Damian Pwono (PhD '92) has been appointed secretary general of the International Music Council of UNESCO, Paris.
The Center for American Music, a department within the University of Pittsburgh's Library System, has been awarded a $146,705 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to host a summer institute for schoolteachers.
Professor Nathan Davis's Jazzopera: Just Above My Head received its premiere performances by the Pittsburgh Opera Theater on June 9–13.
Ben Geise, a Pitt music major, is the winner of the 2004 University of Pittsburgh-Mellon Jazz Scholarship.
Mellon Professor Akin Euba presented a series of lectures at the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, May 24–June 3.