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Maine Music Society
Oct 7, 2016

Maine Music Society - Making Music Soar

Maine Music Society begins its 26th season with the roof-raising Battle of the Blends XXIII on November 5, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. at the Gendron Franco Center, in Lewiston.
Our audiences have come to love these extraordinary a cappella singing groups from around New England who gather to present their energetic vocal renditions of jazz, barbershop, pop, rock ‘n’ roll, and Renaissance music. Coming together to benefit MMS are: the Crosstones, None of the Above, Northfield, Edward Little A Cappella Choir, the Afternotes and the Maine Music Society Chamber Singers. Since this is always a sold-out event, make your plans to attend this celebration of music for everyone and purchase your tickets early.

Venue: Gendron Franco Center, 46 Oxford Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
Date & Time: Saturday, November 5, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Ticket information:
Advance ticket prices [$2 more at the door]:
General Seating: $25
Children under 12: $10
Group rates: 20% off groups of 10 or more

For tickets call L/A Arts [ticket agent] at 782-7228 or purchase online at www.mainemusicsociety.org

One of the groups performing: The Crosstones - Founded in 1996, The Crosstones is Bates College's oldest co-ed a cappella group. The Crosstones have always been known for their down-to-earth nature, humor, and energy, and have been performing both nationally and locally for 20 years. Previous tours have taken them around New England, over to the West Coast, and even all the way up to Montreal! Known both on and off campus for quirky performances, they perform songs from all genres ranging from Motown to pop to classic rock.


Maine Music Society
Oct 6, 2016

Weidler joins Maine Music Society Board of Directors

The Maine Music Society is pleased to welcome Patty Weidler to its Board of Directors.
Patricia holds degrees from Cornell University, University of Maine at Orono, and University of Maine School of Law. For many years, she lived in the Bryant Pond area and taught secondary alternative education, adult education, and college courses, mostly in the fields of Language Arts and mathematics. She moved to the Lewiston-Auburn area over twelve years ago and practiced family law and workers’ compensation at Linnell, Choate & Webber. Patricia currently is self-employed as a Guardian ad Litem. Her hobbies include gardening, music, sewing, and quilting. She volunteers at the Courthouse Assistance Project and sings alto with the MMS Chorale. Patricia has a large family that lives throughout the country and Montreal.

The Maine Music Society is a nonprofit music-performing organization that strives to serve the communities of Central Maine through imaginative and artistically excellent public performances and educational activities for youth.