October 6, 2015 1:31 pm
A pianist whom the BBC called “tremendous” and one of Maine’s best-known fiddlers offer an evening of original and traditional music at Bates College on Oct. 7.
January 31, 2013 4:36 pm
The third annual Bates College Folk Music Festival takes place Feb. 8-9.
January 9, 2010 10:25 am
Lissa Schneckenburger, a rising young folk musician and former Litchfield resident, performs at Bates College at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
April 13, 2004 11:50 am
Greg Boardman, a fiddler and music teacher known for decades as a pillar of Maine’s folk music community, celebrates the release of his new CD with a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, April 30, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College, 75 Russell St.
March 3, 1999 2:57 pm
The Bates College Fighting Bobcat Orchestra, directed by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, March 19 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited and admission is free.
April 22, 1996 11:26 am
The performance, to be conducted by Greg Boardman, is open to the public. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased by calling 207-783-4422 during daytime hours. Matthews’ Double Concerto for solo violin, solo viola and small orchestra, a three-movement work, reflects the heritage of New England and Franco- American fiddling. The piece includes themes based on such well-known fiddle tunes as “Marie’s Wedding” and “Isabeau s’y promene.” Soloists will be violinist Steve Kecskemethy and violist Julia Adams, members of the Portland String Quartet and string instructors at Bates.