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Samba in RioWATCH: Samba New York! This video introduces samba music and dance in preparation for the 3 credit winter session course in Brazil, "Samba in Rio". Where will you be this winter?
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Composers EnsembleWATCH AND LISTEN: Composers Ensemble and Srinivas Krishnan performing
Video clip from the April 19, 2013 Composers Showcase Concert featuring the USM Composers Ensemble with special guest, Srinivas Krishnan, performing A.R. Rahman's "Elay Keechan". Krishnan, a frequent collaborator with Rahman, the great film composer, worked intensively with the group and some guest vocalists to prepare a thrilling set, infusing the Showcase with an exciting global flavor. 

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Somma photo 2011WATCH: Southern Maine Music Academy: Watch a video clip from the high school summer music camp.
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John Coons '10 on YouTubeWATCH: Alumnus John Coons '10: See video of a recent graduate talking about his USM School of Music experience.
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Chamber Singers Spain Tour

WATCH AND LISTEN: USM Chamber Singers on Tour: Enjoy a slide show with sound from the USM Chamber Singers's recent tour of Spain.
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Piano in Corthell HallLISTEN: Student pianist Will Bristol appears on NPR's From the Top on March 24, 2010.
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LISTEN: Grammy Award winner Renee Fleming interviews with USM School of Music students for MPBN radio Feb. 16, 2009. This is not only an amazing interview, but an incredible opportunity for the USM students who participated.
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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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