Study at Osher School of Music

Excellence is the hallmark of the School of Music. Located near the coastal and mountain regions of Maine in the heart of Maine’s population center, the School of Music is a dynamic hub of artistic and educational activity.

Center for the Arts

The new Center for the Arts on the University of Southern Maine Portland Campus is the future home of the Osher School of Music.

Corthell Hall Gorham Campus in Autumn

2023 / 2024 Auditions –

Undergrad & Graduate

Start your application today for Spring or Fall 2024 admission to the Osher School of Music.

Audition required for all Majors and Minors.

  • November 17, 2023*
  • January 26, 2024*
  • February 9, 2024*
  • February 10, 2024*
  • February 16, 2024*
  • April 19, 2024

* Scholarship Audition date

Portland Youth Ensembles

Portland Youth Wind Ensemble
Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra
Portland Junior Symphony Orchestra
Portland Young Peoples String Consort

Summer Youth Music and
Theatre Camps

Southern Maine Theatre Academy
Southern Maine Youth Band Day Camp
Southern Maine Music Academy (SoMMA)
Southern Maine Junior Music Academy

Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra performs at Merrill Auditorium on Monday, April 24, 2023 at 7 p.m.

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