TEMPO’s ‘General’ at the Grand

Jan 10, 2018

Ellsworth — TEMPO — The Eastern Maine Pops Orchestra for Young Musicians — will present an encore of its 2014 performance of an original score by Rebecca Edmondson to accompany Buster Keaton’s classic comedic silent film “The General” in an encore screening event Saturday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Grand Auditorium, 165 Main St.

The orchestra is conducted by founder Rebecca Edmondson; and her son Ethan Edmondson of Searsport, with an all-age collection of local musicians from all over Central and Downeast Maine. Every Saturday morning, this group has rehearsed on stage in preparation for this encore.

Tickets are general admission, $15 or $10 for students younger than 16. They are available at the Grand box office (667-9500) or online at grandonline.org.

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

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