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Composition and Theory

The Music Graduate Student Organization at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce its first annual conference, to be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017

September 16, 2011 - 8:00pm

Performing Donald Erb's Sunlit Peaks and Dark Valleys, David Felder's Another Face, Andrew Rindfleisch's What Vibes!, and Mathew Rosenblum's Ancient Eyes.

Laura Schwartz, a PhD candidate in composition and theory, has received significant recognition for Wreathes, a new piece for strings (Jan 2017).

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Graduates of the BA, MA, and PhD programs gathered together with faculty, staff, and family members for a meal and recognition ceremony for our artist/scholars and the milestones they have achieved.

Charles Lwanga has had a productive and rewarding spring, including the premiere of a new duet for trombone and percussion and being appointed Visiting Assistant Professor at Skidmore College.

April 8, 2017 - 3:00pm

IonSound Project, Department of Music Ensemble in Residence, performs new works by Pitt Graduate Composers. Featuring works by Marco Giusto, Laura Schwartz, Xinyang Wang, Samuel Kwadwo O. Boateng, and Jason Belcher.

April 4, 2017 - 5:30pm

The 2017 Artists in Residence Program is a joint collaboration between Departments of Physics and Astronomy, English, Music, Studio Arts, and Theatre Arts. This year's collaboration culminates in musical performances, poetry readings, and an art exhibit. The final program features compositions by Department of Music graduate ocmposers Kenneth Brown and Brian Riordan.

Jeff WestonPhD Candidate Jeff Weston’s composition Ruler Piece No. 3: Slow Power Chord has been selected for performance in the 2017 Mise-En Music Festival.

Brian Riordan's composition The Moon is Drifting Away from the Earth will be performed by Pittsburgh contemporary music ensemble NAT 28.

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