Program I - In the Palace
Thursday, July 14, 7 pm
South Congregational Church, 2 North St, Kennebunkport map

Friday, July 15, 7 pm​​ 
First Congregational Church, 301 Cottage Rd, South Portland  map


Keane Southard, Duo for Clarinet and Cello
Heinrich von Herzogenberg, Trio, Op.61,

for Oboe, Horn, and Piano
Bohuslav Martinů, Quartet,

for Clarinet, Horn, Cello and Side Drum  
Ned Rorem, Pas de Trois, for Oboe, Violin and Piano


Pamela Mia Paul, Piano 
Kathleen McNerney, Oboe

Gary Gorczyca, Clarinet 
Kevin Owen, Horn
Dean Stein, Violin 

Wayne Smith, Cello
Aaron Trant, SIde Drum



Program II - Glad Grace
Wednesday, July 27, 7 pm
Lincoln Theater, 2 Theater St, Damariscotta map

Thursday, July 28, 7 pm​
St. David's Episcopal Church, 138 York St, Kennebunk map


Augusta Read Thomas, Pilgrim Soul

for English horn and Two Violins
Antonín Dvořák, Terzetto,

for Two Violins and Viola
Grażyna Bacewicz, Trio, for Oboe, Violin and Cello 
Arnold Bax, Quintet for Oboe and String Quartet
Kathleen McNerney, Oboe/English Horn 
Dean Stein, Violin
Adrienne Harmon, Violin
Brianna Fischler, Viola  
Ashima Scripp, Cello


Program III - Influences
Thursday, August 11, 7 pm
First Parish Congregational Church UCC, 12 Beach St, Saco map

Friday, August 12, 7 pm 
First Parish Church, UCC 9 Cleaveland St, Brunswick map

Jessie Montgomery, Duo  for Violin, and Cello
André Previn, Trio, for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano
Nadia Boulanger, Trio for Oboe, Cello, Piano
Jennifer Higdon, Dark Wood,

for Bassoon, Violin, Cello and Piano
Jonathan Bailey Holland, Synchrony,

for Oboe, Bassoon, Violin, Cello, Piano and pre-recorded tape 
Chiharu Naruse, Piano 
Kathleen McNerney, Oboe 
Wren Saunders, Bassoon 
Dean Stein, Violin 
Jing Li, Cello


2022 Summer Concerts

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The Composers Top: Ned Rorem, Heinrich von Herzogenberg 
Lower: Keane Southard, Bohuslav Martin

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The Composers Top: Grażyna Bacewicz Antonín Dvořák Lower: Arnold Bax, Augusta Read Thomas

VC 22 3 Montgomery, Previn, Boulanger Holland Higdon.jpg

The Composers Top: Jessie Montgomery, André Previn Lower: Nadia Boulanger, Jennifer Higdon, Jonathan Bailey Holland

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VC III Musicians 2022.jpg

The Performers Left to right: Kathleen McNerney, oboe Dean Stein, violin Kevin Owen, horn  Pamela Mia Paul, piano, Wayne Smith, cello, Gary Gorczyca, clarinet  Aaron Trant, side drum 

The Performers  Top to bottom, then right: Adrienne Harmon, violin Brianna Fischler, viola, Ashima Scripp, cello,     Kathleen McNerney, oboe/English horn, Dean Stein, violin

The Performers Top to bottom, then right: Chiharu Naruse, piano,  Jing Li, cello  Wren Saunders, bassoon,

Kathleen McNerney, oboe   Dean Stein, violin