KITTERY, MAINE — The Seacoast Wind Ensemble (SWE) will perform a concert for Veterans Day: Honoring Those Who Have Served on Saturday, November 12 at 7:00 pm at the Star Theater in Kittery, Maine.
SWE performs under the direction of Dr. Mark Stickney.
The program will include marches such as John Philip Sousa’s “Hands Across the Sea”, the patriotic “American Visions” by Travis Weller, “Autumn Rose” by Julie Giroux, and the major work “Symphony for Band” by Morton Gould.
The concert is free and open to the public. SWE gladly accepts donations at the door. At this time, masks are optional at Star Theater.
SWE, established in 1984, is a 50-piece community-level concert band, based out of Kittery, Maine. Comprised of musicians from all professional occupations and trades, SWE performs annually throughout New Hampshire, Maine and northern Massachusetts.
The ensemble is directed by Dr. Mark Stickney, who has held teaching and conducting positions at numerous universities, travels extensively throughout the country as a clinician and guest conductor, and is the founder of the nonprofit organization Historic Music of Newport, Rhode Island. Assistant Conductor, Jonathan Roth has been a music educator for over 30 years and is currently Music Director of the Shapleigh School in Kittery, Maine where he conducts 3 bands and the jazz ensemble.