Tara Kitchelt '20, performing with Chicago Summer Opera

Congratulations to Tara Kitchelt '20, vocal performance, who will be performing as Flora in the Chicago Summer Opera's production of The Turn of the Screw! Earlier this summer, she performed in...

Posted: July 13, 2023, 3:42 PM

Jacqueline Pollauf presents at American Harp Society

Harpist Jacqueline Pollauf recently performed at the American Harp Society's Summer Institute in Los Angeles, California. She presented a program of works by women composers, including Lili...

Posted: July 7, 2023, 12:50 PM

Lori Kesner performing with Utah Festival Opera

Dr. Lori Kesner, affiliate artist in flute, is returning to Logan, Utah for her thirteenth summer with the Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theatre Company, where she plays flute and piccolo. She...

Posted: July 7, 2023, 12:44 PM

Dr. Dustin Donahue to join UMBC Music Faculty

We are delighted to introduce Dr. Dustin Donahue who will join the UMBC faculty in Fall 2023 as an Assistant Professor of Music. His work will include directing the UMBC Percussion Ensemble and...

Posted: July 6, 2023, 2:56 PM

Seyoung Jeong to perform in Korea

UMBC Voice Faculty Dr. Seyoung Jeong will be performing two concerts in Korea next week. She will be singing on July 1st in the Concert House in Daegu and on July 6th at the Geoam Art Hall in...

Posted: June 30, 2023, 4:18 PM

Cultural Uplift Through Music Education

Written by Tim Provost

In this blog post, Provost introduces a number of 19th-century music educators of color to explain how each served as a locus for cultural empowerment within their community as they fought for...

Posted: June 30, 2023, 4:15 PM

20th-Century Black Art Music and the Great Migration

Written by D'Juan Moreland

The mass migration of Black Americans spurred a massive cultural boom in Northern cities. In this blog, this phenomenon is explored by examining the lives of the "Dean of African American...

Posted: June 13, 2023, 1:05 PM

Whistling Hens featured in Classical Singer magazine

The Whistling Hens duo, comprised of Natalie Groom (Affiliate Artist of Clarinet at UMBC) and soprano Jennifer Piazza-Pick (Assistant Professor of Voice at Queens University of Charlotte) was...

Posted: June 13, 2023, 12:44 PM