Folk Festival 2018 with Genticorum - Dance Tent - Bangor, ME
Cape Breton for Celtic Colours 2018 - various open mics & sessions