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Updated: Stream the entire Marylou Williams Cyber Symposium video below!

PITTSBURGH—Pittsburgh pianist and jazz legend Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981) will be the focus of a...Read More >

At the recent Music Library Association’s annual conference in Atlanta the MLA Citation was awarded to James P. Cassaro, Head of the...Read More >

On April 4-6, 2014, the University of Pittsburgh will host the second of two conferences that constitute the Voices of Asian Modernities Project (VAMP), a consortium between the University of...Read More >

Follow the Pitt Men’s Glee Club on their 2014 Spring Tour to Philadelphia and New York. The tour takes place March 9–14 and includes a performances with the Villanova Voices (women’s choir), the...Read More >

Composer Elizabeth Brown on the theremin. (Photo by Peter Schaff)

Composer Elizabeth Brown will perform on the theremin when the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra premieres her composition...Read More >

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette classical music critic Elizabeth Bloom previewed Saturday's Music of Burr Van...Read More >

A $5,000 scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who will be enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh in September of 2014.  The scholarship is...Read More >

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Pittsburgh Tribune Review have each previewed The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's presentation of The Elements, a collective composition...Read More >

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra will present the next installment in its yearlong celebration of Pittsburgh composers over the weekend of February 7–9 with a program that features new...Read More >

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published an extensive profile of PhD candidate Nathan Frink and his transcription and performance of music by Ornette Coleman. The performance of Coleman's...Read More >

Announcing a call for proposals for a Pre-conference Symposium on Music and Labor. This symposium will take place in conjunction with the Society for Ethnomusicology 2014 Annual Meeting taking...Read More >

Doctoral candidate Sookyung Sul’s new string orchestra composition The Cycle of Encounter received its premiere this fall as part of the 2013 Unji...Read More >

High on Mathew Rosenblum’s long list of achievements for 2013 was the release of an album devoted to his music by Boston Modern Orchestra...Read More >

Charles Lwanga’s (PhD 2012) article “Bridging Ethnomusicology and Composition in the First Movement of Justinian Tamusuza’s String Quartet Mu Kkubo Ery’Omusaalaba" was published in...Read More >

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ranked this year's Jazz Seminar Concert one of the year's best jazz events in its annual...Read More >

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