2023-12-20 Maine Pops Concert Band Christmas Benefit Concert at St. Luke’s Cathedral in Portland

he Maine Pops Concert Band concluded its Christmas holiday benefit concert series tonight with a performance at St. Luke's Cathedral on State Street in Portland, ME.

A very large crowd attended the 90-minute performance which also included a 15-minute prelude by the band's flute choir. The band performed the following compositions:

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
A Fireside Christmas
Bashana Haba 'ah
Brazilian Sleigh Bells
Lux Aurumque
Winter Rhapsody
Sleigh Ride
Gesu Bambino
Still, Still, Still
Christmas Music for Winds
Hallelujah Chorus.

The band will now take a two-week break and resume rehearsals on Wednesday, January 10 at 7 p.m. The location will be determined soon, as Scarborough High School will be conducting their winter band concert that evening.

(Photos by Steve Barrett.)