The USM School of Music, located near the coastal and mountain regions of Maine in the heart of Maine's population center, 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.

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37th Annual Honors Recital
Celebrating excellence in undergraduate music performance, the USM School of Music will present its 37th Annual Honors Recital next week on the Gorham campus.
USM Opera Costume Collection
The men’s and women’s costumes, designed and created by Boston fashion professional Helen H. Friedman, includes full sets of costumes for such productions as “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” “Lady in the Dark,” “The Mikado,” “The Pirates of Penzance” and other Gilbert and Sullivan operettas.
Merrill Auditorium
The School of Music is known for presenting several concerts in Portland each season, in addition to a busy schedule of concerts, master classes and special events on the USM Gorham campus and numerous venues in Gorham.

Anastasia Antonacos Piano Studio Recital

Anastasia Antonacos Piano Studio Recital

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, April 21, 2014, 4:30 PM
Location: 
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
Contact Name: 
USM Music Box Office
Contact Phone: 
USM Music Box Office (207) 780-5555
Contact Email: 
larsenault@usm.maine.edu

The USM School of Music presents the piano students of Anastasia Antonacos in a studio recital.

Student recitals are free and open to the public. They are subject to change without notice, so feel free to call the Music Box Office for confirmation before coming.

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

Press contact is Erin Bartoletti, (207) 780-5256, ebartoletti@usm.maine.edu.

April 21, 2014
4:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus

Jacob Forbes Senior Percussion Recital

Jacob Forbes Senior Percussion Recital

Event Date and Time: 
Monday, April 21, 2014, 7:30 PM
Location: 
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
Contact Name: 
USM Music Box Office

The USM School of Music presents Jacob Forbes in a senior percussion recital.

Student recitals are free and open to the public. They are subject to change without notice, so feel free to call the Music Box Office for confirmation before coming.

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

Press contact is Erin Bartoletti, (207) 780-5256, ebartoletti@usm.maine.edu.

April 21, 2014
7:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus

Dane Grondin Senior Piano Recital

Dane Grondin Senior Piano Recital

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 7:30 PM
Location: 
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
Contact Name: 
USM Music Box Office
Contact Email: 
larsenault@usm.maine.edu

The USM School of Music presents Dane Grondin in a senior piano recital.

 

Student recitals are free and open to the public. They are subject to change without notice, so feel free to call the Music Box Office for confirmation before coming.

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

Press contact is Erin Bartoletti, (207) 780-5256, ebartoletti@usm.maine.edu.

April 22, 2014
7:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus

USM Jazz Ensemble

USM Jazz Ensemble

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 7:30 PM
Location: 
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
Contact Name: 
USM Music Box Office
Contact Phone: 
USM Music Box Office (207) 780-5555
Contact Email: 
larsenault@usm.maine.edu

USM Jazz EnsembleThe USM Jazz Ensemble is a student group that epitomizes “big band” sound, working under the direction of Christopher Oberholtzer, USM professor of music and director of jazz studies. The ensemble will perform traditional swing music, as well as innovative compositions and arrangements. 

Tickets are $8 for the general public, $5 for students, seniors and USM employees and alumni. For more information, call the USM Music Box Office at (207) 780-5555.

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

Press Contact: Erin Bartoletti, ebartoletti@usm.maine.edu, (207) 780-5256.

April 24, 2014
7:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus

USM Vocal Jazz Ensembles

USM Vocal Jazz Ensembles

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:00 PM
Location: 
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
Contact Name: 
USM Music Box Office
Contact Phone: 
USM Music Box Office (207) 780-5555
Contact Email: 
larsenault@usm.maine.edu

The USM Vocal Jazz Ensemble is a chamber-sized group of students who work under the direction of Brent LaCasce, USM vocal jazz artist faculty. The ensemble will perform intricate arrangements of jazz standards, as well as pieces written specifically for vocal jazz ensembles. Per the ensemble’s custom, the performance will include improvised vocal solos.

Tickets are $8 for the general public, $5 for students, seniors and USM employees and alumni. For more information, call the USM Music Box Office at (207) 780-5555.

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

Press Contact: Erin Bartoletti, ebartoletti@usm.maine.edu, (207) 780-5256.

April 25, 2014
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus

23rd Annual Music Scholarship Gala Photo Gallery

Gala photos

 Follow the "Learn More" link to see the first photos. More to come!

 

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