ORONO On Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 3 p.m., cellist Inbal Segev, known for her 'warm, pure and beautiful tone' (Strings Magazine) will perform as guest soloist in Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra in concert at Collins Center for the Arts (2 Flagstaff Road), led by Music Director Lucas Richman. The program will also include Stravinsky's Dumbarton Oaks and Brahms' Symphony No. 2. Segev will conduct a master class on Friday, March 4, at 4 p.m. at Minsky Recital Hall at the University of Maine School of Performing Arts. It will be free and open to the public.

Segev has worked closely with Richman in the past, most recently performing with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on the world premiere recording of his 'Three Pieces for Cello and Orchestra,' which appeared on his album 'IN TRUTH: Lucas Richman,' released on Albany Records in September 2015. Segev gave the world premiere of Three Pieces for Cello and Orchestra in May 2013 with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Richman.

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Bangor Symphony Orchestra violinist Sascha Zaburdaeva, Lincoln educator and Bangor Band assistant conductor Trevor Marcho to share duties

BANGOR The Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras (BSYO), an education program of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra (BSO), has appointed Sascha Zaburdaeva and Trevor Marcho as interim conductors following the departure of conductor Gina Provenzano in June. Provenzano relocated to Michigan with her family.

'Sascha and Trevor emerged from the search process as the best candidates to carry out the BSYO's mission of providing students with high-quality ensemble experiences in an encouraging environment,' said BSO executive director Brian Hinrichs. 'They are both highly-regarded in our community for their work with young people and exceptional musicians on top of that.' Zaburdaeva will lead the BSYO's Prelude String Orchestra and Marcho will lead the Prelude Wind Ensemble, both typically for students from ages 11 to 13. Marcho will also lead the Philharmonic Orchestra for advanced students, typically from ages 14 to 18. Both conductors will work closely with BSO music director and conductor Lucas Richman to develop the BSYO's programs and educational goals for the coming season.

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