Arts

WABI Reports University of Maine Singers Spring Tour Dates

WABI (Channel 5) reported a list of the University of Maine Singers’ spring tour dates. Over spring break the group will perform five free public concerts in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The tour kicks off March 10 at First Baptist Church in Bar Harbor, Maine.

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WABI, WVII Report on UMaine Art Class, Shaw House Fundraising Effort

WABI (Channel 5) and WVII (Channel 7) reported University of Maine students in an advanced art education course are facilitating an art-making and fundraising project to benefit the Shaw House of Bangor, an organization that works with youth who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. The art education students are helping the […]

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Media Report on University Singers’ Spring Tour

The Village Soup advanced the March 11 University of Maine Singers concert that will take place at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. The show is one of five free public concerts the group is performing in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts over spring break. The Maine Edge also carried a report on the group’s tour.

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Maine Edge Advances Inaugural Wyeth Family Heritage Lecture

The Maine Edge previewed the University of Maine Department of Art’s inaugural Wyeth Family Heritage Lecture to be held Feb. 27 in Lord Hall. David Pariser, an art education professor at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, will deliver an illustrated talk titled “The Juvenile Work of World-class Artists: Can we tell from their work that […]

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Art Education Students, Shaw House Team Up for Fundraising Project

University of Maine students in an advanced art education course are facilitating an art-making and fundraising project to aid the purchase of musical instruments for a Bangor organization that works with youth who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. Students in Constant Albertson’s Topics in Art Education class are teaching teen Shaw […]

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Press Herald Interviews Kinghorn About UMaine Museum of Art Exhibit

George Kinghorn, University of Maine Museum of Art director, spoke with the Portland Press Herald about the museum’s current exhibit, “From Piranesi to Picasso: Master Prints from the Permanent Collection.” According to the article, the “blockbuster print exhibition” that features prints by artists such as Francisco Goya, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol, is […]

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UMaine Concert Band to Perform at Wagner Middle School in Winterport

It will be a homecoming for two University of Maine students when UMaine’s Concert Band performs a run-out concert Thursday, March 20, at Wagner Middle School in Winterport. Aaron Beaulieu, a first-year mechanical engineering student, began playing the trumpet in the fifth grade. Jay Baines, a civil engineering major also in his first year at […]

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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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