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About the USM School of Music

Excellence is the hallmark of the USM School of Music. Located near the coastal and mountain regions of Maine in the heart of Maine's population center, the School is a vibrant hub of artistic and educational activity. As the only School of Music in a public university in New England, we have linked the best aspects of a comprehensive school with a personalized and opportunity-based approach to educating 21st-century musicians. Students benefit from having the vibrant greater Portland arts scene at our doorstep.

News & Events

USM Composers Ensemble
The USM Composers Ensemble celebrates 10 years of innovation this month with an anniversary concert, featuring world premieres by USM undergraduates and ten alumni commissions.
Portland Symphony Orchestra
Aaren Rivard, George Eisenhauer ’14, and Nathaniel Menifield ’09, each will perform in the Portland Symphony Orchestra's Dialogues of the Carmelites on Sunday, March 8 at 2:30 p.m.
Jobey Wilson, tuba
Wilson’s program will include a variety of styles and works ranging from standard staples of the tuba repertoire, back to the cello music of J. S. Bach, and forward to the world premiere of a grand opus for tuba and electric guitar.
April 19, 2015
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
April 19, 2015
5:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
April 19, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
April 21, 2015
7:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
April 23, 2015
7:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus

USM Youth Ensembles Spring Instrumental Concert

Photo of Norman Huynh conducting

Thursday, April 16, 7 p.m.

Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland

$8/$5 suggested donation at the door; open seating.

USM Composers Ensemble 10th Anniversary Concert

Photo of USM Composers Ensemble holding giant cake

Directed by Daniel Sonenberg

Friday, April 17, 8 p.m.

Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham

Free admission