School of Performing Arts

BDN shares Wieck performance

The Bangor Daily News noted that Anatole Wieck, professor of upper strings at the University of Maine, performed Oct. 10 as part of the St. John’s Organ Society’s three evenings of organ and chamber music in honor of the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Belgian-born French composer, pianist, organist, and teacher César Franck. The […]

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UMaine hosting Homecoming Oct. 14–16

The University of Maine’s largest and most activity-filled event of the year begins on Friday, Oct. 14 when the UMaine Alumni Association kicks off Homecoming 2022.  The three-day gathering features a wide variety of formal and informal social, recreational and educational activities. They include class reunions, tailgating, campus tours, concerts, lectures, presentations and women’s soccer, […]

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News Center Maine boosts Maine Summer Youth Music camp at UMaine

News Center Maine reported on the start of the annual Maine Summer Youth Music camp for middle and high schoolers at the University of Maine. The camp offers youths opportunities to learn and perform in jazz and string ensembles, concert and symphonic bands and musical theater and choir groups. Campers arrived on campus Sunday and […]

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UMaine preps for 50th annual Maine Youth Summer Music Camp

Editor’s note: Story updated July 7. The Division of Music in the University of Maine School of Performing Arts is celebrating its 50th annual Maine Summer Youth Music Camp this July, returning to its traditional in-person, residential experience after two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. The camp, led by Christopher White, UMaine director of bands, […]

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BDN reviews “The Moors” at Cyrus Pavilion Theater

The Bangor Daily News reviewed playwright Jen Silverman’s 90-minute, one-act play “The Moors,” presented this weekend by True North Theatre at the Cyrus Pavilion at the University of Maine. Lauren Billings, who plays the free-spirited younger sister Huldey, will begin her third year as a theater major with a minor in dance at the University […]

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Emily Dunlap: The UMaine music education experience

Emily Dunlap from Old Town, Maine is a rising fourth-year music education major with an instrumental concentration. She is also in the Honors College. Dunlap has received the Thomas E. Lynch Honors Fellowship, been recognized as a James S. Stevens Outstanding Junior and is an alumni member of the 2021 Macy’s Great American Alumni Marching […]

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