Brandon Emerson

Brandon Emerson: Music student performs national anthem virtually

Brandon Emerson has always liked the sound of the trumpet. He’s played it since fifth grade, and at the University of Maine he double majored in music education and music performance with a concentration in trumpet. For UMaine’s 2020 Commencement ceremonies in May, Laura Artesani, chair of the Division of Music at UMaine, tapped Emerson […]

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2020 CUGR summer fellowship winners announced

The University of Maine’s Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR) has announced the 2020 CUGR summer fellowship winners. Undergraduate proposals will be awarded up to a maximum of $3,300 each. Funding is provided by the UMaine Office of the Vice President for Research and Maine Space Grant Consortium (MSGC). This year’s winners are: Dawsin Blanchard, computer […]

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Collins Center for the Arts

Collins Center offering online arts and cultural resources 

The Collins Center for the Arts at the University of Maine launched a temporary website to offer cultural resources while its physical stage is dark during the COVID-19 pandemic.   “For more than three decades, the CCA has been a beacon for cultural and artistic activity in our region,” says Danny Williams, executive director of the […]

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School of Performing Arts hosting virtual Quarantine Cabaret April 17

The University of Maine School of Performing Arts and the Maine Masque present a virtual “Quarantine Cabaret” at 6 p.m. Friday, April 17. Join SPA students and faculty for an evening of songs, monologues, comedy, juggling — and whatever else they can manage from the comfort of home. The event will be live online via […]

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Media report Zillman Art Museum designated by $1.3 million naming gift

The Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald, News Center Maine, WABI (Channel 5) and Mainebiz reported the University of Maine’s art museum in Bangor has received a $1.3 million naming gift from longtime education leaders and arts supporters Donald and Linda Zillman. The museum is now the Linda G. and Donald N. Zillman Art Museum – […]

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UMaine Museum of Art receives naming gift

A $1.3 million naming gift from education leaders and arts supporters Donald and Linda Zillman will expand and enhance the University of Maine Museum of Art. At its March 16 meeting, the University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved the expansion plans and naming opportunity made possible by the gift. The museum is now […]

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BDN includes UMMA virtual tour in weekend roundup

The Bangor Daily News included the University of Maine Museum of Art’s new virtual tours in a roundup of online activities to do at home on the weekend. The virtual tours of current exhibits will be offered each Friday, the BDN reported.

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WABI previews Concert for a Cause

WABI (Channel 5) previewed the annual Concert for a Cause at the University of Maine at 7 p.m. March 10. The event is a fundraiser for Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center’s Champion the Cure Challenge to support local cancer research. The performance included the University of Maine Concert Band, the Leonard Middle School Symphonic […]

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