Arts

BDN highlights UMaine’s Zillman Art Museum arts education program

The Bangor Daily News highlighted UMaine’s Zillman Art Museum that has recently received a UMaine arts initiative seed grant. The grant is to be used towards the creation of an arts education program with the Cobscook Institute in Lubec, known for its birding programs. Until recently the museum did not have any “bird-centric art” for […]

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Sofia Rivera: Using art to inspire

Sofia Rivera from Oakhurst, New Jersey is an art education and studio art double major with a minor in art history. Rivera has been honored with numerous awards from the Department of Art, including the CLAS Dean’s Exhibition Award and the Department of Art Elizabeth Graves Fine Art Scholarship award for outstanding performance in art […]

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BDN reviews “The Moors” at Cyrus Pavilion Theater

The Bangor Daily News reviewed playwright Jen Silverman’s 90-minute, one-act play “The Moors,” presented this weekend by True North Theatre at the Cyrus Pavilion at the University of Maine. Lauren Billings, who plays the free-spirited younger sister Huldey, will begin her third year as a theater major with a minor in dance at the University […]

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Emily Dunlap: The UMaine music education experience

Emily Dunlap from Old Town, Maine is a rising fourth-year music education major with an instrumental concentration. She is also in the Honors College. Dunlap has received the Thomas E. Lynch Honors Fellowship, been recognized as a James S. Stevens Outstanding Junior and is an alumni member of the 2021 Macy’s Great American Alumni Marching […]

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Ellsworth American features Birch concert

The Ellsworth American shared information about a concert by Kevin Birch, music faculty member at the University of Maine’s School of the Performing Arts, at 7 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Hammond Hall in Winter Harbor. A historical instrument specialist, Birch will perform on the clavichord, a precursor to the piano played largely from the […]

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BDN shares ‘Sound of Silence’ performance available online

The Bangor Daily News shared that “Sounds from Silence: Rescuing Music Suppressed by the Nazis,” the performance by the Silver Duo in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah), is available online. In the performance, University of Maine School of Performing Arts professor and pianist Phillip Silver presented his research on rescuing music suppressed by […]

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‘Sounds from Silence’ available online

“Sounds from Silence: Rescuing Music Suppressed by the Nazis,” the performance by the Silver Duo in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah), is available online.  In the performance, University of Maine School of Performing Arts professor and pianist Phillip Silver presented his research on rescuing music suppressed by the Nazis. He was joined in […]

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Media report on Hudson Museum 3D printing project

News Center Maine, 3D Printing Industry and the Bangor Daily News reported that a UMaine team is 3D printing a replica of one of the items, the Tlingit Frog Clan Helmet, which will be displayed at the Hudson Museum while the original is sent back to the Tlingit tribe in southern Alaska. UMaine engineers are […]

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