University of Pittsburgh

Composition and Theory

January 25, 2014 - 8:00pm

Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

Nick Barnard of MusicWeb International describes Strike Duo members Jeffery Meyer (piano) and Paul Vaillancourt (percussion) as “exceptionally fine players both individually and in tandem.”

January 11, 2014 - 8:00pm

Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

“...a virtuosic, tight, beautifully balanced ensemble that also delivers lovely lyrical musical lines.”

November 10, 2013 - 7:00pm

IonSound Project presents Eyes on Sound, a concert featuring live painting by artist Joseph Dermody. The program includes

Sergei Prokofiev's Visions Fugitives

Gilda Lyons's Chrysalis

Karol Szymanowski's Mythes

October 5, 2013 - 8:00pm

 Music on the Edge opens its 2013–14 season with a double quartet concert featuring Stockholm’s Ensemble Son and New York’s Either/Or. The two contemporary music groups will combine forces to present a concert made entirely of premiere performances.

Albany Records has released Crossings, a CD of music by Assitant Professor of Music Amy Williams. The CD takes its title from Williams' 2009 work commissioned by the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society.

May 28, 2013 - 8:00pm

The American University Saxophone Quartet is visiting Pittsburgh from Washington DC.

May 21, 2013 - 8:00pm

Pianist Rob Frankenberry and violinist Roger Zahab will perform a program of 20th and 21st-century music with guest artists John Culver (clarinet) and Eric Wiegandt (percussion). The program will include music by Amy Williams, Akin Euba, Mathew Rosenblum, David Mahler, Eric Moe, and Roger Zahab.

This spring, Composition/Theory doctoral candidate Aaron Brooks received premieres of two new works by New York-based ensemble Collide-O-Scope Music.  Both concerts took place in New York City.

Jonghee Kang, a graduate student in composition and theory, has had a busy and successful year. She completed a commission for gayageum ensemble, won the Dead Elf Prize in composition, and will participate in festivals in Münster, Germany and Buffalo, New York in the coming months.

Mathew Rosenblum, Professor of Music in composition and theory, has been named a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow. He is among 175 scholars, artists, and scientists selected in recognition of prior achievement and exceptional promise.

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