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  • Summer Stories from the Department of Music

    For musicians, Summers are not just a time to practice. For many it’s a time to do additional performances, perform for other professional musicians on masterclasses, participate in various...
    Posted: August 30, 2017 10:27 AM
  • Ensemble Auditions!

    The Department of Music offers a wide variety of ensembles for course credit. Some of our ensembles include the university orchestra, wind ensemble, jazz ensemble, choirs, among others.   Most of...
    Posted: August 25, 2017 1:14 PM
  • Outlander: Music, Song & Storytelling From Beyond the Limit

    Featuring British Cellist/bass-baritone/actor Matthew Sharp With UMBC String Faculty Christian Tremblay, Airi Yoshioka, Violins  Lisa Steltenpohl, Viola  Gita Ladd, Cello   Death, Love...
    Posted: August 24, 2017 9:57 AM
  • 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
  • Alum Named Audience Development Manager- Choral Arts Society

    Karena Ingram, Music Composition '16, has been hired as the new Audience Development Manager with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society.  Her responsibilities entail overseeing box office operations,...
    Posted: February 16, 2017 7:05 PM