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.


2018 Rehearsal Schedule

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

Fall Semester: 9/11/17 – 12/4/17
Spring Semester: 1/8/19 – TBD

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 4, at the Lincoln Theater in downtown Damariscotta.

The Spring semester concert will be scheduled soon.

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 $40 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.


We invite you to email us 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.