Arts

Symphonic, Concert Bands to Perform at CCA

The University of Maine Symphonic and Concert bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Collins Center for the Arts. The 45-member Symphonic Band, directed by Christopher White, recently wrapped up a four-day, nine-performance spring coastal tour. Nine times on the tour, music performance major Blake Peachey of Augusta, Maine, performed “Concerto […]

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BDN, Pen Bay Pilot Report on UMaine Symphonic Band’s Vinalhaven Concert

The Bangor Daily News and Penobscot Bay Pilot reported on the University of Maine Symphonic Band’s trip to Vinalhaven to perform two concerts. The 45-member instrumental ensemble, which includes music majors and students pursuing a variety of academic disciplines, traveled to the island by ferry as part of their four-day, nine-performance spring tour. Christopher White, […]

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WVII Covers Student Art Exhibition

WVII (Channel 7) reported on the University of Maine’s 2014 annual Student Art Exhibition, “Be, Do, Make,” that opened Friday, April 4 in Lord Hall Art Gallery. The exhibition features 116 pieces from 62 student artists in a variety of media. Michael Grillo, chairman of the Department of Art and associate professor of art history, […]

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SPA Celebrates Musical Vision of Don Stratton

The University of Maine School of Performing Arts celebrates the musical vision of composer, jazz trumpeter and Maine educator Don Stratton during a two-part concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, at Minsky Recital Hall. The concert, titled “Pythagoreanism and the Music of Don Stratton,” will feature Stratton’s multifaceted music. A jam session and refreshments […]

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Hartgen Works on Display in Bangor

The works of Vincent Hartgen, founder of the University of Maine Museum of Art and longtime UMaine professor of art, will be on display at Boyd Place Gallery, 21 Boyd St., Bangor. The show, “Maine Masters,” features works of Hartgen and Arthur Thompson. The exhibit is open daily, 9 a.m.–7 p.m., through May 31. A […]

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WVII Covers Art Education Students’ Presentation on Shaw House Project

WVII (Channel 7) reported on a presentation about an art service learning project given by three University of Maine students in an advanced art education course. Charlotte Gaylord, Julie Roach and Lowansa Sprague Tompkins spoke about the art-making and fundraising project they created to aid the purchase of musical instruments for the Shaw House, a […]

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Chamber Music Concert Slated for April 8

The University of Maine School of Performing Arts presents its Chamber Music concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, in Minsky Recital Hall. Noreen Silver, music professor and cellist in Silver Duo, has put together a program of chamber works performed by student ensembles. Faculty members Phillip Silver, Eric Thomas and Liz Downing have provided […]

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WVII Covers UMaine Symphonic Band’s Spring Tour Concert in Bucksport

WVII (Channel 7) reported on the first concert of the University of Maine Symphonic Band’s annual spring tour. The 45-member instrumental ensemble, which includes music majors and students pursuing a variety of academic disciplines, kicked off a four-day, nine-performance state tour at Bucksport High School. Christopher White, who conducts the group, said unique parts of […]

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Maine Masque Shares ‘Crimes of the Heart’

The Maine Masque will perform Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Crimes of the Heart,” at 7:30 p.m. April 9-12 and at 2 p.m. April 13, in Hauck Auditorium at the University of Maine. Third-year theatre and history major Nellie Kelly will direct the tragic comedy set in 1974 in a small Mississippi town. “Crimes of […]

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