Duo della Luna CD Debut

Violin professor Airi Yoshioka has released Mangetsu, a debut CD recording with singer and composer Susan Botti for Duo della Luna. Mangetsu (“full moon”) is the title of the work Susan Botti...

Posted: July 21, 2021, 2:27 PM

Dr. Nell Flanders - Visiting Lecturer in Orchestra Studies

UMBC is delighted to introduce and welcome Dr. Nell Flanders to our community as our new Visiting Lecturer in Orchestra Studies to lead our orchestra.    Conductor, violinist, and educator Dr....

Posted: July 20, 2021, 10:44 AM

UMBC Musicians Perform at Creative Alliance

The Hi Tom Ensemble is a new percussion quartet start by UMBC music majors Adam Smith, Alex Armbruster, Kyra O'Donnell, and Brandon Gouin. Together, these students have premiered several...

Posted: June 25, 2021, 12:13 PM

Kathryn Blake (Composition '21) Wins Third Prize

Kathryn Blake (Music Composition '21) won third prize in the Media Press Music 2021 Solo Percussion Composition Competition with their piece Just Ordinary. Their work will be published by Media...

Posted: June 25, 2021, 9:36 AM

Latin-American Dance Music and Romantic Compositions

Written by Jay Fenner

Latin-American dance music has been deeply foundational in establishing the identity of South American popular music, however its importance within the compositions of 19th-century composers is...

Posted: June 23, 2021, 12:03 PM

Documentary Premieres featuring work by Greg Kalember

Professor of Practice Greg Kalember composed music, produced, recorded, and mixed audio for the upcoming documentary series Mysteries of Mental Illness on PBS. The Chicago Tribune says: “It will...

Posted: June 23, 2021, 11:49 AM

Faculty Awards

The Music Department is delighted to announce that Paula Maust and Jonathan Zwi have been selected as the recipients of the 2021 Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award for the College of Arts,...

Posted: June 17, 2021, 11:28 AM

Alumni Update: Linda Jung

Pianist Linda Jung (BA from UMBC in 2018, Linehan Scholar), is graduating from The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University in May with her Master of Music degree in Piano Performance. ...

Posted: April 29, 2021, 4:17 PM

Announcing: Visiting Lecturer in Orchestral Studies

1-year position

The Department of Music at UMBC seeks a well-qualified Lecturer (Full-time including benefits) with a primary specialization in orchestral conducting beginning August 23, 2021.  This position will...

Posted: April 10, 2021, 3:21 PM