Criterion Theatre

October 12, 2018

Thornton Academy Symphony Orchestra

The Thornton Academy Symphony Orchestra from Saco, Maine will be appearing at the Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor for a 10:00 a.m. performance on November 2, 2018 for local school children. The Conners Emerson School will be host to this fifty-piece full orchestra. The orchestra will be performing a lively mix of music, including Russian Sailors’ Dance, Music from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pirates of the Caribbean as well as some classical favorites.  The orchestra is directed by Anne Wilkinson, and the winds and percussion are prepared by Thornton Academy Band Director Jennifer Witherell-Stebbins.

The Thornton Academy Symphony Orchestra will provide afternoon workshops for the string students, under the direction of Rebecca Edmondson, at the Conners Emerson School.

Thornton Academy is an Independent school in Saco, Maine. All Saco and Dayton students attend Thornton, and their tuition is paid by their respective cities. The Saco and Dayton String program numbers over 250 students, and many can be found participating in District Festivals, All-State Music Festival, as well as acceptance into the All-Eastern and All-National Orchestras.

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