The Music of the Supremes During the Vietnam War

Podcast #4 from Dr. Johnson's Music and Wartime Class

Podcast by Jonathan Cogdell This podcast discusses the role of African-Americans in the Vietnam War and connects the unpopularity of the war itself with war-related, yet still somewhat...

Posted: April 22, 2017, 5:40 PM

UMBC Music Faculty Named MSAC Grant Recipients

Dr. Lisa Cella (professor of flute), Dr. Patrick Crossland (professor of trombone), Ms. Jacqueline Pollauf (professor of harp), and Dr. Airi Yoshioka (professor of violin) have all been named...

Posted: April 14, 2017, 10:36 AM

Jacqueline Pollauf in Residency at Florida State University

Harp faculty Jacqueline Pollauf will be presenting a masterclass and solo recital at Florida State University this week.  The recital will be held in their Dohnányi Recital Hall on Friday, March...

Posted: March 27, 2017, 9:28 AM

Recent Faculty Achievements by Justin Drew

Horn faculty Justin Drew has recently performed with two members of the Marsalis family in two consecutive weeks. First with Rodney Marsalisand the Philadelphia Brass as part of a residency in...

Posted: March 17, 2017, 11:14 AM

Protest Music in the Black Lives Matter Movement

Podcast #3 from Dr. Johnson's Music and Wartime Class

Podcast by Kamikazi Gahima and Dakota Jones This podcast looks at the importance of music to the Black Lives Matter Movement, examining how works by Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce, and Macklemore...

Posted: February 28, 2017, 4:02 PM

Music Education News!

Our music education faculty have had some fantastic accomplishments! Brian Kaufman gave a presentation titled "Teaching the Whole Score in the Instrumental Classroom" at the Maryland Music...

Posted: February 22, 2017, 8:44 AM

Spanish-American War: Musical Propaganda and Soldier Song

Podcast #2 from Dr. Johnson's Music and Wartime Class

Podcast by Lydia Clemens and Howard Ablat. Music was crucial during the brief Spanish-American War as a means of wartime propaganda and promotion, and of soldier recruitment. It also helped...

Posted: February 15, 2017, 8:45 AM