top of page

Vigorous Tenderness: a vernal equinox concert

VT vernal 2022 promo full size.JPG
Sunday, March 20th, 3-4:30pm
Spring Point/SMCC, South Portland
sliding scale donation, no tickets required

Vigorous Tenderness: a vernal equinox concert resembles an art museum experience, with chamber music and ocean sounds in harmony with the landscape while the audience follows a path of listening and reflection.

Please arrive between 3 and 3:45pm and move through the installation at your own pace.

Sliding scale donations are welcomed: suggested ticket price is $25 but please pay what you can based on need.

Cash and venmo accepted; everything goes to the musicians.
venmo: @VigorousTenderness

rsvp here for info and updates
visit the event website
follow us on instagram

This is a family-friendly event; all are welcome.

We are committed to centering the voices of underrepresented composers.

We are thrilled to present a new work by Hannah Kendall for community participation and are seeking folks to take an active part in this performance.  No musical experience or rehearsal is required.  Please email if you'd like to be a part of this US premiere.

vernal 2022 composers UPDATE.JPG

This concert features music by Hannah Kendall, inti figgis-vizueta, Rajna Swaminanthan, Sky Macklay, Ganavya Doraiswamy, Carolyn Chen, Anya Yermakova, and more.

Experience music for toy pianos, a graphic score with watercolors and maps, harmonicas in the wild, human wind chimes, and percussion sounds that blend with the sonic landscape.

Performers include Anna Maria Amoroso Noyes, Maria Wagner, Alyson Ciechomski, Matt Consul, Kate Beever, Eric Yim, Tracey Jasas-Hardel, Ben Noyes, Annie Antonacos, Kallie Sugatski and more.  

VT vernal 2022 parking Spring Point_SMCC.png

Park at SMCC in Lot B; a map can be found here.  

Please consider biking, walking, or carpooling.

The rain/snow date for this event is Monday, March 21st in the evening.

This is an event by and for the community, and we welcome your support.  Please reach out to if you are interested in donating or volunteering.  Financial donations will support future concerts, enable us to pay musicians equitably, and promote our effort to amplify underrepresented voices in classical music.

Read more about this series in Maine Magazine.

kallie sugatski headshot 2022.jpeg

fb event:
mailing list:

bottom of page