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January 18, 2018 • 7:30 pm

Hannaford Hall, USM Campus

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“Roomful of Teeth is making some of the most rigorously venturesome and thrillingly inventive music being made by any ensemble, vocal or instrumental.” (The Nation) The Grammy Award-winning octet is dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice and is perhaps the most currently talked about ensemble today. Their electrifying and “sensually stunning” (The New York Times) repertoire incorporates vocal techniques from all over the world, including Tuvan throat singing, yodeling, Georgian singing, Sardinian cantu a tenore, Hindustani music, and Persian classical singing. Member Caroline Shaw is the youngest winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music for her enigmatic composition Partita for 8 Voices.

Roomful of Teeth welcomes special guest, Portland’s multicultural children’s choir Pihcintu, which has performed nationally, sharing messages of peace and harmony.


Vesper Sparrow                Missy Mazzoli

Coloring Book                    Ted Hearne
     IV. Letter to My Father

Run Away                           Judd Greenstein

Dumas’ Riposte                 Toby Twining

Ansa Ya                               Merrill Garbus


Psychedelics                       William Brittelle

The Isle                                Caroline Shaw



The agility of the voices and multicolored blend they achieve are extraordinary.”


Hannaford Hall, USM Campus
88 Bedford Street
Portland, ME 04101 United States
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A warm and welcoming performance space located at 88 Bedford Street on the USM Portland campus, Hannaford Hall is an intimate 520-seat venue with a 130-seat mezzanine. An attached 1,200-car parking garage makes accessing the performances convenient and hassle-free.