We are saddened to share the news that adjunct faculty member and alumna Dr. Sara Gibbs Casey passed away on May 8, 2018. Sara earned her PhD in 2003, with dissertation on Songs for the Peregrini: Propers for Irish Saints as found in Continental Manuscripts from the Middle Ages, advised by the late professor Mary S. Lewis.
In a Dark Wood, a film about Mathew Rosenblum's Lament/Witches Sabbath by Pittsburgh filmmaker David Bernabo will premiere at the Pittsburgh JFilm Festival on Monday, April 30th! In a Dark Wood charts the path of the composer's Lament/Witches’ Sabbath, a highly personal concerto written for world famous clarinetist/composer David Krakauer.
The Department of Music is pleased to announce three upcoming doctoral dissertation defenses. Graduate Faculty of the University may attend and participate in the examination. All Music graduate students are invited. All defenses will take place in 114 Music Building.
Composer Barbara White (PhD ’97) was recently featured on NewMusicBox in an article by Frank J. Oteri.
Race and Empire in Global Music History, 1500-1800 is a research conferenced organized by Professors Olivia Bloechl (Music) and Molly Warsh (History). The conference will take place on March 30-31 at Pitt’s Humanities Center.