SEARSPORT — Grammy-winning pianist and composer Paul Sullivan performs with two of his talented friends Sunday, Dec. 4, at 3 p.m. at First Congregational Church in Searsport, 8 Church St. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.

The concert features selections from Sullivan’s “Christmas in Maine” CD, holiday favorites and a few new pieces not heard before by local audiences. Admission is by donation, gratefully accepted, to support the church and its community music programs.

Sullivan has enjoyed a richly varied and distinguished career as a composer and a pianist. As a soloist, with his trio, and as a member of the Paul Winter Consort, he has played concert tours in most of the United States and Europe, as well as the Middle East and Central America, and he received a Grammy Award for his work on the Paul Winter Consort CD, “Silver Solstice.” For this concert, Sullivan will be joined by cellist Marisa Solomon and flutist Elizabeth Downing.

Cellist Marisa Solomon received performance degrees from the Oberlin College and San Francisco Conservatories. She teaches from her private studio in Bangor, as well as at the Ellsworth Community Music Institute. Solomon is a member of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, the Ceólta Cello Duo with Noreen Silver, and is on the adjunct faculty at the University of Maine.

Flutist Elizabeth Downing is a soloist, chamber musician and faculty at the University of Maine School of Performing Arts where she teaches flute, flute pedagogy, majoring in music, and coaches chamber music. She received a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance and a Bachelor of Arts in German from the University of Maine and studied at the Mozarteum Conservatory of Performing Arts and the University of Salzburg in Austria. She received a Master of Music degree in Flute Performance at the University of Colorado.

Come early to select a seat.