School of Music


Nora Cronin

School of Music Presents Graduate Showcase Concert

On Friday, March 4 at 8 p.m., the USM School of Music presents performances featuring students pursuing master degrees in music, as well as several alumni performers, representing a variety of musical styles.

Faculty Concert Series: John Boden, "Horns-a-Plenty"

The USM School of Music presents faculty member and Portland Symphony Orchestra principal horn John Boden in a program featuring the best solo works for horn by Paul Hindemith (1895-1963), including the wonderful Sonata for Four Horns (1952).

From Northern Lights to Southern Nights, Valentine's Day with Lantz and Kargul

Violinist Ronald Lantz and pianist Laura Kargul will present a Valentine’s Day concert on Sunday, February 14 at 2:00 p.m. at Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford Avenue in Portland.

Faculty Concert Series: Anastasia Antonacos, piano

On Friday, January 22 at 8 p.m., pianist Anastasia Antonacos (class of ’97 & faculty member) kicks off the spring semester in the USM School of Music with a solo recital featuring works by Schubert, Ravel, and Elena Ruehr.

Jazz Improvisation Weekend Final Concert, with the USM Faculty Jazz Ensemble and guest artist, Dave Pietro

After two days of intensive study on jazz improvisation, taught by the the area's top professional jazz artists, the USM School of Music is please to present the final concert of the Jazz Improvisation Weekend with Dave Pietro.

Pane-Funahashi Piano Duo Concert and Master Class featuring Maine artists Yuri Funahashi and Steven Pane.

The USM School of Music is pleased to present duo pianists Yuri Funahashi and Steven Pane in a concert on Friday, December 11 at 8 p.m. in Corthell Concert Hall on the USM Gorham campus.

Opera Scenes Concert Directed by Ellen Chickering, Sunday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m.

The USM School of Music presents the Opera Scenes concert under the direction of Ellen Chickering. Students studying voice performance or music education will perform a variety of pieces from well-known operas, along with piano accompaniment.

The USM Chamber Singers and the Joyous Sounds of Latin America

The USM School of Music presents the acclaimed USM Chamber Singers under the direction of Nicolás Alberto Dosman in our seasonal fall favorite concert; this year our traditional holiday concert has a Latin flair!

"Hope and Redemption" The USM Chorale in Concert, Conducted by Nicolás Alberto Dosman

The USM School of Music is pleased to introduce Nicolás Alberto Dosman, newly conducting and directing the choral activities in the School of Music, conducting the USM Chorale in their fall concert, "Hope and Redemption."

Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra: "Inspired by Dance"

The Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Robert Lehmann will perform their fall concert on Saturday, November 7 at 8 p.m. The highlight of this concert will be a performance of Richard Strauss’ "Duo Concertino" featuring original choreography by Warren Memorial Visiting Artist, Nell Shipman, the new Artistic Director of Portland Ballet. Members of the Portland Ballet and USM music students Jordan Dube and Kevin Schaefer will be featured.