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Auditions for Southern Maine Children's Choir Winter/Spring

Auditions for Southern Maine Children's Choir Winter/Spring

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013, 5:00 PM
Location: 
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Contact Name: 
Binney Brackett
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-5003
Contact Email: 
brackett@usm.maine.edu

Southern Maine Children's Choir

Under the direction of Paul McGovern, the Southern Maine Children's Choir is open to treble voices grades 4 - 12, who have an interest in and love of singing, and are able to focus in a rehearsal lasting one hour and fifteen minutes. They are expected to be able to sing on pitch with a pleasant tone quality, maintain their own part when singing in harmony, and have a well-developed tonal memory. Previous experience singing in a choir is preferred. Prospective members do not have to know how to read music in order to join.

For the audition, candidate singers have the option of singing a prepared song or a familiar song, such as “Happy Birthday.” The audition will also include singing back pitch patterns and a range check. The audition will take approximately 5 to 10 minutes.

The date of the group's next concert will be Thursday, May 9, 2013 at
7 p.m.
, in Corthell Concert Hall on the USM Gorham campus. The Southern Maine Children's Choir is a member of the acclaimed USM Youth Ensembles, operated by the University of Southern Maine since 1995.

For more information, contact Binney Brackett, (207) 780-5003, brackett@usm.maine.edu.

 

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Roy MacNeil, senior violin recital

Roy MacNeil, senior violin recital

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, January 24, 2013, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Location: 
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Contact Name: 
Lori Arsenault
Contact Phone: 
207-780-5142
Contact Email: 
larsenault@maine.rr.com

The USM School of Music presents Roy MacNeil in his senior violin recital on Thursday, January 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Student recitals are free and open to the public.

 

Members of the press, and 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

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“Hear My Song: The Best of Broadway and Beyond!” Marie Pressman and Ed Reichert

“Hear My Song: The Best of Broadway and Beyond!” Marie Pressman and Ed Reichert

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, January 25, 2013, 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: 
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Contact Name: 
Lori Arsenault
Contact Phone: 
207-780-5142
Contact Email: 
larsenault@usm.maine.edu

Ed Reichert and Marie Pressman

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Guest vocalist Marie Pressman and pianist Ed Reichert (School of Music Faculty) will celebrate over twenty years of their unique musical collaborations in a memorable evening of song. Expect to hear works by such luminary musical theater and contemporary composers as Rodgers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Adam Guettel, Maury Yeston, Jason Robert Brown, and Stephen Sondheim...as well as their signature song, Tom Brown's "Jonathan Wesley Oliver, Jr."

Broadway-Allen G.-ShutterstockThis SPOTLIGHT concert will take place on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 8 p.m. in Corthell Concert Hall on the USM Gorham campus (1/26 snow date). Tickets are $15 for the general public, $10 for seniors and USM employees/alums, and $5 for students. For reservations, contact the Music Box Office at (207) 780-5555, or online at www.usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice.


Read the Full News Release

Members of the press, and 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

(Broadway photo-Allen G.-Shutterstock-Used with permission. All rights reserved)

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ETHEL string quartet reads student compositions

ETHEL string quartet reads student compositions

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
Contact Name: 
Lori Arsenault
Contact Phone: 
(207) 780-5142
Contact Email: 
larsenault@usm.maine.edu

ETHEL string quartetIn collaboration with Portland Ovations, the USM School of Music will present the string quartet ETHEL in a public reading of USM music student compositions. The reading session will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30 in Corthell Concert Hall on the USM Gorham campus.

Read the full press release

Many thanks to our sponsor:

Portland Ovations



Members of the press, and 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

(Photo by James Ewing)

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