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Iyanna Boatwright-Buffaloe is a University of Pittsburgh sophomore, a trombonist with an affinity for New Orleans-style jazz, and the recipient of the 2015 Pitt-BNY Mellon Jazz Scholarship....Read More >

“Reverberations” is a new Studio Arts Faculty Exhibition that will feature a collaborative work from Studio Arts faculty Michael...Read More >

Auditions will be held for Department of Music student ensembles beginning Friday, August 28. Our choirs and instrumental ensembles are open to students throughout the University and you are...Read More >

Gamelan tuner Wayne Vitale visited campus this summer to tune the University's iron and bronze gamelan sets.  The University Times took advantage of Vitale's visit to develop a...Read More >

Meng presenting his dissertation research at the Seventh International Doctoral Workshop in Ethnomusicology (Hildesheim, Germany, June 26, 2015)

Meng Ren, a PhD candidate in Ethnomusicology, is among the 22 recipients of this year’s Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation (CCKF) Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in the North American region.

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Two Department of Music alumni received individual artist grants through the Investing in Professional Artists program (pdf), a...Read More >

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...Read More >

The Pitt Men's Glee Club returned safely to the U.S. on May 10th after a highly successful tour of Italy, including stops in Rome, Florence, Bologna, Assisi and many other locales. Glee Club...Read More >

The Application for the 2015-2016 University of Pittsburgh/BNY Mellon Jazz Scholarship is now available for download in pdf format....Read More >

On April 26, the Department of Music hosted a graduation brunch with senior undergraduates, MA and PhD graduates, and their families to celebrate the accomplishments of the class of 2015.

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Eric Moe’s year of significant accomplishments was punctuated by an inaugural lecture for his recent appointment as Mellon Professor of Music and the release of his latest all-Moe album

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Faculty composer Amy Williams has been named a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow. Williams was one of 175 scholars, artists, and scientists selected from a pool of over 3100 applicants. She intends to spend...Read More >

The Pitt Men’s Glee Club celebrates its 125th Anniversary this week with a series of special events for alumni and current members culminating in a performance by the Glee Club at First...Read More >

PhD candidate Charles Lwanga (Ethnomusicology) has been selected as the winner of this year’s  African Libraries Student Paper Prize for...Read More >

Mantra performs "Timber" at the Warhol as part of the Beyond Festival

On Sunday night at the Warhol, Mathew Rosenblum's Ostatnia Runda (for amplified string quartet and six percussionists) brought the Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival to a resouding...Read More >

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