ROCKLAND — Abigail Nash will perform a selection of beautiful classical melodies on the violin, mixed with some lively fiddle numbers, at a Reading Room concert at Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m.

Nash is a local musician and artist. Her talents include piano, violin, viola and vocals. Her musical journey began at the age of 5, and music has been a part of her daily life ever since. In college, Nash pursued a degree in music education, focusing on viola and choir. Since graduation, Nash has pursued two tracks of music simultaneously — performance and education. She was a band and choral director for RSU #13 for five years, taught violin at local Montessori schools, was music director for local independent schools, was accepted as a teaching artist through the Maine Arts Commission, and is a long-time faculty member at Midcoast Music Academy (MCMA). She continues to teach privately, both for herself and MCMA, and is an active teaching artist.

Nash has continued to study viola, and performed with many groups such as Bagaduce Chorale, Bar Harbor’s Summer Music Festival, Berkshire Choral International, and others. Nash collaborates frequently with local musicians on piano, violin/viola and voice, and is currently working on her own original music as well as pursuing art professionally in various forms.

For more information, call 594-0310 or email