Arts

Cox Talks to WVII About Preparing for Final University Singers Tour

Dennis Cox, professor of music and director of the Choral Music Program at the University of Maine, spoke with WVII (Channel 7) about preparing for his final tour directing the University Singers. Cox, who came to UMaine in 1978, announced he will retire at the end of the school year. Daniel Williams, associate director of […]

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BDN Reviews School of Performing Arts’ Production of ‘Grease’

The Bangor Daily News published a review of the University of Maine School of Performing Arts’ spring production of “Grease.” The review states the “actors dig deep for nuanced and near flawless performances.” Remaining performances of the show are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20, 21, 22, and 2 p.m. Feb. 23 in Hauck Auditorium.

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Weekly, Maine Edge Preview UMaine Production of ‘Grease’

The Weekly and The Maine Edge advanced the University of Maine School of Performing Arts’ spring production of “Grease.” Seven February performances of the musical are slated in Hauck Auditorium on campus. Admission is $15; tickets may be purchased online at umaine.edu/spa or at the door.

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Marrs on International Percussion Tour

University of Maine music professor Stuart Marrs has begun a five-country tour to teach master classes in percussion. The European leg began earlier this month at the Paris Conservatory of Music, where he offered master classes on the solo timpani works of Elliott Carter — pieces Marrs recorded on an interactive pedagogical DVD in 2006. […]

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Juvenile Work of Wyeths, Other Artists Focus of Pariser Lecture

David Pariser, an art education professor at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, will visit the University of Maine to give a lecture on the development of childhood graphic skills and the juvenile work of famous artists, including the Wyeths. Pariser will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 in 100 Lord Hall on the UMaine […]

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BDN Reviews Baker’s ‘One Blue Tarp’

The Bangor Daily News published a review of the play “One Blue Tarp,” which is currently being presented by the Penobscot Theatre Company in Bangor. The play was written by Travis Baker, who teaches English at the University of Maine, and stars UMaine theatre instructors Tom Mikotowicz and Julie Lisnet.

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‘Grease’ is the Word for UMaine’s Spring Production

Sandy, Danny and the rest of the characters from Rydell High take the stage for seven February performances of “Grease” in Hauck Auditorium at the University of Maine. Sandra Hardy, professor of theatre at UMaine, is directing the ensemble show. She is joined by Danny Williams, music director; Jasmine Ireland, choreographer; Dan Bilodeau, set designer; […]

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