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Excellence is the hallmark of the USM School of Music. Located near the coastal and mountain regions of Maine in the heart of Maine's population center, the School is a vibrant hub of artistic and educational activity. As the only School of Music in a public university in New England, we have linked the best aspects of a comprehensive school with a personalized and opportunity-based approach to educating 21st-century musicians. Students benefit from having the vibrant greater Portland arts scene at our doorstep.

News & Events

USM Chamber Singer
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!
Nicolás Alberto Dosman, USM Chorale
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 conducted by Robert Lehmann
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.
December 1, 2015
7:30 PM
Williston Immanuel United Church, High Street, Portland, Maine
December 2, 2015
7:30 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
December 4, 2015
6:00 PM
Eastland Grand Ballroom, Westin Portland Harborview Hotel
December 5, 2015
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus
December 5, 2015
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham campus

USM School of Music Apparel

USM School of Music Clothing

Back by popular demand, it's the USM School of Music hoodies ($31.99), Tee shirts ($12.99) and Decals ($4.50). Available at the USM Bookstore on the Portland campus, but if you can't make it to Portland, order them on the phone and the Bookstore will have them delivered to Corthell Hall on the Gorham campus. Start the semester in style showing your support for the USM School of Music!

2015 Anniversary Scholarship Gala

2015 Anniversary Scholarship Gala

Click the link to visit the 25th Anniversary Scholarship Gala website where you can learn more about the event, preview the auction and raffle gifts, and purchase your tickets. 


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