University of Pittsburgh

Composition and Theory

January 17, 2015 - 8:00pm

Copresented with The Andy Warhol Museum

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Music on the Edge and The Andy Warhol Museum will present Amernet String Quartet at the Warhol in a concert that includes music by Elliott Carter, Eric Moe, Amy Williams, and Chinary Ung.

November 16, 2014 - 7:00pm

IonSound delves into the compositional process this season presenting three concerts packed with premieres. The first offering, Roots and Routes, is right around the corner on Sunday November 16, at 7:00 pm. This program features early and/or pivotal works by composers such as Lee Hyla, Steve Reich, Erwin Schulhoff, and Max Bruch.

October 22, 2014 - 8:00pm

Director Roger Zahab leads the orchestra in Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto featuring soloist Jennifer Hess, Igor Stravinsky’s Suite No. 2, Burkhardt Reiter’s Amnesiac Responses, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 8.

October 19, 2014 - 8:00pm

Roger Zahab conducts I give you the end of a golden string by Judith Weir (Master of the Queen’s Music),

October 3, 2014 - 8:00pm

Music on the Edge opens its 2014–15 season with Meridian Arts Ensemble. A sextet comprising five brass players and a percussionist, Meridian is America’s leading brass group exploring the music of today.

Neil Newton’s recent analytical article “An Aspect of Functional Harmony in Schoenberg's Early Post-Tonal Music” appears in the Music Analysis vol. 33, 1 (sub. req.). In his analysis, which pays special attention to Schoenberg’s Op.

The Pittsburgh Festival of New Music makes its debut today (May 22) and Department of Music alumni and faculty are playing key roles. Alia Musica Pittsburgh and director Federio Garcia (PhD 2006) initiated the PFNM and led the organization and funding efforts required for this complex series of events.

The University of Pittsburgh has appointed Eric Moe Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Music, an endowed position held previously by Professor of Music Emeritus Akin Euba.

Composer Elizabeth Brown will perform on the theremin when the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra premieres her composition Arboretum tonight at Bellefield Hall Auditorium. Here are Brown's thoughts on Arboretum and the theremin.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette classical music critic Elizabeth Bloom previewed Saturday's Music of Burr Van Nostrand concert.

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