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<br>These are actors, directors and producers of film who lived in Andover.
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In 2004 Andover Choral Society celebrated its 75th Anniversary. In 1926 the Square and Compass Glee Club was formed. They began to have regular meetings to learn four-part classical repertoire. They reorganized into the Andover Male Choir, under the direction of John Everett Collins, popularly known as "the music man." This group was renamed the Andover Choral Society and sometimes had as many as 100 members. Every Christmas they presented the ''Messiah''. Soon women were allowed to join the group.In 1985 Geoge Redman took over as director. In 1990 Allen Coombs became the third director. The 75th anniversary was celebrated with a performance of ''Carmina'' ''Burana'' and Bach's ''Passion According to St. John''. The chorus also joined the Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Society in their annual holiday concert. The Andover Choral Society remains open to all who enjoy classical singing and who are committed participants.
== Laura Bernieri ==
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*Andover Choral Society Celebrates 75th Anniversary.(long article with photographs)''Andover Townsman''9/9/2004,pages17,21.
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'''Next Stop Wonderland'''
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*"Lights, Camera, Actions in Our Own Backyard (Next Stop Wonderland), ''Eagle Tribune'', December 26, 1999
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'''Her Proper Places: 100 Years of Women in Andover'''
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== Mark Grant ==
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Mark Grant is a screenwriter and co-producer of television series including Perfect World and Empty Nest
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'''Serial Intentions'''
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*"Finishing Up Serial Intentions", Townsman, February 8, 2001
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*"Grant Writing Leads to Independent Serial Intentions", Townsman, August 17, 2000
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== Robin Hessman ==
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Robin Hessman grew up in Andover and is a graduate of Brown University with a dual degree in Russian and film. She spent eight years in Russia at the All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography, as well as directing Ulitsa Sezam, the Russian-language Sesame Street.
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*[http://www.pbs.org/pov/myperestroika/bio.php Robin's Biography]
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*[http://www.newday.com/filmmakers/Robin_Hessman.html Form New Day Films]
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1623464/ IMBD Robin Hessman]
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'''Portrait of Boy with Dog''' - *Robin and her co-director James Longley won an Academy Award For "Portrait of Boy with Dog" when they were both students in 1994.
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*"Film Wins Global Audience", ''Eagle Tribune'', July, 12, 1994
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'''My Perestroika''' - This documentary premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival as part of the US Documentary competition.
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*"End of an Era Captured on Film: Andover Filmmaker Tells Stories of the Last Generation of Iron Curtain Kids", ''Townsman'', April 7, 2011, page 14
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== Alex Perry ==
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An Andover native and Bridgewater State College student Alex Perry is winning awards for filmmaking in Campus MovieFest
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'''Scrabble, The Motion Picture'''
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Alex Perry won northern regional finale of Campus MovieFest
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*"Andover Native Makes Award-Winning Short Film", June 17, 2009
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'''Grass Grow Green'''
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*"Andover's Perry Takes Aim at National Recognition: Filmmaker Plans Hollywood Careers", ''Townsman'', June 3, 2010
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*"Aspiring Film Maker on Target, ''Townsman'', June 3, 2010
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== Matt McDermott ==
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*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1281979/ Matt McDermott IMBD]
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*"Local Teen's Direction is Hollywood", Townsman, March 27, 2005
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'''The Hollow'''
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*"Matt McDermott wins award for excellence for the Hollow at Tambakos Film Festival and Video Competition" Town Crossings, April 20, 2001
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'''Miracle Dogs'''
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== Jackson Quinn ==
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A Filmmaker who won awards in the Homegrown Film Festival.
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*"Lights, Camera Action in Our Own Backyard (Ravol's Van Wounded Bird and Spread the Love Around() won awards in Homegrown Movie Festival" Eagle Tribune, ''Eagle Tribune'', December 26, 1999
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== Stephen Stapinski ==
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Stephen Stapinski, a native of Andover, is an actor, director and producer who has appeared in 10 films. <br>
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'''Sporting Dog''' - A short film based on a mystery short story called "Child Support".
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*"Dog Fetches Award for Andover Producer" Andover Townsman, September 30, 1999
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*"Film Wins National and International Awards: Best Short Film in Festival (CMJ Independent Film Channel)", Eagle Tribune, July 12, 1994
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*"Local Film Company Runs with the Big Dogs", ''Townsman'', September 30, 1999 - Stephen acted in and directed this film.
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== Bruce Twickler ==
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Bruce Twickler is a producer, director, and writer for documentaries and television movies.
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*"Forgotten Fire-Stopper", ''Townsman'', July 13, 2006 - A Documentary about Boston's Chief John Damrell who applied hist technical understanding of fire fighting to the establishment of new building codes as a  result of the Boston Fire of 1872 or [http://www.damrellsfire.com/Boston_1872_Fire_1.html Damrell's Fire].
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Revision as of 14:53, 31 October 2011

In 2004 Andover Choral Society celebrated its 75th Anniversary. In 1926 the Square and Compass Glee Club was formed. They began to have regular meetings to learn four-part classical repertoire. They reorganized into the Andover Male Choir, under the direction of John Everett Collins, popularly known as "the music man." This group was renamed the Andover Choral Society and sometimes had as many as 100 members. Every Christmas they presented the Messiah. Soon women were allowed to join the group.In 1985 Geoge Redman took over as director. In 1990 Allen Coombs became the third director. The 75th anniversary was celebrated with a performance of Carmina Burana and Bach's Passion According to St. John. The chorus also joined the Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Society in their annual holiday concert. The Andover Choral Society remains open to all who enjoy classical singing and who are committed participants.

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  • Andover Choral Society Celebrates 75th Anniversary.(long article with photographs)Andover Townsman9/9/2004,pages17,21.


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