University of Pittsburgh

Spotlight

Betty Davis Documentary Premeires in Pittsburgh
Ben Barson Wins ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award
Michael C. Heller’s "Loft Jazz: Improvising New York in the 1970s"
Bryan S. Wright Nominated for Grammy

Events

Pitt Big Band Festival 2018

Pitt’s Jazz Ensemble hosts the Annual Big Band Festival, bands from local middle and high schools along with ensembles from Duquesne and Carnegie Mellon Universities. This year’s festival will

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Soprano Christine Brandes and composer-pianist Eric Moe

Brandes and Moe join forces to perform  Debussy’s Chansons de Bilitis, Schönberg’s Book of the Hanging Garden, Barbara White’s I hear a clear

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Lecture: Professor Judith Peraino (Cornell University)

Prof. Judith Peraino (Cornell University) will give a lecture titled “I’ll Be Your Mixtape: Lou Reed, Andy Warhol, and the Queer Intimacies of Cassettes.”

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Music on the Edge: counter)induction

Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

The groundbreaking NYC ensemble performs Elena Medoza’s Nebelsplitter, Douglas Boyce’s Etude, Kyle Bartlett’s Twitch,

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News

Call For Papers: Jazz and Culture Issue 2 – Spring 2019

The University of Pittsburgh’s Jazz Studies Program in collaboration with the University of Illinois Press seek research articles for Issue No. 2 of Jazz and Culture.

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Director of Jazz Studies Position Announced

The Department of Music of the University of Pittsburgh invites applications from candidates with exceptional ability for an expected endowed chair to serve as Director of Jazz Studies beginning

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Lecturer Position in Ethnomusicology Announced

The Department of Music of the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a faculty position to begin September 1, 2018, pending budgetary approval. The appointment will be made at the

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