School of Music

Highlights from Handel's "Acis and Galatea"

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 8, 2014, 8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall
Contact Name: 
USM Music Box Office
Contact Phone: 
USM Music Box Office, (207) 780-5555
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Southern Maine Symphony OrchestraThe Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Robert Lehmann, USM director of string studies and orchestral activities, will perform Edward Grieg's From Holberg's Time and Alan Hovhaness’ Psalm and Fugue, which will be guest conducted by Sam Lyons, senior USM music education major. In collaboration with the USM Opera Workshop, directed by Ellen Chickering, USM professor of voice, the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra will present highlights from George Frideric Handel’s baroque opera Acis and Galatea, conducted by Lehmann.

Concert poster (PDF)

Tickets are $8 for the general public, $5 for students, seniors and USM employees and alumni. Choose your seats and purchase tickets online at, or 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, Hearing impaired: call USM's telex / TDD number (207) 780-5646.

Press Contact: Erin Bartoletti,, (207) 780-5256.

Auditions for: Portland Youth Symphony Orchestras, Portland Youth Wind Ensemble, and Youth Choirs

USM Youth Ensembles

The USM Youth Ensembles invite young musicians and singers (ages 8-18) to audition for the following ensembles.

Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra
Portland Youth Wind Ensemble
Portland Youth Junior Orchestra
Portland Young Peoples String Consort
Southern Maine Youth Chorale
Southern Maine Children's Choir

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