School of Music

Fall 2019 University Ensemble Auditions, Open to University and Community Members

Our ensembles are open to students of any major, students from other institutions and community members. If you are interested in joining any of these ensembles. Visit each ensemble page for audition information, dates and contact information.

Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, MUS 400: A combined university and community orchestra rehearsing on Wednesday evenings from 7:15 - 9:45 p.m.

Concert Band, MUS 402: A large wind ensemble featuring wind, brass and percussion instruments, rehearsing on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 - 3:15 p.m.

Vocal Ensembles:

  • University Chorale, MUS 101 (3cr) or MUS 401 (.5cr): A large choral group rehearsing on Tuesdays from 7 - 9:30 p.m. in Room 320 Corthell. 
  • USM Chamber Singers, MUS 405: A select choral group for advanced singers rehearsing on Monday and Wednesday from 2 - 3:15 p.m. in Room 320 Corthell, Gorham campus.
  • Vocal Jazz Ensemble, MUS 407: A small vocal ensemble specializing in both a cappella and accompanied jazz, rehearsing on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:35 - 6:50 p.m.

Jazz Ensembles / Jazz Studies

  • Jazz Ensemble, MUS 407: A traditional jazz big band, rehearsing on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:35 - 6:50 p.m. 
  • Chamber Jazz Ensembles: Jazz combos are formed and directed by members of the jazz faculty. Rehearsals are determined by ensemble members and the directing faculty member, the members of the ensembles.  
  • Vocal Jazz Ensemble, MUS 407: A small vocal ensemble specializing in both a cappella and accompanied jazz, rehearsing on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Composers Ensemble, MUS 406: A performance course open to all qualified students interested performing and/or composing new music. Cr. 0.5.

 

Visit Performance Opportunities and Areas of Study for more information about our vocal and instrumental programs.