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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 >

Emily Zazulia, assistant professor of music, has been awarded a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support 12 months of research. Professor Zazulia will use the...Read More >

Joe Negri, private instructor in jazz guitar, received a 2013 ASCAP Plus award to be distributed in 2014. ASCAP (the American Society of Composers and Performers) licenses the music of a wide...Read More >

Jazz pianist Jim Holman (BA 2010) has made a place for himself in Chicago’s jazz scene since his undergraduate days at Pitt. Holman performs regularly at venues such as the Green Mill and the Jazz...Read More >

This November Pittsburgh played host to musicologists from across the country, convening for the annual national meeting of the American Musicological Society. Among the fascinating work presented...Read More >

Composer Andrew Head and Oboist Robin Driscoll

The December 4th Symphony Orchestra concert features oboe soloist Robin Driscoll in Tison Street’s Adagio in E flat for oboe and orchestra along with a world premiere composition by...Read More >

Graduate student Juan Velasquez will present his paper "Orfeo Impreso: edición y práctica musical en América Latina, a través del caso de Medellín, Colombia (1886-1903)"[Orfeo Printed: musical...Read More >

The Department of Music’s History of Jazz course has been selected “Best Class” by readers of The Pitt News in the campus paper’s...Read More >

The 43rd Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert — under the direction of Geri Allen — was amazing this year! It was made even more special by being a tribute to event founder Nathan Davis.  You...Read More >

Voices of Asian Modernities: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Asian Popular Music of the 20th Century, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 4-6, 2014

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Members of the American Musicological Society have descended on Pittsburgh for the organization’s annual meeting and Department of Music faculty and graduate students are very much involved.

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The next concert by the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra provides an opportunity to hear not just one outstanding soloist, but two: Anna Singer, a veteran of both the operatic stage...Read More >

The 43rd Annual Jazz Seminar culminates on Saturday night when Geri Allen leads an all-star lineup  at Carnegie Music Hall. The Pittsburgh City Paper recently ran a profile of Allen...Read More >

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