Music on the Edge Praised in Local Music Roundup

Calling Pittsburgh’s range of classical music offerings “unparalleled,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review critic Mark Kanny highlighted the significance of Pitt’s Music on the Edge amongst the City’s cultural riches. Kanny advised new music fans to take, “special interest in the University of Pittsburgh’s Music on the Edge Series…” placing it in the company of regional treasures such as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Music Pittsburgh, the Mendelsohn Choir, and Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble.

Music on the Edge, or MOTE as it’s known to fans, presents its first concert of the 2016–17 season at Carnegie Mellon University’s Miller Gallery. The program features New York-based violin duo String Noise in a program being copresented by MOTE and the Miller Gallery.

Music on the Edge is co-directed by Pitt faculty composers Eric Moe and Mathew Rosenblum. The 26th season of the series includes new music luminaries David Del Tredici, the Arditti Quartet, Ensemble SurPlus, and much more. Find out about the entire 2016–17 season at