Inside The Winter Edition of Music Matters you’ll find a column from Executive Director John Williams, news about additions to our staff, a feature story about a teaching artist and much more. Read all about us here.
At 317 Main, Sorcha Cribben-Merrill spends her days singing with our youngest musicians in the Little Roots program, but she is equally at home singing with music lovers at the other end of the spectrum. Sorcha has monthly gigs at three assisted living facilities in greater Portland where she performs for residents with dementia. “My…Details
317 Main offers Workshop Weeks during the final (13th) week of the Fall and Winter Sessions. During this week, December 5-December 8, each of our Teaching Artists will lead a one-hour workshop on a subject they would like to share with the community. This is a perfect time for students to explore new musical territory, try…Details
We know that lunch hour concerts don’t work for all schedules. Now you don’t have to miss another Noon Tunes gem because they’re available in podcast form right on our website in the new “Listen” section. http://www.317main.org/listen/ Thanks to Chris Moore for recording this concert on November 14th with teaching artist Jeff Christmas and Monique…Details
The Maine Acoustic Festival encourages middle and high school student musicians who are interested in traditional music to audition for the 2018 Maine Acoustic Festival. Please submit application and audition video by December 1st to email@example.com. This year’s coaching line-up includes Joyce Andersen, Ellen Gawler, David Surette, Corey DiMario and Bennett Konesni. The festival, which is a co-production of 317…Details
317 Main’s Jake Hoffman was recently invited to speak at USM’s annual Music Education Symposium where he reflected on the many hats he wears for our organization. Like the majority of our teaching artists, Jake is both an educator and a working musician. He’s also a key member of the administrative team, running our Partnership Programs and, for the first time this…Details
With so many Little Roots classes running this fall, we thought it would be fun to have a Potluck Social where all the families could gather to sing and play together at the same time. And fun it was! Our Little Roots teaching team, (Amanda Panda, Sorcha Cribben-Merrill, Emilia Dahlin & Maggie Robinson) hosted the party at Greenlight…Details
Thursday, October 12th marked the final week in our 20-week farmers market season at 317 Main. The Yarmouth Farmers Market is grateful to market sponsors, the town of Yarmouth and Royal River Heat Pumps for their support and to the shoppers who made it a priority to support Maine farmers, small businesses and artists each week. Plans…Details