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UW Music Parnassus Project
Current and former UW Music students stage free outdoor concerts Parnassus Project, a chamber group that likes to bring music to nontraditional settings, anchors a free, outdoor-lunchtime music and art series in Seattle’s Occidental Park in Pioneer Square. Read more in the Seattle Times.
The UW School of Music Class of 2014 celebrated success on Friday, June 13 at the school's Grand Finale celebration.  View images from the event on our School of Music Facebook page.
Photo: Jamen Berk
UW Ethnomusicology and Professor Patricia Campbell are playing a vital role in getting heritage music "out of the archive and into the public sector." Read more in this article by Peter Kelley of UW News and Information.
Andy Abel, tuba
Freshman Andy Abel, a tuba player who studies with Chris Olka, has impressed the judges of the Tanglewood Music Center in Boston so much that they've offered him the prestigious  Juliet Esselborn Geier Memorial Fellowship to study and perform in Massachusetts this summer. Read all about it in this article from Andy's hometown paper, the Issaquah Press.
UW Ethnomusicology associate professor Shannon Dudley leads a workshop session.
The School of Music and The Smithsonian Institute once again offer a certification course in world music pedagogy at UW in late June. Read more.