The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHS) is the public liberal arts college of Maine’s cultural and professional center. We offer our diverse community of learners a high quality, affordable education with opportunities for engaged research, scholarship, and creative activity under the mentorship of a distinguished faculty. Our strong liberal and fine arts programs provide the heart and soul of the undergraduate experience at the University of Southern Maine.
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USM Resident Composer Wins National Grant for Baseball Opera
The University of Southern Maine’s resident composer, Daniel Sonenberg, has been named the recipient of a prestigious $15,000 National Endowment for the Arts grant that will be used to produce the world-premiere concert performance of his opera on the life of Josh Gibson, Negro League baseball great. His opera, titled “The Summer King,” will be performed in concert on May 8, 2014, at the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, Maine, in collaboration with Portland Ovations.