School of Music

SoMMA Schedule

DAY 1, Saturday
        9:00 - 10:30 am             Registration / Dorm Check in / Auditions
        11:30 - 11:50 am           All Academy meeting - Corthell Concert Hall
        Noon - 1:15 pm             Lunch  
        1:30 - 2:50 pm               Concert Band - Room 320
        3:00 - 4:00 pm               Jazz Ensemble / Chamber Music
        4:15 - 5:30 pm               Concert Band Sectionals
        5:30 - 6:45 pm               Dinner
        7:00 - 7:50 pm               Get aquainted session
        8:00 - 9:50 pm               Practice, unpack, etc
        10:00 - 10:30 pm           Dorm Meeting                                       
        10:30 pm                        In the rooms
        11:00 pm                        Lights out

DAILY SCHEDULE:
        7:00 - 7:50 am                    Breakfast
        *The commuter program starts at 8:00 a.m. daily, but the ending time is variable.  Commuters must check in and out on the Commuter Board.
        8:00 - 9:20 am                    Concert Band
        9:30-10:45 am                    Jazz Ensemble / Chamber Music
        11:00 - 11:50 am                Perspectives in Music - Concert Hall
        Noon - 1:15 pm                  Lunch
        1:30 - 2:30 pm                    Concert Band Sectionals
        2:30 - 3:00 pm                    Break
        3:00 - 4:05 pm                    Concert Band
        4:15 - 5:15 pm                    Jazz Ensemble / Chamber Music
        5:15 - 6:15 pm                    Dinner
        6:30 - 7:45 pm                    Flex time (Activities / Acapella Group/Recital Prep)
        8:00 - 9:30 pm                    Evening Concert (all concerts start at 8, except the Faculty Recital on Wednesday, which starts at 7)
        9:30 - 10:15 pm                  Free time in the dorms
        10:15 pm                            Campers on individual floors
        10:30 pm                            In Rooms
        11:00 pm                             Lights Out
        
DAY 2, Sunday
        DAILY SCHEDULE
        8:00 - 9:30 pm                    Evening Concert (Example:  Zapion, a Middle Eastern Ensemble )

DAY 3, Monday
        DAILY SCHEDULE
        8:00 - 9:30 pm                    Evening Concert (Example:  The Portland Jazz Orchestra)

DAY 4, Tuesday
        DAILY SCHEDULE
        8:00 - 9:30 pm                    Evening Concert (Example:  The Downeast Brass Quintet)


DAY 5, Wednesday (BEACH DAY)
        DAILY SCHEDULE in the AM
        11:00-4:30                       *  Camp photo and afternoon at Sebago Lake!

        Evening Concert - Academy Faculty Recital @ 7:00 PM
         * Academy Dance

DAY 6, Thursday
        DAILY SCHEDULE
        Evening Concert - Academy Solo Recital @ 8:00 PM
        * Ice cream social

DAY 7, Friday
        DAILY SCHEDULE
        Evening Concert - Small Ensemble Recital #1 @ 8:00 PM                                 (Percussion/Harp, Trumpets, Horns, Flutes)

DAY 8, Saturday
        DAILY SCHEDULE
        Evening Concert - Small Ensemble Recital #2 @ 8:00 PM                                 (Clarinets, Double Reeds, Low Brass, Saxophones, A Capella Singers)
        * Pizza Party, Awards Ceremony, view the Camp Video

DAY 9, Sunday
        7:00 - 7:50 am             Breakfast
        8:30 am                       Buses leave for Gorham High School
        9:30 - 10:30 am           Concert Band Dress rehearsal
        10:45 - 11:45 am         Jazz Band Dress rehearsal
        Noon - 1:30                 Lunch and dorm check-out
        2:00 PM                      Academy Final Concert - Gorham Performing Arts Center

 

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

USM Youth Ensembles

The USM Youth Ensembles invite young musicians and singers (ages 8-18) to audition for the following ensembles.

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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