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  • Music
    • Renaissance
      Renaissance is a premier female a cappella group whose members sing current music and older hits. The ensemble is available for gigs and short concerts in residence halls. They often perform with the Maine Steiners.
      14~ members; audition required (must be member of University Singers)
    • Maine Steiners
      With their tight harmonies, diverse repertoire of original arrangements and energetic stage presence, this all-male a cappella group has emerged as a leader in the vocal band scene. The award-winning group thrills audiences at public, private and benefit concerts throughout the year.
      14~ members; audition required (must be member of University Singers)
    • Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma are honorary service organizations whose sole purpose is to serve the college or university band programs through service projects, fundraisers, social events and other projects.
    • Euphony is newly formed innovative contemporary choral group.
    • National Association for Music Education: Membership in the University of Maine Collegiate Chapter #175 of NAfME (National Association for Music Education) is highly recommended for all music education majors.  It is affiliated with the Maine Music Educators Association (MMEA).  Members of our chapter attend conferences, workshops and other events in our state and beyond; host events on campus with a variety of guest clinicians, and do service projects.  All members have access to five online journals and receive hard copies of the Music Educators Journal and Teaching Music on a monthly basis.
  • Theatre
    • Maine Masque is the student theatre organization that support theatre activities at the University including independent performances directed by University of Maine students and various theatre related activities on and off campus.
    • SUMITT As per our bylaws; “The purpose of this organization is the education of design, technical, and stage/production management students above and beyond the classroom.”
      For real; We are an open, inviting group of people who share the same interests in technical theatre. We aim to create opportunities for everyone who has an interest to be involved in the wonderful world that lies backstage. We hope to educate, inform, and convert as many people as possible to the technical side of theatre. Come on…we have cookies.
  • Dance
    • The University of Maine Dance Club is a modern based dance group on campus. It is open to anyone no matter what level of dance experience one may have. Each semester the UM Dance Club works toward producing at least one student choreographed dance piece that will performed in the dance concerts.
    • Tap Club is one of the UMaine dance ensembles that specializes in the art form of Tap dance. It is open to anyone who wants to learn new steps and have a great time. The level of difficulty is moderate, but if you know the basic steps you will do just fine. We are going into our third semester as a club, so we are fairly new. Previous semesters we have done a piece with Happy Feet, and Drumline which were both crowd-pleasers. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Nicole Lagasse or Stephanie Peer. Our first meeting will be September 21st at 7:00 in the Dance Studio.
    • The Swing Dance Club is an open dance group that meets at least once weekly in various locations on campus. The meetings are open to both new dancers, whom we informally teach during the meeting, and experienced members, who can come and casually dance and socialize. Members of the Club also perform in various School of Performing Arts shows, and travel to various local public dances. Anyone wishing to contact the group for more information can contact Sarah Cyr or Robert England on FirstClass.
    • The University of Maine Hip Hop Club is a dance club dedicated to the various styles of Hip Hop. It is open to anyone who wants to join, meetings are in the dance studio in 1944 Hall from 8-10pm on Sundays. The club participates in activities all throughout campus, including the Fall and Spring Dance Showcases at the end of each semester. We strive to introduce and develop Hip Hop techniques and styles to anyone interested in learning, including but not limited commercial choreography, breaking, popping, locking, house style, lyrical hip hop, and many more. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact our presidents on FirstClass, Samuel Borer and Tanika Gorman.

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