Music in March


Music in March 2024

The Friends are pleased to sponsor this popular annual event. Concerts take place Saturdays in March at 1pm in the Highlands Community Room.

The library has welcomed musicians as diverse as flute ensemble, Candelia, bluegrass band, Pejepscot Station, Bowdoin College’s female a Capella group, Miscellania, Brunswick folk singer, Jud Caswell and the Nor’easters Barbershop Quartet.  Here’s what you have to look forward to this year:

March 2: Cul de Sax – Cul de Sax, featuring professional musicians Paul Aliapoulios, Chris Gutscher, Jim Huebener, and Susan Nourse, is a quartet that plays all the major members of the saxophone family, soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone. The quartet’s repertoire covers a wide range of music and concert themes, featuring stylistic performances of music from Baroque to Broadway and Joplin to Jazz. In this performance, Cul de Sax will be playing music by George Gershwin, Van Morrison, Duke Ellington, and Lennon/McCartney among others.

March 9: Giff Jamison & Nancy Sferra – Songwriters Giff Jamison and Nancy Sferra frequently perform as a duo, playing mostly original music throughout the Midcoast. Jamison draws from folk, jazz and rock influences, but his roots are country blues and finger-style guitar. He is a four-time finalist at the New England Songwriters Contest; and released a CD of original tunes, 2013’s Ramone. Sferra is a multi-instrumentalist who got her musical start teaching herself to play guitar on a nylon string Harmony (purchased with S & H Green Stamps) and moved into songwriting. With the new millennium, she began performing her folk-blues compositions locally and recorded two CDs, Smoke and Bones and Hardened Ground. Recently they have been recording a new CD of original material at Frog Hollow studio.

March 16: Nor’easters Barbarshop ChorusThe Nor’easters celebrate their 58th year of being a chartered Barbershop Harmony Society Chorus! They sing 4 part a cappella in tight harmony. In 2019, they expanded to form a mixed chorus, adding female voices. Both groups will perform. For more information about the Nor’easters et al visit

March 23: Midcoast High Winds Flute Choir – MHWFC is a group of 15 professional and serious amateur flute players, who play a variety of instruments in the flute family. Their repertoire includes pieces from classical to modern and is often theme-based by season.

There is sure to be something for everyone!