Mezzo-soprano Catharine Cloutier, flutist Hannah McGuire and baritone Andrew Cloutier will join the Somerset Consort in an evening of Baroque music Tuesday, Aug. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 33 Chestnut St. The free concert’s program includes music of Dornel, Hasse, Naudot, Chambonnières, Purcell, and Quantz.

Catharine Cloutier studied voice with Francis Vogt at the University of Maine. A regular soloist with Blue Hill Bach, she is this year’s Marville Young Artist Fellow. In the fall, she will be studying early music performance at the Longy School of Music.

McGuire holds a bachelor of music degree in flute from the University of Maine, where she was a student of Elizabeth Downing. Andrew Cloutier, a music major at the University of Maine with a concentration in voice and classical guitar, studied voice with Marcia Gronewold Sly and Isaac Bray.

All three guest musicians are former students of Diana Brookes Brown, flutist of the Somerset Consort, which also features Lorna S. Russell, viola da gamba; and Carlton T. Russell, harpsichord. Brown has concertized throughout New England, and teaches flute and voice privately at Waterfall Arts in Belfast. Lorna Russell also is an organist, and shares with her husband Carlton the ministry of music at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Blue Hill. Carlton Russell is Professor of Music and College Organist, Emeritus, at Wheaton College, Norton, Mass.

St. Thomas' Church is located at the corner of Chestnut and Wood streets; the parish hall is handicap accessible via the Wood Street entrance. Parking is available on both streets or in the parking lot across Wood Street from the church. For more information, call 236-3680.

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