Deep Roots Luncheon & Concert

Join us for lunch and live music on Wednesday, November 6th in our cafe and learn more about 317 Main’s Deep Roots Program for musicians 55+.  Diners will listen to live music from 2 of our Deep Roots ensembles and enjoy lunch and dessert prepared by Sky’s Cafe, our in house cafe. Please call our…

MUSIC FOR MEMORY CARE PATIENTS

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…

WHY 317 MAIN MATTERS–IN YOUR WORDS

We turned the camera on some of you recently to ask a simple, but very important question. What do you like most about 317 Main? We shared your responses along with video of some of the great work we’ve done together at our annual House Party. In case you missed it, please take a look…

SUMMER CAMP HIGHLIGHTS

Our summer campers continue to impress us with their willingness to dive into new musical waters. In our Acoustic Discovery Camps, younger kids, ages 6-10, are trying fiddles, harps, ukes, and pianos for the first time and the older musicians at Acoustic Jam Camp, ages 10-14, are delving into songwriting, arranging, improvising and best of all – collaborating.…

SIGN UP FOR OUR SATURDAY LITTLE ROOTS CLASSES

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a fun activity that helped young children develop language and motor skills, boosted their self confidence, nurtured their creative spirit, and boosted IQ’s all at the same time? All those things happen when children sing, dance and learn to play instruments. Music fuels the brain and feeds the…