Snow Pond Press Release (NBRC Grant)

 

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September 20, 2016
For Immediate Release

Snow Pond Center for the Arts is extremely proud to announce that it has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Northern Regional Borders Commission. This competitive grant was awarded to Snow Pond Center for the Arts through Maine’s Department of Economic Development to support job creation, stimulate population growth and increase tourism here in Central Maine. Snow Pond is one of the few non-profits to have ever received this award.
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2016 SUMMER MUSIC SERIES -Press Release

Contact: Matthew Wiggin

Phone: 844-476-6976

Email: matthew.wiggin@snowpond.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 4, 2016

SNOW POND CENTER FOR THE ARTS AND NEW ENGLAND MUSIC CAMP ANNOUNCE

 2016 SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

SIDNEY, MAINE− Snow Pond Center for the Arts and the New England Music Camp announce their 2016 Summer Music Series. This exciting season will feature some of the world’s best musicians and performers. From Snow Pond’s very own Symphony Orchestra, to big band jazz with Al Corey under the stars, and onto NEMC’s 37th Annual Pops Concert, the summer of 2016 promises to be one of the best yet.

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SNOW POND MUSIC FESTIVAL EVENTS CALENDAR 2015

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Contact: Matthew Wiggin

Phone: 860-849-2263

Email: mwiggin@nemusiccamp.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 13, 2015

 

SNOW POND CENTER FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCES

 

SNOW POND MUSIC FESTIVAL EVENTS CALENDAR

 

SIDNEY, MAINE− Snow Pond Center for the Arts is excited to announce their 2015 Snow Pond Music Festival (snowpondmusicfestival.com) event calendar (May 31-June 21, 2015). Special performances from the Frederick L. Hemke Saxophone Institute, Maine Chamber Music Seminar, Snow Pond Composers Workshop, and the Snow Pond Group Piano Teaching Institute. All performances are free and open to the public.

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Make Art, Transform Lives: The Importance of Art Education

Robert Lynch, President and CEO of Americans for the Arts, discusses that, despite the countless studies that have demonstrated the immeasurable benefits of art education, schools continue cutting back or eliminating their art programs due to budget constraints.  Read more…

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This infographic is from Mediaplanet’s special insert on arts education and creative careers in the September 19, 2014 issue of USA TODAY. Image Credit: Mediaplanet


Alive Inside: Music & Memory

Alive-Inside-Film-Poster-2014ALIVE INSIDE is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music. His camera reveals the uniquely human connection we find in music and how its healing power can triumph where prescription medication falls short.

This stirring documentary follows social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory

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NPR’s “From The Top” Recorded Live at Bowl in the Pines

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Listen to the show, recorded live on June 20, 2014, at the Bowl in the Pines on the campus of Snow Pond Center for the Arts.

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From NPR: From the Snow Pond Center for the Arts in Sidney, Maine, this week’s From the Top features one of the strongest teenage oboists From the Top has encountered in the past few years performing a gorgeous Elegie by Francis Poulenc … a 14-year-old violinist performs Vieuxtemp’s virtuosic show piece, the Yankee Doodle Variations … and we meet a harpist who shares some wonderful stories about growing up studying music on rugged and rural Mt. Desert Island, Maine.

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Portland Symphony Orchestra

Portland Symphony Orchestra photoJoin us on Sunday, June 29th, 2014, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for a live concert presented by the Portland Symphony Orchestra in the historic Bowl in the Pines on the campus of Snow Pond Center for the Arts.  The program will consist of:

Ravel – Tombeau de Couperin
Gershwin – An American in Paris
                 – Intermission –
Dvorak – Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88

Serving the city of Portland, the state of Maine, and northern New England, the PSO is the largest performing arts organization in Maine. With critically acclaimed performances and broad community engagement, the PSO is widely regarded as one of the top symphony orchestras of its size in the country.

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