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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 >

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 >

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 >

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