Frederick II's Sonata Through the Lens of Kantian Aesthetics

Written by Paul Dzekunov

 In this blog, Dzekunov unpacks aspects of Kantian Aesthetics and applies them to a contemporaneous sonata written by Frederick II of Prussia. To read the full blog post, click here.

Posted: March 29, 2022, 12:36 PM

Daniel Pesca's Compositions Receive Premieres

On March 4th, Daniel Pesca's piece New Examples of Confusion was premiered at the University of Chicago by the Grossman Ensemble with Tim Weiss conducting. Tomorrow, on March 19th at 4pm, his...

Posted: March 18, 2022, 4:26 PM

African Influence on New World Music

Written by Miles Malone

 In this blog, Malone explores the connections between New World Music and the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, discussing Afro-Latin instruments, rhythmic ideas, and the diffusion of African music...

Posted: March 9, 2022, 3:43 PM

Viola da Gamba Society to Give Lecture Demonstration

Amy Domingues and Carol Marsh of the Viola da Gamba Society of America will give a short lecture and performance demonstration in the Linehan Concert Hall on Wednesday, March 16, at 1:00pm. All...

Posted: March 9, 2022, 3:30 PM

Jacqueline Pollauf Upcoming Concerts and Research

Jacqueline Pollauf, affiliate artist in harp, recently published an article in the American String Teacher Journal, Eliza Ridgely: More than Her Portrait about historic Baltimore harpist and...

Posted: March 4, 2022, 4:47 PM

Dr. Caracciolo's Arrangements at The National Cathedral

Dr. Stephen Caracciolo's new publication of the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis were sung on February 13 at an Evensong liturgy at Washington National Cathedral. You can listen to the arrangements...

Posted: March 4, 2022, 4:33 PM

The Exploitation and Discrimination of Thomas Wiggins

Written by Jeremy Boss

Thomas Wiggins was a phenomenal musician and composer in the 19th century who had many extraordinary talents.  These talents however were often used to exploit the musician from early childhood in...

Posted: March 3, 2022, 12:00 PM

Linda Dusman Scholarly Paper Acceptances

Dr. Linda Dusman's collaborative research with Dr. Linda Baker (Professor emerita, Psychology Department), The Bearman Study of Audience Engagement at the National Orchestral Institute and at the...

Posted: March 2, 2022, 4:18 PM

Dr. Caracciolo's arrangement at The National Cathedral

The Department of Music recognizes Dr. Stephen Caracciolo for his outstanding work on his choral arrangement of Wayfaring Stranger.  The arrangement will be heard at the Bob Dole Memorial tomorrow...

Posted: December 9, 2021, 2:24 PM