Reprise Choral Ensemble will celebrate Maine’s Bicentennial at Green Street United Methodist Church in Augusta on Saturday, February 1, at 3 p.m. with a concert titled “State of Maine, Our State of Maine.” The program highlights Maine composers and poets active from 1820 to 2020. Composers include Supply Belcher (“the Handel of Maine”), George Root, John Knowles Paine, Peter Re, Colin Britt, Noel Paul Stookey, Paul Sullivan and Philip Carlsen. Carlsen’s piece “earth dance” will be premiered at the concert under the composer’s direction. Poets featured are Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Edna St. Vincent Millay and contemporary poets Lee Sharkey and Jeri Theriault.

Suggested donation is $12 for adults; students high school age and younger, free. The ensemble donates concert proceeds to central Maine visual and performing arts organizations and individuals and is a registered nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization.

For more information about the concert or auditions, email reprise.tj@gmail.com or phone 314-2935.