James Kallembach Residency Concert

Elisabeth Marshall, soprano
Anastasia Antonacos, piano
USM Chamber Singers
Robert Russell, conductor

The three-day residency of celebrated composer and conductor James Kallembach at the USM School of Music will conclude with a concert of 21st-century American composers’ works for voice. Featuring several of Kallembach’s works, the concert will include the world premiere his Four Romantic Songs.

Saturday, March 7 at 8 p.m.
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus

Tickets are $15 adult, $10 seniors, USM employees and alumni, $5 students. Reservations are requested.

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Catch Me If You Can

Online tickets are purchased through the Department of Theatre Box Office at www.usm.maine.edu/theatre.

A musical with Book by Terrence McNally and
Score by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman
Directed by Wil Kilroy
Musical Direction by Edward Reichert
Choreography by Vanessa Beyland

Friday, March 13 & 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 14 & 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 15 & 22 at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 18 at 5 p.m. ($10 show)
Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m.

The Maine premiere!

Come along for the ride as teenager Frank Abignale Jr. ditches suburban life for a highclass world of glitz and glamour – and fake IDs, forged checks and a tail by the FBI! Based on the hit film and astonishing real-life story, Catch Me If You Can is a fast-paced new musical with infectious, hard-driving jazz and glorious bigband sound!

Main Stage, Russell Hall, Gorham campus $21 general public, $15 seniors, USM employees & alumni, $10 students. Online tickets are purchased through the Department of Theatre Box Office at www.usm.maine.edu/theatre.

A co-production with the USM Department of Theatre

Sponsored by Drs. John and Elizabeth Serrage

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FACULTY CONCERT SERIES: Jobey Wilson and Friends

Jobey Wilson, tuba

Experience the beauty, agility and power of the largest member of the brass family played by a new and dynamic addition to the USM School of Music faculty, Jobey Wilson.

Friday, March 14 at 8 p.m.
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus

Tickets are $15 adults, $10 seniors, USM employees and alumni, $5 students. Reservations are recommended.

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USM Chamber Singers

The acclaimed USM Chamber Singers under the direction of Robert Russell perform their spring concert.

Tuesday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Williston-Immanuel United Church, 156 High Street.

$12 donation online or at the door; open seating.

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USM Vocal Jazz Ensembles

Directed by Taylor O'Donnell

Friday, April 10, 2015
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus

Tickets are $8 adults, $5 seniors, USM employees and alumni. Reservations are requested.

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USM Concert Band

Norman Huynh, guest conductor

Sunday, April 12 at 2 p.m.
Gorham Middle School Auditorium
106 Weeks Road, Gorham

Tickets are $8 adults, $5 seniors, USM employees and alumni, available online or at the door; open seating.

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USM Youth Ensembles Spring Instrumental Concert

• Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra
Robert Lehmann, conductor
• Portland Youth Wind Ensemble
Norman Huynh, guest conductor
• Portland Youth Junior Orchestra
Ferdinand Liva, conductor
• Portland Young People’s String Consort
Deborah Dabczynski conductor

Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m.
Merrill Auditorium, Portland

$8/$5 suggested donation at the door; $8/$5 online
Sponsored by Macy’s

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USM Composers Ensemble 10th Anniversary Concert

Directed by Daniel Sonenberg
Free, open seating

Friday, April 17 at 8 p.m.
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus

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38th Annual Honors Recital

Recognizing excellence in undergraduate solo performance, selected by audition.

Saturday, April 18 at 8 p.m.
Corthell Concert Hall

Free; reservations recommended
Sponsored by Murray, Plumb & Murray

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USM Jazz Ensemble

Directed by Christopher Oberholtzer

Thursday, April 23, at 7:30 pm.
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus

Tickets are $8 adults, $5 seniors, USM employees and alumni. Reservations are requested.

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FACULTY CONCERT SERIES: Daniel Sonenberg and Friends

Daniel Sonenberg, composer
Robert Lehmann, violin; Benjamin Noyes, cello;
Joshua DeScherer, bass; Thomas Parchman, clarinet; Krysia Tripp, flute; Amanda Hardy, oboe; Anastasia Antonocos, piano; Bridget Convey, piano; John Mehrman, percussion; Lynn Vartan, percussion

Composer of The Summer King, Daniel Sonenberg,
presents an evening of chamber music composed since 2011. The concert will feature a world premiere of a new composition for marimba and recorded sound, commissioned by visiting percussionist Lynn Vartan.

Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m.
Corthell Concert Hall

Tickets are $15 adults, $10 seniors, USM employees and alumni, $5 students. Reservations are recommended.

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Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra

Robert Lehmann, conductor

Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m.
Gorham Middle School
106 Weeks Road, Gorham

Tickets are $8 adults, $5 seniors, USM employees and alumni, available online or at the door; open seating.

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2015-04-25 Opera Workshop Special Performance

Directed by Ellen Chickering

A fully staged presentation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic operetta, Iolanthe.

Saturday, April 25 at 8 p.m.
Corthell Concert Hall

Tickets are $8 adults, $5 seniors, USM employees and alumni. Reservations are requested.

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Chamber Music Awards Concert

Recognizing the most outstanding student chamber ensembles, selected by audition.

Sunday, April 26 at 2 p.m.
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus

Free. Open seating.

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University Chorale

Robert Russell, conductor

Sunday, April 26, 2015
Woodfords Congregational Church
202 Woodford Street, Portland

Tickets are $8 adults, $5 seniors, USM employees and alumni. Reservations are requested.

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USM Youth Ensembles Spring Choral Concert

- Southern Maine Youth Chorale
Rebecca Green, conductor
- Southern Maine Children’s Choir
Paul McGovern, conductor

Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m.
Corthell Concert Hall

Donations accepted at the door, open seating
Sponsored by Macy’s

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Tickets and Reservations:

Faculty and Guest Artist Performances:
$15 general public, $10 seniors and USM faculty/staff, $5 students

Student Ensemble Performances:
$8 general public, $5 students and seniors

For concerts, reservations are always accepted, and payment accepted either online, in advance or at the door. No other fees are charged. Events with special pricing are noted. For some events, we may request advance payment.

Cancellations:
Changes to event listings will be noted on our website at usm.maine.edu/music, and we will make every attempt to notify those who have made reservations. When USM closes, events are automatically cancelled. In case of inclement weather, call the USM Storm Line at (207) 780-4800 for information and updates.

Members of the media:
visit our Press Room at: usm.maine.edu/music/press-room.

Concert Locations:
Unless otherwise indicated, all events take place at Corthell Concert Hall on the USM Gorham campus at 37 College Avenue. Free parking for evening and weekend events in student or faculty lots.

Find our complete calendar of concerts and events at usm.maine.edu/music/events

Additional Information:
For more information and access inquiries, Call the Music Box Office, (207) 780-5555, or write to larsenault@usm.maine.edu.. In case of inclement weather, call the USM storm line, (207) 780-4800, or visit usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice.

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