The orchestras meet for two semesters during the school year. The fall session runs from late September to early December, and the spring session from mid-January to mid April.


2017 Rehearsal Schedule

Prima – 3:00-3:45pm
Mezza – 3:45-4:45pm
Avanzata – 4:45-5:45pm

Fall Semester: 9/12/17 – 12/5/17
Spring Semester: 1/9/18 – 4/10/18

There are no rehearsals during school vacations.

Rehearsal Locations

All three orchestras rehearse in the band room at Great Salt Bay School, located at 559 Main Street in Damariscotta.


The Fall semester concert will take place at 7:00pm on Tuesday December 5, at the Lincoln Theater in downtown Damariscotta.

The Spring semester concert is scheduled for Tuesday, April 10, 2018.

Note to performers: dress code is black and white for Prima and Mezza orchestras, and all black (with red accent) for Avanzata.



The fee to participate is $65 for both semesters, or $35 per semester. Fees can be paid by check (payable to “SYCO”) or cash at the first rehearsal of each semester. Scholarships are available; please ask.


Please fill out the form below for more information, to be added to our email list, or to register one or more participants. You may also register in person at a rehearsal.
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