School of Music

USM Youth Ensembles Fall Instrumental Concert

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014, 7:00 PM
Merrill Auditorium, Myrtle Street, Portland, Maine
Contact Name: 
USM Music Box Office
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-5555
Contact Email:

PYSO 2014In addition to many performances throughout the academic year by our University students, the USM School of Music is proud to present the USM Youth Ensembles Fall Instrumental Concert.

This concert will feature the four instrumental groups of the Youth Ensembles, Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Lehmann, the Portland Youth Wind Ensemble conducted by Peter Martin, the Portland Youth Junior Orchestra conducted by Ferdinand Liva, and the Portland Young People's String Consort conducted by Deborah Dabczynski.

The concert is sponsored by Macy's.

The suggested donation at the door is $8 for the general public and $5 for students, seniors, USM employees and alumni. Open seating, no reservations.

Those needing special accommodations to participate fully in this program, contact Lori Arsenault, (207) 780-5142, Hearing impaired: call USM's telex / TDD number (207) 780-5646.

The press contact is Erin Bartoletti, (207) 780-5256,

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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