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: 9/11/18 – 12/4/18
Spring Semester: 1/8/19 – 4/23/19

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 spring semester concert will take place at 7:00pm on Tuesday April 23, at the Lincoln Theater in downtown Damariscotta.

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

Dino conducting mezza orchestra


Dues are $40 a semester for string players, and $20 for non-string players in the spring semester of the avanzata orchestra. Scholarships are available, just ask at rehearsal. You may pay by check or click here to pay via PayPal online.


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.