Orchestra includes
MMS director Corrie
on harpsichord
 
LEWISTON — A string orchestra with harpsichord and oboe will perform the works of Bach at Trinity Church in Lewiston Saturday, Oct.29, beginning at 7:30 p.m.  The concert is being produced as a benefit for the Jubilee Center, in order to support its important work in downtown Lewiston.
 
Works to be performed include the Brandenburg Concerto Number Six, featuring viola soloists Greg Boardman and Linda Vaillancourt, accompanied by viola da gamba players Mark Nordberg  and Barbara Oliver, cellist Abbie Collette, bassist John Lawson, and John Corrie, harpsichord.  
 
Corrie, who  is choir director at Bates College as well as music director for the Maine Music Society, will perform selections from Bach’s Partita Number One for harpsichord.  
 
The celebrated Air for Strings from the Orchestral Suite Number 3 will follow, then oboist Billie Jo Brito and violinist Aaron Pettengill will be joined by strings and harpsichord for the concluding work of the program, the Concerto in C Minor for Oboe, Violin and Orchestra.

The Trinity Jubilee Center is a nonreligious organization located at Trinity Episcopal Church, 247 Bates St. The Center’s five programs, the meals program, food pantry, day shelter, resource center, and refugee integration program, serve more than 1,000 people every week. Every year the center helps hungry people by providing not only hot meals and healthy groceries, but help addressing the reasons they are hungry, through helping people find jobs and housing and negotiate the challenges in their lives.

 Admission is $10 at the door.  FMI: call 207-344-3106.


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