Symphonic Band to Perform Free Concerts on Spring Tour

The University of Maine Symphonic Band will kick off a four-day, nine-performance spring tour April 2.

The 45-member instrumental ensemble will perform four free 7 p.m. concerts for the public on its swing through Maine — Wednesday, April 2 at Bucksport High School; Thursday, April 3 at Camden Hills Regional High School in Rockport; Friday, April 4 at Vinalhaven School; and Saturday, April 5 with the Bath Municipal Band at Morse High School in Bath.

Christopher White conducts the UMaine Symphonic Band, which includes music majors and students pursuing a variety of academic disciplines. Each fall, membership is determined by rigorous audition.

The band will also perform at five school assemblies during the tour: Wednesday, April 2, at Brewer Performing Arts Center and at George Stevens Academy in Blue Hill; Thursday, April 3, at Pemetic Elementary School in Southwest Harbor and Oceanside High School in Rockland; and Friday, April 4, at Vinalhaven School.