School of Music

Performance Opportunities and Areas of Study

Fall 2019 Performing Ensembles Audition Schedule

2019 Fall Ensembles: Any University Student, Staff or Community Member may audition to perform with one of the following ensembles as either a credit or non-credit course: 

Contact or 207-780-5265 for more information. 


Performing Opportunities:

Large Ensembles

Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, Robert Lehmann, conductor
University Concert Band, Jackie Townsend, conductor
Jazz Ensemble, Christopher Oberholtzer, director
Composers Ensemble, Daniel Sonenberg, director

Vocal Music
USM Chamber Singers, Nicolás Alberto Dosman, conductor
University Chorale, Nicolás Alberto Dosman, conductor

Small Ensembles and Other Performance Opportunities

Chamber Music (examples: string quartet, brass quintet, tuba and euphonium ensemble, vocal ensembles)
Composers Ensemble, directed by Daniel Sonenberg
Vocal Jazz Ensembles, directed by Taylor O'Donnell
Jazz Combos, directed by jazz faculty
Harp Ensemble, directed by Jara Goodrich
Musical Theatre Workshop, directed by Edward Reichert,
Percussion Ensemble, directed by Nancy Smith
Opera Workshop, directed by Malinda Haslett
Fully Staged Opera, a quadrennial production with the Department of Theatre
Studio Recitals, applied faculty may offer their students opportunities to perform one or more selections in a recital with other students from the same or related studios.


Areas of Applied Study and Applied Faculty by Instrument Group

To learn more about our applied music faculty, click these links to each instrument family. To see a complete list of our faculty by name, and their biographies, go to our "people" page.