School of Music


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Watch: A musical farewell to 2018

As the end of the Fall 2018 semester nears, University of Southern Maine (USM) President Glenn Cummings sits down with several members of our renowned School of Music to discuss their semesters' work and to wish viewers a safe and happy holiday season.
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Replay, "The USM Update," Dec. 3, 2018

In the new episode of "The USM Update," the last of 2018, USM President Glenn Cummings thanks voters for their historic passage of Question 4 on the November ballot; speaks with two of the newest leading ladies in the university's renowned School of Music; discusses a new opportunity in aquaculture; and sends his greetings for a happy holiday season.
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Celebrate the season at USM - through song, stage and sky

The USM School of Music, Department of Theatre, and Southworth Planetarium are all offering events to celebrate the holiday season.
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Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra features violinist and conductor Robert Lehmann performing Brahms’ Violin Concerto

The fall concert of the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra will feature its conductor, Robert Lehmann, also a violin soloist, performing Brahms’ Violin Concerto in D major, op 77. The concert will be held on Saturday, November 10 at 2:00 p.m. at the Westbrook Performing Arts Center, 71 Stroudwater Street, in Westbrook.
Malinda Haslett

Female faculty and a Broadway guest take the lead this November at USM

The University of Southern Maine’s School of Music in November is presenting concerts featuring the work of its female faculty, welcoming two new leading ladies in band and voice, and also hosting a guest educator from Broadway.

University Concert Band Presents "Atmospheres," Jackie Townsend, Conductor

Entitled 'Atmospheres,' the University Concert Band Nov 4 concert will feature music of an atmospheric nature, designed to transport listeners to the many perspectives of the composers who wrote them.
Cast of 35mm: A Musical Exhibition

35mm: A Musical Exhibition at the University of Southern Maine School of Music

A picture is worth 1,000 words - what about a song? In 35mm: A Musical Exhibition, each photo creates a unique song, moments frozen in time; a glimmer of a life unfolding, a glimpse of something happening.
Laura Kargul, "Wild at Heart"

FACULTY CONCERT SERIES: Laura Kargul in Concert, Wild at Heart

Laura Kargul, internationally acclaimed pianist and director of keyboard studies at the University of Southern Maine School of Music, will give a solo recital, "Wild at Heart," at Corthell Concert Hall at USM in Gorham on Friday, October 19 at 8 p.m.
16th Annual Old-Fashioned Outdoor Band Concert

The University Concert Band’s 16th Annual Old-Fashioned (INDOOR) Outdoor Band Concert Celebrates the Traditional and the Contemporary

The first University of Southern Maine Concert Band performance of the season celebrates the fusion of the traditional and the contemporary for their concert, new location, Lower Brooks.
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USM Homecoming and Family Weekend welcomes alumni, students and families for a weekend of events for everyone

The University of Southern Maine celebrates Homecoming & Family Weekend in Portland and Gorham on Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14.