Read the fall edition of Music Matters to learn how to add music into your life this fall and to see who’s joined our extraordinary team made up of Teaching Artists, staff and board. We hope you’ll pay particular interest to the article on hearing protection. Many of us play acoustic music which minimizes the…Details
Peruse our Summer Newsletter to find out what’s going on at 317 Main this summer and watch our video on the Lullaby Project–, a Carnegie Hall initiative that pairs at-risk pregnant women and new parents with professional artists to write and sing personal lullabies for their babies.
2019 Yarmouth Farmers Market Will Kick-Off With More Vendors, New Vendors and Third Thursdays Market Runs Thursday, June 6th – Thursday, October 17th 3-6pm The Yarmouth Farmers Market will return for a fifth season in June with 18 seasonal vendors – our biggest market yet – plus guest vendors, food trucks, and live music provided…Details
Thanks to all who came out to to support 317 Main Community Music Center at our Greatest Hits House Party on May 9th. The fundraise, held at Portland House of Music, was without doubt our rockingest House Party to date. Around 200 friends joined us to support cherished 317 Main music programs including our Partnership…Details
Our All-Comers Band, led by Ellen Gawler, kept the dancers on their feet all night at our Spring Contra Dance on March 23rd. Maggie Robinson called the dance, which was held in Maine Coast Waldorf School’s Community Hall. We love putting on these potluck/dances and judging from the number of dancers-more than 100-you do too.…Details
Read the Spring Issue of Music Matters to learn more about:
- 317 Main’s 15th Anniversary
- Why our Violin Program at East End Community School Is Thriviing
- Music Education Director Chris Moore’s reflections on working for folk artist Happy Traum
- Upcoming dance, festival, concert and more!!
At first glance, Tina Callahan, looks like any other 317 Main student behind the keyboard, smiling and focused on the music in front of her, but look a little closer, and you’ll notice that she plays with only one hand. In conversation, her halting speech reveals the tell-tale signs of brain injury. Tina had a…Details
2018 was a year filled with more music, song and dance! 317 Main expanded our offerings for our youngest musicians (Little Roots) and older (Deep Roots) students. We forged new connections with community partners, opened a new cafe and much more. We invite you to watch this short year in review video to reflect on…Details
This fall we had the opportunity to partner with the Iris Network – a Portland based organization that’s been assisting people who are blind or visually impaired for more than a century.Our connection began when members of the Iris Network join the audience at our Noon Tunes concert series. Some of these folks are musicians themselves,…Details
Did you know…
633 students received free music education through our Partnership Programs last year!
2,600 people attended free concerts, demonstrations and events!
Read more about how 317 Main is growing in our annual report.