The Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra will perform three winning compositions from the first-ever USM School of Music’s Composition Competition on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. at Gorham Middle School, 106 Weeks Road, Gorham. The orchestra will perform “Unbearable,” by Aaron Pettengill, a junior violin performance major from Saco and Lewiston; “Symphony of Stars,” by Timothy Burns of Buxton, who recently achieved his undergraduate degree in Music Education and is now starting graduate studies in composition;and “Opening Id” by Nicholas Merriam, a third-year music student from Bucksport.(more)
Classical Voice of New England, Inc. presents a unique opportunity to study with accomplished opera singer and New England vocal clinician, Ellen Nordstrom Baer, in a Saturday of choral clinics and vocal exploration. The venue is the tranquil setting of the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Headquarters building in Kennebunkport, Maine, Saturday, June 25, 2011. Professional soloists, amateur singers, as well as entire choirs or choruses may participate.
Two Organizations Join Forces to Invest in City’s Creative People and Businesses
Portland, ME. The Creative Portland Corporation and the Portland Arts and Cultural Alliance (PACA) announce the appointment of Jennifer Hutchins as full-time executive director, serving both organizations as of December 1, 2010. The hire follows several years of planning by Portland businesses, cultural institutions, artists and city officials to invest in the development and promotion of the city’s creative economy.(more)
PORTLAND, ME – On Tuesday, November 9, Music Director Robert Moody leads the Portland Symphony Orchestra (PSO) and USM Chamber Choir in “The Planets,” the culminating event of “Universal Appeal,” a three-day exploration of symphony, sights and celestial sounds in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy, the Southworth Planetarium of USM, and SPACE Gallery.(more)
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