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Auditions will be held for Department of Music student ensembles beginning Monday, August 29. Our choirs and instrumental ensembles are open to students throughout the University and you are

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We are pleased to offer our congratulations and best wishes to the members of the Class of 2016. Graduates and their families gathered with faculty and staff at the Music

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Voice Instructor Claudia Pinza was the recipient of the Renaissance Award during the Pittsburgh Opera's

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PhD student Danielle Maggio presented a paper and a memorium at the EMP Museum, a nonprofit museum dedicated to​ contemporary popular culture.  Danielle

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Congratulations to Shanna Lorenz (PhD, 2007), who was recently promoted to associate professor with tenure at Occidental College. Shanna earned her PhD in ethnomusicology (and also holds a PhD in

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The Application for the 2016–17 University of Pittsburgh/BNY Mellon Jazz Scholarship is now available for download in pdf format.

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Amy Williams has been awarded a Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Goddard Lieberson Fellowships,

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Ivan Jimenez (PhD 2007) and Tuire Kuusi (Sibelius Academy, Helsinki) received a grant from the

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The University of Pittsburgh Jazz Program in the Department of Music and Music on the Edge are pleased to welcome George Lewis as our Artist in Residence for a week of events as part of the

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Director of Jazz Studies Geri Allen will join a wide array of musical luminaries on February 15th for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. According to the University Times

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A delegation of artists and scholars from the Institute of Arts and Culture (ISBI) in Bandung, West Java, visited the University of Pittsburgh from October 9 to 17, 2015. The visit was part of a

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette classical music critic Elizabeth Bloom selected the Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival as one of 2015's

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Composer Amy Williams is the subject of an in-depth article in the most recent edition of Pitt Magazine, The University of Pittsburgh'

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Charles Lwanga’s  composition "Best Be" was selected as the 2015 winner of the Society for Ethnomusicology’s Robert M. Stevenson Prize. The Stevenson Prize honors ethnomusicologists who are

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December is a busy month for performers in the Department of Music. In addition to performances by our orchestra and choirs, we are pleased to announce a Thursday Noon Recital and Jazz Performance

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