School of Music

Opera Scenes Concert

Event Date and Time: 
Sunday, April 13, 2014, 2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
Contact Name: 
USM Music Box Office
Contact Phone: 
USM Music Box Office (207) 780-5555
Contact Email:

USM Opera WorkshopEach semester, students studying Voice Performance or Music Education join the USM Opera Workshop and work under the direction of Ellen Chickering, USM professor of voice. 

This afternoon concert will feature selections from Alcina, The Marriage of Figaro, The Magic Flute, Romeo and Juliet, Hansel and Gretel and The Merry Wives of Windsor.

The concert also will include a special dedication of the opera costume collection, which was designed and created by Boston fashion professional Helen H. Friedman and was donated by Richard Conrad of Eliot, former artistic director of the Boston Academy of Music and current artistic director of The Bostonians.

Click here to read about the costume collection dedication. 

Tickets are $8 for the general public, $5 for students, seniors and USM employees and alumni. For more information, call the USM Music Box Office at (207) 780-5555.

Those needing special accommodations to participate fully in this program, contact Lori Arsenault, (207) 780-5142, Hearing impaired: call USM's telex / TDD number (207) 780-5646.


Auditions for: Portland Youth Symphony Orchestras, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, and Youth Choirs

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Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra
Portland Youth Wind Ensemble
Portland Youth Junior Orchestra
Portland Young Peoples String Consort
Southern Maine Youth Chorale
Southern Maine Children's Choir

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