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Concert at Jesup Library
August 5 @ 5:30 pm
Join pianist Deborah Fortier for a concert featuring pieces by Chopin, Schubert and Bach at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, Aug. 5, at 5:30 p.m.
Fortier is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Villa Schifanoia
Graduate School of Applied Arts in Florence, Italy. She has composed several
sets of piano works.
Fortier works closely with her husband, violinist and conductor Francis Fortier, on
the Bar Harbor Music Festival, which he founded in 1967. The festival is
dedicated to assisting young, talented performers and composers by providing a
showcase in which to perform in Bar Harbor. She accompanied for her husband on
the festival’s National Touring Program.
In 2014, Fortier initiated the festival’s Young Audience Concert Series. As well as serving on the board of the festival, Fortier served on the board of the Leschetizky Association and initiated the Association’s Teacher’s Forum.
This event is free and open to the public. The library asks that attendees pre-register
at jesuplibrary.org/events/Fortier. Masks must be worn at all times during the