School of Music

Press Room

Press contact for USM School of Music events

Erin Bartoletti, Coordinator of Arts Promotion
College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Direct line: (207) 780-5256

High resolution photos are available on request.

USM School of Music Press Releases

USM School of Music in the News


5/8/2014 Portland Press Herald: Maine Composer Daniel Sonenberg
5/7/2014 Bangor Daily News: USM Honors Students with Scholarships
4/11/2014 Portland Press Herald Review: USM Youth Ensembles
"Brilliant performance"
4/7/2014 Bangor Daily News Preview: USM Youth Ensembles
3/24/2014 The Forecaster: Faculty Concert Series - Wren Saunders
3/10/2014 The Forecaster: Faculty Concert Series - Anastasia Antonacos
2/10/2014 The Forecaster: Concert Preview - Laura Kargul and Ronald Lantz
1/26/2014 Portland Press Herald Review: Malcom Smith
"Outstanding performance"
1/20/2014 The Forecaster: Faculty Concert Series Preview - Malcom Smith


12/23/2013 MPBN Preview: Daniel Sonenberg's Opera The Summmer King
11/24/2013 Portland Press Herald Review: Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra and University Chorale
11/17/2013 Portland Press Herald Review: USM Youth Ensemble Concert
"Young musicians display energy, finesse, sonic depth"
11/11/2013: The Forecaster: Faculty Concert Series Preview - Brent LaCasce
10/30/2013 Portland Press Herald: CARRIE the musical Opens at USM
10/31/2013 WCSH Channel 6 207 News Preview: CARRIE the musical
10/31/2013 MPBN Preview: USM Stages New Version of Stephen King Classic
10/21/2013 The Forecaster: Faculty Concert Series Preview - William Rounds
10/14/2013 The Forecaster: Faculty Concert Series Preivew - Laura Kargul
9/15/2013: Portland Press Herald: USM Celebrates Composer John Cage
9/12/2013 Gorham Times Profile: Betty Rines, Local Musician
9/11/2013 Lewiston Sun Journal: Pianist to use bolts, screws and plastic for concert at the University of Southern Maine
8/27/2013 Bangor Daily News: Musical of Stephen King’s ‘Carrie’ premieres in Maine


To view press releases and media coverage for the visual arts and theatrical productions at USM, visit the CAHS Press Room.  

Auditions for Community Area Musicians

Youth vocalists, Southern Maine Children's Choir (treble voices grades 4 and up) and Southern Maine Youth Chorale (middle/high school mixed voices) will hold auditions on Wednesday, September 3 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Schedule online.

Adult musicians, Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra auditions will be held on Wednesday, September 3 at 7 p.m. More information.

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