School of Music
Valentine's Day with Lantz and Kargul: Victorian Passions
Violinist Ronald Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul will present another of their popular Valentine’s Day concerts at Woodfords Congregational Church in Portland on Sunday, February 12 at 2:00 p.m.
USM School of Music Announces Spring 2017 Concert Season
The USM School of Music has announced its spring calendar including a full slate of diverse performances featuring faculty-led student ensembles, faculty concerts, USM’s quadrennial opera, the world premiere of an interdisciplinary collaboration, an award-winning visiting artist’s concerto premiere with the USM Concert Band and more.
USM School of Music voice faculty Elisabeth Marshall '02 awarded citation from The American Prize
On December 7, Elisabeth Marshall ‘02 was awarded a Special Citation from The American Prize Friedrich and Virginia Schorr Memorial Award in Vocal Performance (women in art song and oratorio, professional division), for "Outstanding Performance in Music before 1800."
USM School of Music announces a $600,000 gift at President's 'Coming Home' Scholarship Gala
At the Dec. 2 President's Scholarship Gala, Reid Crewe, Director of Grants at the Bob Crewe Foundation, announced a gift of $500,000 in scholarship support for the School of Music and was quickly followed by Daniel Crewe's announcement of his personal commitment of $100,000, also for scholarships. These transformational gifts to support scholarships added to a record-breaking scholarship round held that evening and USM's recent Day of Giving, which raised nearly $1.5M for student scholarships.
Music Alum, MSG Sam Woodhead '96 Receives a Promotion
One way to honor our veterans, is to honor the service of those who carry on their tradition of service to our country. The USM School of Music is pleased to congratulate our 1996 alumnus, MSG Samuel Woodhead for his recent promotion.
Nationally Known Author Teaches "Dynamic Posture and Alignment" at USM
Course offering uses muscular retraining exercises and alignment techniques (done on the floor, or while sitting, standing, and walking) to improve your mind-body awareness and explore the painless and natural way your body is meant to move.
Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra Features Soprano Mariana Mihai-Zoeter
The Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Robert Lehmann performs their fall concert at Gorham Middle School.
"Time and Winds" USM Wind Ensemble Conducted by Trae Blanco
On Sunday, October 21 at 2 p.m. the USM Wind Ensemble presents their concert "Time and Winds" showcasing the evolution of the chamber winds in the 1900's.
Avenue Q - The Musical, Directed by Edward Reichert
Our Fall musical opening on October 28 in the USM School of Music, "Avenue Q," is part flesh, part felt, and packed with heart.
The 8th Annual Northern New England Collegiate Symposium on Music Education: Curriculum – Beyond the Canon
This one-day symposium is designed for pre-service and practicing teachers in all areas of music education.