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  • Sitar Arts Center Hosts Art Exhibition by Jonathan Zwi

    Sitar Arts Center will be hosting an opening reception of 3S, a series of paintings by UMBC Music affiliate artist in guitar, Jonathan Zwi.  In addition to being a classically trained...
    Posted: January 22, 2020 4:03 PM
  • Collin David (Music Comp '19) Featured Graduation Story

    Collin David does not believe in downtime. The Carroll County native plays cello, French horn, guitar, piano, and clarinet. And also teaches private lessons. And takes lessons himself. And teaches...
    Posted: December 18, 2019 11:17 AM
  • Alumni Award Winner Crafts Sounds for the Stars

    A degree from UMBC can take you anywhere — even a galaxy far, far away. Kimberly Patrick ’08, recipient of UMBC’s 2019 Outstanding Alumni of the Year award for Visual and Performing Arts, has a...
    Posted: December 17, 2019 4:54 PM
  • Kimberly Patrick Recognized at UMBC Alumni Awards

    Tonight, music alumna Kimberly Patrick (music technology '08), will be recognized for her professional achievements at UMBC's 2019 Alumni Awards.  Congratulations Kim, we are incredibly proud of...
    Posted: October 2, 2019 4:16 PM
  • UMBC to Host Baltimore International Guitar Competition

    We are excited to announce we will be hosting the final round of the inaugural Baltimore International Guitar Competition. The competition is presented by the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society,...
    Posted: September 12, 2019 10:42 AM
  • Livewire 10

    In this landmark year, Livewire 10: Rewind/Fast Forward will exploremusical origins as well as the future landscape through a sweeping series of events. The Department will look back (Rewind) to...
    Posted: September 11, 2019 10:57 AM
  • Baltimore Symphony Musicians Play UMBC Linehan Concert Hall

    This is a FREE concert, Sunday 9/8 at 3 p.m.
    Come listen to an ensemble of Baltimore Symphony Musicians in concert, performing works by Bach, Debussy, Ibert, Brian Prechtl, and more. The concert is presented as a gift from Baltimore Symphony...
    Posted: September 5, 2019 11:21 AM
  • Dr. Janice Macaulay releases new recording

    Dr. Janice Macaulay released a new recording of her work Three Pieces for String Quartet, on a compilation album on the Navona label called Quadrants, Vol. 3, by the Altius String Quartet!  ...
    Posted: July 30, 2019 11:18 AM
  • Brian J. Wesol Estate Gift to Department of Music

    The estate of Brian J. Wesol has graciously donated to the UMBC Department of Music a gift of Indonesian instruments, puppets, and decorative arts. Brian Wesol, an attorney who practiced law in...
    Posted: July 8, 2019 1:24 PM
  • Now Announcing Certificate Program for Pre-Formed Ensembles!

    We are excited to share that UMBC is now accepting applications for pre-formed ensembles in our immersive, one-year certificate in Contemporary Music in addition to soloists and composers. The...
    Posted: June 6, 2019 12:26 PM