School of Performing Arts

BDN Previews Annual Choral Concert

The Bangor Daily News previewed the upcoming Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s annual choral concert featuring 100 performers from the University Singers and the UMaine Oratorio Society. The groups are led by Dennis Cox and Ludlow Hallman, respectively. The show is set for 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14 at the Collins Center for the Arts.

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Public Invited to Free Master Classes with Brass Artists

The public is invited to a series of master classes in April, the first featuring trumpeter Bryan Davis, and others with Mnozil Brass as part of the University of Maine School of Performing Arts season. Davis, a British trumpeter, based in New York City, will perform as a guest artist with the UMaine Jazz Ensemble […]

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St. John Valley Times Advances UMaine Symphonic Band Concerts

The St. John Valley Times advanced the upcoming University of Maine Symphonic Band concerts to be held in Aroostook County. The shows, presented by the University of Maine School of Performing Arts, are free and open to the public. The band will perform at 9 a.m. Friday, April 5 in the Van Buren High School […]

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UMaine Symphonic Band to Tour Down East, Northern Maine

The 50-member University of Maine Symphonic Band, conducted by Christopher White, will tour Down East and northern Maine April 3–6 with free public performances from Machias to Madawaska at school assemblies during the day and evening community concerts. The 7 p.m. concerts are April 3 with the Machias Town Band at the University of Maine […]

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Chamber Jazz Ensemble Concert April 2

The University of Maine Chamber Jazz Ensemble will present a program of jazz standards and contemporary works in an April 2 performance on campus. The 12-member student ensemble is directed by Associate Professor of Music Karel Lidral. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall. Admission is $9; free with a student MaineCard. […]

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Reader’s Theatre to Perform ‘Seven’ for Women’s History Celebration

University of Maine’s Reader’s Theatre will perform the play “Seven” on March 27 as part of the Women’s History Celebration on campus. The documentary play features seven monologues illuminating women’s inspiring journeys as leaders from around the world. The free public performance begins at 7:30 p.m. in Minsky Recital Hall as part of the Reader’s […]

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Comedy Takes Stage in UMaine Christopher Durang Production

Selections from several of Christopher Durang’s finest one-act comedies will be featured in a University of Maine School of Performing Arts production of  “Beyond Therapy: An Evening with Christopher Durang,” March 27–29. The performances by an 11-member student cast, directed by UMaine Professor of Theatre Sandra Hardy, begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Cyrus Pavilion […]

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Hwalek Named 2013 MTNA Foundation Fellow

Instructor of music Ginger Yang Hwalek was named a 2013 Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Foundation Fellow at the national conference in Anaheim, Calif., March 11. Now in its 14th year, the MTNA Foundation Fund Fellow Program honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the music world and the music teaching profession. Hwalek, a […]

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