School of Music

USM Wind Ensemble in Concert

Wind Ensemble

October 7, 2013

Contact: Erin Bartoletti, (207) 780-5256

USM Wind Ensemble in Concert

WHO: The University of Southern Maine (USM) School of Music presents the USM Wind Ensemble, conducted by Peter Martin, USM professor of music. 

WHAT: The USM Wind Ensemble is an acclaimed collection of students who have established a tradition of performing both classic works and modern experimental combinations. In this performance the ensemble will feature both traditional and contemporary works including: an antiphonal piece by Italian composer Andrea Gabrieli; a brass and percussion piece by Karel Husa, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer; Academy Award-winning composer Malcolm Arnold’s “Trevelyan Suite;” modern works by American composer John Mackey; and a high-energy piece by John Philip Sousa, among others.

WHEN: 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20

WHERE: Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus, 37 College Ave., Gorham, Maine 

TICKETS: $8 general admission; $5 students, seniors, USM alumni and employees. Make reservations online at http://usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice or call the USM Music Box Office at (207) 780-5555. For special accommodations call (207) 780-5142, TTY (207) 780-5646.

For more information about the USM School of Music, go to: http://www.usm.maine.edu/music

For more information about USM’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, go to: http://www.usm.maine.edu/cahs

For more information about USM, contact:

USM Office of Public Affairs
780-4200
publicaffairs@usm.maine.edu

 

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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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