School of Music

USM Concert Band

Concert BandThe University Concert Band is a wind and percussion ensemble which is open to all University students through audition. The ensemble focuses on the fundamentals of ensemble performance dealing with a variety of literature. The University Concert Band performs at least one major concert per semester.

In addition, the concert band is featured each September in the annual "Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert," for which the local community gathers On the Green at Corthell Hall. The outdoor band concert is the opening student ensemble performance of each academic year, and serves an important outreach function for the school, attracting hundreds of people from Gorham and the surrounding communities.Outdoor Band Concert

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Auditions for Community Area Musicians

Youth vocalists, Southern Maine Children's Choir and Southern Maine Youth Chorale 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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