LOVELL — The Brick Church for the Performing Arts will present classical flutist Sarah Sawin and classical saxophonist Brian Whiton at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 11. They will be accompanied by Ben Heller on piano.
Sawin will play Mozart’s Concerto No. 1 in G Major, K. 313, for flute and piano. Whiton will perform the prelude and gigue from J.S. Bach’s 1st Cello Suite, and Pierre Max Dubois’ Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Piano movements I and II.
Sawin, daughter of Farwell and Heather Sawin of Lovell, and Whiton of Stoneham and Portland are award-winning music students at the University of Southern Maine.
Sawin recently received honorable mention among woodwind players at the Anne Ganett Scholarship Competition and has won such awards as the Pearl Starbird Music Scholarship, Frank Petillo Music Award and Eva Mullford Music Scholarship. Whiton has for the past two years been nominated for the USM honors recital. In 2007, he won the Bay Chamber Concerts Summer Woodwind Prize.
Entering her junior year as a flute performance major, Sawin has been playing flute since age 9. She graduated from Fryeburg Academy, where she was recognized by her peers as Best Instrumentalist and received an Outstanding Instrumentalist Award at the Berklee Jazz Festival.
Also entering his junior year, Whiton plays second alto with the Maine Saxophone Project and tenor saxophone with the USM Saxophone Quartet. He played principal alto with the Maine All-State Band and attended the nationally renowned Interlochen Arts Camp. 
Concert tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. They will be available at the door: Refreshments will be served. The Brick Church for the Performing Arts is on Christian Hill Road, off Route 5. For more information, go to www.lovellbrickchurch.org or call 925-2792.


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