Hear this! Upcoming performances in Blue Hill

Top brass

Trumpeter Curt Brossmer, Wanda Whitener, on French horn; trumpeter Bill Whitener and trombonist Anita Jerosch will perform a free, family-friendly holiday concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Bagaduce Music Performance Hall at 49 South St. in Blue Hill.

Called Acadia Brass, the ensemble is part of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s “Meet the Music Makers” program and one of several small ensembles that visit a Maine town or region and conduct single or multiple day residencies.

Bagaduce Music (aka the Bagaduce Music Lending Library) is hosting the concert while Machias Savings Bank and The Tabitha & Stephen King Foundation are sponsoring the event.

For more info, contact Bagaduce Music at 374-5454 and visit www.bagaducemusic.org.

Strike up the band!

Like many Maine towns, Brooklin has a community band, dating back to the 1900s, which was reestablished by Jon Hopkins in 2003. Directed by Dan Conte, the 22-member band plays at Blue Hill’s Last Night festivities, over the Fourth of July, at local nursing homes and other venues and occasions.

This holiday season, the volunteer corps of woodwind and brass will perform seasonal music, marches, jazz tunes and a carol sing-along at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Bagaduce Music’s Performance Hall at 49 South St. in Blue Hill. The family-friendly concert is free. For more info, call 374-5454 and visit bagaducemusic.org.

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