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Bangor Symphony Orchestra

April 3, 2019

Know your orchestra

The Know Your Orchestra! voucher program encourages students to become acquainted with classical music and their home orchestra. Each voucher admits up to four children 18-and-under for just $5 each when accompanied by at least one adult. Up to two accompanying adults can receive the discounted ticket price of $15. Prices include all processing fees! The attached voucher may be used for any of the 2018-19 season Masterworks concerts. We encourage voucher holders to reserve their tickets before the concert by calling the CCA Box Office at 207.581.1755 or 1.800.622.TIXX Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Next opportunities: April 7 and May 5!

For more information about the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, please visit our website bangorsymphony.org
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Bangor Symphony Orchestra

November 24, 2018

Opportunities for young people

YOUNG PEOPLE’S CONCERT

The 2019 Bangor Symphony Orchestra invites students in grades 3 – 8 to attending the Young People’s Concert at the Collins Center for the Arts: Monday, May 20, 2019, 10:00 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. Lucas Richman, Music Director and Conductor for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, has made it his mission to instill in young children the awareness of music as an integral part of their lives. This year’s concert theme is “Orchestral Stories”. Each selection will display how composers use the orchestra to tell a story through the unique arrangements of musical notes, gestures and instrumentation. Orders are filled on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Richard Strauss – Also Sprach Zarathrustra
  • Lucas Richman – Playground Escapades
  • TBD – Winner of the Maine High School Concerto Competition
  • Paul Schoop – The Wishing Tree
  • Ludwig van Beethoven – Allegro con brio from Symphony no. 5
  • Leonard Bernstein – Mambo from West Side Story

The hour-long education and music program is supplemented with an instructional packet for students and teachers providing information about the orchestra and the selections that will be featured. Concerts are open to public, private, and homeschooled children.

Tickets are $3 each for students and teachers. We will fulfill orders on a first come, first serve basis.Reservations should be requested by Friday, March 30, 2019, and can be made by phone, fax, or mail.

Box Office
5746 Collins Center for the Arts
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5746
Phone: 207.581.1755 Toll free: 800.622.8499 Fax: 207.581.4690

MUSICIAN IN YOUR CLASSROOM

Have a BSO musician come to your classroom! You are invited to be part of a pilot program that would bring a BSO musician to your classroom prior to the Young People’s Concert to give a personal introduction to the symphony and a brief overview of the concert you will be attending. There is no cost for YPC attendees for this program. Availability of musicians for a potential visit may be limited and will be determined on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested, please email katie@bangorsymphony.org.

BANGOR SYMPHONY YOUTH ORCHESTRA

Please spread the word to eligible students that the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestra is holding Winter Admission Auditions on January 10th. Please click here for more information or to apply. Winds, brass, strings and percussion all needed.

MAINE HIGH SCHOOL CONCERTO COMPETITION

Deadline for applications for the Maine High School Concerto Competition is coming up on January 18th. Click here for more information or to apply.

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Bangor Symphony Orchestra

October 27, 2018

Know Your Orchestra! Voucher Program

Masterworks II

Beethoven’s 4th

November 4, 2018 at 3pm
Collins Center for the Arts
Lucas Richman, conductor
Chloe Trevor, violin
Ludwig van Beethoven, Prometheus Overture
Leonard Bernstein, Serenade (After Plato’s “Symposium”) with Chloe Trevor
Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 4
Beethoven fans, this program is for you! The great composer’s Prometheus Overture opens the concert before the young violinist Chloe Trevor tackles Bernstein’s notoriously difficult and moving Serenade. Beethoven’s rousing Symphony No. 4 concludes the concert.
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The Know Your Orchestra! voucher program encourages students to become acquainted with classical music and their home orchestra. Each voucher admits up to four children 18-and-under for just $5 each when accompanied by at least one adult. Up to two accompanying adults can receive the discounted ticket price of $15. Prices include all processing fees! The attached voucher may be used for any of the 2018-19 season Masterworks concerts. We encourage voucher holders to reserve their tickets before the concert by calling the CCA Box Office at 207.581.1755 or 1.800.622.TIXX Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

For more information about the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, please visit their website. 
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Bangor Symphony Orchestra

February 10, 2018

Young people’s concert

The Bangor Symphony Orchestra invites students in grades 3 through 8 to attend this year’s Young People’s Concerts at the Collins Center for the Arts: Monday, May 21, 2018 at 9:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Lucas Richman, Music Director and Conductor for the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, has made it his mission to instill in young children the awareness of music as an integral part of their lives. This year’s concert theme is “Musical Poetry”. The repertoire will highlight the powerful link between music and poetry while exposing and acquainting students with the instruments of the orchestra.

Claude Debussy Le Roi Lear

Henry Purcell Rondeau from The Fairy Queen

Felix Mendelssohn Scherzo from A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Edward Taylor Paull Paul Revere’s Ride

TBA Winner of the Maine High School Concerto Competition

Lucas Richman  Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant

The hour-long education and music program is supplemented with an instructional packet for students and teachers providing information about the orchestra and the selections that will be featured. Concerts are open to public, private, and homeschooled children.

Tickets are $3 each for students and teachers. We will fulfill orders on a first come, first serve basis. Reservations should be requested by Friday, March 30, 2018, and can be made by phone, fax, or mail.

Box Office
5746 Collins Center for the Arts
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5746
Phone: 207.581.1755 Toll free: 800.622.8499 Fax: 207.581.4690

To obtain a reservation form email Bangor Symphony Education and Community Programs Manager Katie Hardy.

Young People’s Concert and the Maine Learning Results

Content Area: Visual and Performing Arts

 

A. Disciplinary Literacy- Music: Students show literacy in the discipline by understanding and demonstrating concepts, skills, terminology, and processes.

A1. Music Difficulty

A2. Notation and Terminology

A3. Listening and Describing

D. Aesthetics and Criticism: Students describe analyze, interpret, and evaluate art (dance, music, theatre, and visual arts).

E. Visual and Performing Arts Connections: Students understand the relationship among the arts, history and world culture; and they make connections among the arts and to other disciplines, to goal-setting, and to interpersonal interaction.

E1. The Arts and History and World Cultures

E4. Impact of the Arts on Lifestyle and Career

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Know Your Orchestra!

January 26, 2018

Voucher program

The Know Your Orchestra! voucher program encourages students to become acquainted with classical music and their home orchestra. Each voucher admits up to four children 18-and-under for just $4 each when accompanied by at least one adult. Up to two accompanying adults can receive the discounted ticket price of $14. Prices include all processing fees! The attached voucher may be used for any of the 2016-17 season Masterworks concerts. We encourage voucher holders to reserve their tickets before the concert by calling the CCA Box Office at 207.581.1755 or 1.800.622.TIXX Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The next opportunity to use the Know Your Orchestra! voucher is January 28, 2018 at 3pm,
Collins Center for the Arts.
Lucas Richman, conductor
Michael Dressler, oboe
Kristen Finkbeiner, clarinet
Jonathan Laperle, flute
Mo Nichols, harp
William Whitener, trumpet

Arnold Schoenberg Notturno for Harp and Strings
Conni Ellisor Conversations in Silence
Maurice Ravel Introduction and Allegro
Samuel Barber Capricorn Concerto
Edvard Grieg Holberg Suite

The BSO turns the spotlight on its own members in January with a true Orchestral Showcase. Principal Harp Mo Nichols, Principal Flute Jonathan LaPerle, Principal Clarinet Kristen Finkbeiner, Principal Oboe Michael Dressler, and Principal Trumpet Bill Whitener will all shine in diverse repertoire, including Schoenberg’s Notturno for Harp and Strings, Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro, and Barber’s Capricorn Concerto. The strings also get to show their mettle in Conni Ellisor’s Conversations in Silence and Edvard Grieg’s beautiful Holberg Suite.

For more information about the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, please visit the website.
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Bangor Symphony Orchestra

October 12, 2017

Music opportunity

Masterworks I
Symphonie Fantastique
October 22, 2017 at 3pm

Collins Center for the Arts

Lucas Richman, conductor
William Wolfram, piano

Modest Mussorgsky Night on Bald Mountain
Franz Liszt Totentanz, featuring William Wolfram, piano
Hector Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique

A program of macabre masterpieces opens the season, just in time for Halloween! Guest pianist William Wolfram brings his formidable style and expertise to Bangor for Liszt’s Totentanz before Berlioz’s truly fantastic Symphonie Fantastique. Mussorgsky’s energetic Night on Bald Mountain will start the program.
*The Know Your Orchestra! voucher program encourages students to become acquainted with classical music and their home orchestra. Each voucher admits up to four children 18-and-under for just $4 each when accompanied by at least one adult. Up to two accompanying adults can receive the discounted ticket price of $14. Prices include all processing fees! The attached voucher may be used for any of the 2017-18 season Masterworks concerts. We encourage voucher holders to reserve their tickets before the concert by calling the CCA Box Office at 207.581.1755 or 1.800.622.TIXX Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information about please visit the Bangor Symphony Orchestra website.
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Music Opportunities for Students

January 13, 2017

Bay Chambers and Bangor Symphony Orchestra

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The Know Your Orchestra! voucher program is a music education program that encourages students to become acquainted with classical music and their home orchestra. Each voucher admits up to four children 18-and-under for just $4 each when accompanied by at least one adult. Up to two accompanying adults can receive the discounted ticket price of $14. Prices include all processing fees! The voucher below may be used for any of the 2016-17 season Masterworks concerts. Bangor Symphony encourages voucher holders to reserve their tickets before the concert by calling the CCA Box Office at 207.581.1755 or 1.800.622.TIXX Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information about the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, please visit bangorsymphony.org or contact Katie Hardy, Education and Community Programs Manager at katie@bangorsymphony.org.

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screen-shot-2017-01-10-at-1-25-34-pmBay Chambers

Bay Chambers invites middle and high school music teachers to bring your students to their free matinee for Che Malambo on Wednesday, March 29 at 11am at Strom Auditorium in Rockport. Che Malambo is a traditional Argentinean troupe of ‘cowboys’ who dance and perform on percussion instruments. This all-male ensemble will perform for a public concert on Tuesday, March 28 and we are offering the free matinee, first come, first served the following day. More information about Che Malambo is available on their website at http://www.baychamberconcerts.org/events/event/che-malambo/. Interested teachers should email Monica Kelly, Executive Director at monica@baychamberconcerts.org.

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