University of Pittsburgh

Composition and Theory

March 5, 2016 - 8:00pm

Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

Imaginative cello/percussion duo New Morse Code shares a program with dynamic vocalist Jamie Jordan.

February 27, 2016 - 8:00pm

Copresented with Pitt's Jazz Studies Program and The Andy Warhol Museum

Music on the Edge presents George Lewis’ highly regarded chamber compositions in performances by oercussionist David Shively, flutist Lindsey Goodman, violinist Dawn Posey, cellist Jonathan Golove, pianist Eric Moe, and conducted by Roger Zahab.

November 24, 2015 - 7:30pm

MOTE regulars Dave Eggar (cello), Lindsey Goodman (flute), Eric Moe and Amy Williams (piano), and Lisa Pegher (percussion) converge at New York City’s Subculture to perform music by Moe, Williams, Van Nostrand, Rosenblum, and Zahab.

Tickets are $20. Purchase tickets.

January 30, 2016 - 8:00pm

Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

October 18, 2015 - 3:00pm

Music on the Edge presents Musical Fusions: Chinese, Japanese, and American Intersections. Symposium II includes presentations by Music from China, and Huang Ruo and Eric Moe discussing their compositions.

Symposium#2 Schedule:

10am: Music from China with Eric Moe (composer)

October 17, 2015 - 8:00pm

Music on the Edge presents Musical Fusions: Chinese, Japanese, and American Intersections. Concert II features Music from China performing recently commissioned works by Chen Yi, Eric Moe, Huang Ruo and Wang Guowei. The program features new music for Chinese instruments alone—erhu, pipa, zheng, dizi—or together with cello and percussion.

October 17, 2015 - 3:00pm

Music on the Edge presents Musical Fusions: Chinese, Japanese, and American Intersections. Symposium I will include Naomi Sato (sho) and Naoko Kikuchi (koto) demonstrating their instruments’ uses in traditional and contemporary music, and composer Gene Coleman and video artist Adam Vidiksis discussing the Systole project.

Symposium #1 Schedule:

October 16, 2015 - 8:00pm

Music on the Edge presents Musical Fusions: Chinese, Japanese, and American Intersections. Concert 1 features Ensemble N_JP performing works by Amy Williams and Toshi Hosokawa, traditional pieces for sho and koto, and the premiere of Systole, a music and video collaboration by Gene Coleman and Adam Vidiksis.

Two Department of Music alumni received individual artist grants through the Investing in Professional Artists program (pdf), a partnership of The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Heinz Endowments.

The New York premiere of Mathew Rosenblum’s Falling received critical acclaim in The New York Times and New York Classical Review.  The New York New Music Ensemble performed Falling in a concert honoring the late composer Lee Hyla, a close friend of Rosenblum’s.

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