Monthly Archives March 2016

Kotzschmar Memorial Trust Scholarship 2016

2016 Scholarship Recipient Announcement: The Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ (FOKO) are pleased to announce that the following young musicians have been awarded with the Kotzschmar Memorial Trust Scholarship after auditions on Saturday, March 5, 2016: Josie DiPhilippo, 18, of South Portland studying piano with Naydene Bowder Jordan Dube, 20, of Gorham studying clarinet with Thomas Parchman Erin Leach, 18, of East Waterboro studying flute with Kysia Tripp Grace Lee, 15, of Falmouth studying viola with Kimberly Lehmann Emily Licholai, 20, of Brunswick studying flute with Jean Roseblum Morgan Peppe, 13, of Westbrook studying violin with Robert Lehmann Christopher Staknys,
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Concert Review: Metropolis Film with Peter Krasinski 3/6/16

Thanks to everyone who came out to see the epic Metropolis last Sunday with organist Peter Krasinski at the Kotzschmar. We had a great turnout and it is always so exciting to see the support for such a unique art form. (What’s not to love about classic cinema paired with a live, improvised soundtrack by a remarkable organist?) Allan Kozinn reviewed the event for the Portland Press Herald: “[Metropolis is] so intense and action-filled that, apart from an intermission, a player has scant opportunity to regroup between scenes. But Lang’s vivid imagery is packed with cues that Krasinski turned into
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