The Eastern Maine Pops Orchestra for young musicians, conducted by founder Rebecca Edmondson and her son Ethan Edmondson of Searsport, will perform a program titled Under the Big Top Saturday, June 2, at 6 p.m. on the Stanley Subaru Stage of the Grand Auditorium, 165 Main St., Saturday, June 2, at 6 p.m.

TEMPO is open to musicians of all ages and comprises strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion for the full orchestral experience, and a number of members are from Waldo County. The concert offers an exciting repertoire of familiar circus music plus a few surprises.

Tickets are $12, $7 for youth, available at the Grand box office (667-9500) or online at

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or