Music

Alex Kinney – Student Profile

STUDENTS OF UMAINE: Alex Kenney from Scituate, Massachusetts The sophomore music education major with a vocal concentration was born in Vienna, Austria. He’s also lived in Russia and Kazakhstan. This summer, Kenney interned at the Latvian Academy of Culture through the American Latvian Association in Riga, Latvia. “Music has been a part of me my […]

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Register Now for History of Jazz Spring Course

History of Jazz will be offered in the Spring 2018 semester! History of Jazz is listed in the UMaine Catalog under MUS 298 — Special Subjects in Music, Section 001. Taught by Jay Bregman, this course is recommended for all B.A. music students, particularly Jazz concentrators, B.M. in Performance students, and music minors! The course explores […]

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UMaineSPA to present ‘Mostly Maine Composers’ Concert on Sept. 23, 2016

Grammy-nominated and internationally recognized mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato will celebrate Maine composers in a Sept. 23 concert at the University of Maine School of Performing Arts. Taking the Minsky Recital Hall stage with Fortunato for the 7:30 p.m., “Mostly Maine Composers” concert will be Peter H. Bloom, multiple flutes; Thomas Hill, clarinet; and Mary Jane Rupert, […]

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2016 Chamber Music Institute Announcements

This years Chamber Music Institute will conclude with a performance in Minsky Recital Hall on Saturday, August 6 at 7 p.m. with guest soloist Jin Suk Yu of the New York Philharmonic! Yu will play Mendelssohn violin Concerto in e minor, accompanied by the Chamber Music Institute Orchestra, conducted by Anatole Wieck. A member of […]

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Black Bear Men’s Chorus Concert

The University of Maine’s premier all male choral ensemble presents their Spring concert, conducted by Daniel Williams,  and featuring a special performance by the Hampden Academy Chamber Singers. Tickets to this performance are  $9 or free with student MaineCard. Buy Tickets. Box office: 207.581.1755

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Spring tour takes UMaine’s University Singers to four states, March 7–12

Our annual spring tour of the 66-member University Singers from the University of Maine will include performances at high schools, churches and a community college in four states, March 7–12. Free public concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. at the following locations: March 7, Winnisquam Regional High School, Tilton, New Hampshire; March 8, James and Betty […]

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We made a mistake!

The most recently published School of Performing Arts E-Newsletter had a pretty big mistake. Oops! Thanks for letting us know. What would we do without you?      Here’s the truth. The Maine Steiners is the male al cappella group that consists of auditioned University Singer’s members, not the Black Bear Men’s Chorus. However both are great and have upcoming performance dates! […]

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CANCELED: Ginger Hwalek and Liz Downing Faculty Recital

    DUE TO THIS WEEKEND’S WEATHER PREDICTIONS,  THIS RECITAL HAS BEEN CANCELED. An alternate date has not yet been determined.   Longtime friends and fellow music colleagues, Liz Downing, flute, and Ginger Yang Hwalek, piano will present a recital of favorite pieces on Sunday, February 15 at 2:00 in Minsky Recital Hall.  The program will include […]

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Jack Burt and Laura Artesani with Orchestra Faculty Recital

In an out of the ordinary faculty recital, Dr. Jack Burt, Associate Professor of Trumpet at the University of Maine, will perform 3 trumpet concertos with orchestra on February 26th at 7:30 PM in Minsky Recital Hall. Local professional musicians, fellow UMaine faculty members and students will form the orchestra and accompany Dr. Burt. The […]

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