Portland Youth Symphony Celebrates 70 Years! Mahler, Symphony No. 3

Posted Nov. 09, 2012, at 9:11 a.m.

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 7 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street, Portland, Maine

For more information: Lori Arsenault; 207-780-5555;

The USM School of Music celebrates the Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra’s 70th anniversary with a performance of Gustav Mahler’s 3rd Symphony. In classic Mahler design, the performance will bring together a large orchestral force involving the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, the School of Music Women’s Choir, the Southern Maine’s Children’s Choir, and faculty artists. The Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra will be lead by conductor Robert Lehmann. Teresa Harold ’02, Mezzosoprano, Metropolitan Opera. This performance will take place on Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Merrill Auditorium, Myrtle Street, Portland. There will be a suggested $12 donation at the door; open seating. This performance is sponsored by Macy’s, Macdonald Page & CO LLC and Murray, Plumb & Murray. For more information on the USM School of Music’s fall concert season and programs of study, visit Sign up for e-notices, or find us on Facebook at USM School of Music,