University of Pittsburgh


The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has published an extensive feature on this weekend's Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival in their Weeknd Magazine. According to the P-G's Liz Bloom,

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette selected the 44th Annual Jazz Seminar Concert as one of the City’s top-ten Jazz events of the 2014. Led by Director of Jazz Studies Geri Allen, the all-star ensemble dazzled a packed house and critics as well. According to the P-G,

In the fall semester of 2014, the students in Music 1270: Music, Culture, and Technology studied sound recording from a cultural perspective. Led by Assistant Professor Rachel Mundy, they learned about phonographs as furniture, stethoscopes as headphones, and mix tapes as memories.

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If you're going to be near New York City on Friday, Nov. 21, you will want to hear Music from China premiere a new piece by Eric Moe.

We are pleased to offer hearty congratulations to Don O. Franklin, Professor of Music Emeritus. Professor Franklin has been named an Honorary Member of the American Bach Society.

Adriana Helbig Leads the Carpathian Music Ensemble in a recent performance.

Don't miss this indepth look at Geri Allen and the 44th Annual Jazz Seminar in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

On Sunday, October 26, WQED FM (89.3) will rebroadcast excerpts from Lord on Bach, the late Dr. Robert Sutherland Lord's radio series surveying J.S. Bach's orgran music. The program will air at 11 a.m. and you can also also stream the program online.

An exciting lineup is in place for the 44th annual University of Pittsburgh Jazz Seminar and Concert, the longest-running event of its kind in the United States. Pitt Jazz Week—which comprises free on-campus seminars, community venue performances, and the Nov. 1 concert at Carnegie Music Hall—will run from Oct. 27 to Nov. 1, 2014.

Department of Music Lecturer and New Zealander Neil Newton was recently featured in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in their "Odysseys" series on immigrants who have settled Pittsburgh. In a fascinating read, we learn about Newton's perspectives on healthcare, transportation, and city planning, but also about what drew him toward music theory.

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