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Course Registration Materials

Spring 2015 Course Registration - Applied Music (to be posted in the coming weeks)

Music Course Rotation -

This rotation chart is subject to revision. Check with your advisor to confirm course offerings.  A number of courses which were included in old curriculum models are on this chart. If a course has a line through its title the course is no longer offered.

 

Ensemble Audition Information

USM Concert Band

Auditions take place in September, or by permission of the concert band director.

Sign up sheet will be posted on the Concert Band Bulletin board, Ground floor Corthell Hall.

Auditions are 5 minutes in length and should be of a solo or etude of the player's choice

Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra -

Auditions take place in September, or by permission of the orchestra director.

Sign up sheet will be posted on the Orchestra Bulletin board, Ground floor Corthell Hall.

All USM String student and and ALL new community players, regardless of instrument will audition at this time.

USM Wind, Brass and percussion players audition for USM Concert Band and indicate orchestra on the band audition form.

USM Jazz Band

Horns (Wind & Brass) 109E Corthell

  • Auditions take place in September, or by permission of the jazz bands director.

Sign up sheet will be posted on the bulletin board outside of 109E Corthell.

Rhythm Section (Guitar, Bass, Piano, Drums) 320 Corthell

  • Auditions take place in September, or by permission of the jazz bands director.

No sign up required. Arrive ready to play at 5:00 p.m.

Music and directions for all parts for this audition are available in the School of Music office 103 Corthell Hall during office hours Tuesday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

University Chorale

Auditions take place in September, or by permission of the choral director.

Sign up sheet will be posted on the bulletin board outside of 210 Corthell.

All new singers in Chorale should sign up for a 3 minute audition slot.  The Chorale audition includes singing "My country 'tis of thee" as well as a brief sightsinging passage. Please note: if you wish to audition for Chamber Singers, sign up for 6 minutes.  See below.

USM Chamber Singers

Auditions take place in September, or by permission of the choral director.

Sign up sheet will be posted on the bulletin board outside of 210 Corthell.

All Chamber Singers who did not audition last Spring should sign up for a 6 minute audition slot.  All who are auditioning for Chamber Singers are asked to prepare a one-minute solo of your choosing (select something that you really like and can sing well) and sightsinging. In addition I will ask the Chamber Singers auditionees to prepare a brief choral selection, which will be available (see Room 210 Corthell Hall) on the first day of class.

Fall Musical
Spring Musical- Catch Me If You Can

Auditions take place in September, or by permission of the musical theatre director.

Please prepare to sing 2 contrasting 16 bar selections appropriate for the show and/or your vocal strengths. Familiarity with the score will be helpful during callbacks..

Call backs TBA later in the afternoon

 

Recital Class Information - MUS 442

The next in-class performance schedule will be posted here.

 

Student Recital forms

2014-2015 Student Recital Date Reservation Application - This will place a hold on this date for your recital, but your recital will not be confirmed until the permit application is signed by your applied music instructor and filed with the Music Operations Director. This process requires signatures of your applied music instructor and other performers in your program. This packet of information contains all of the forms and instructions you will need to schedule and organize your recital.

 

Federal Work Study jobs available in the School of Music

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