Recent News

New York’s WNYC radio program New Sounds considers the latest CD release by faculty composer Huck Hodge in its exploration of new directions in electro acoustic music.  More.
George Bozarth Piano Museum
Music History Professor George Bozarth and wife Tamara Friedman curate the Seattle Early Keyboard Museum, an extensive collection of early instruments that have made some star appearances in recent Seattle Opera productions. A group of teen opera singers recently visited the museum (housed in the couple's home) and got up-close with the instruments, a visit recounted by one of the participants, 16-year-old Elisabeth Williams, in... Read more
Music From the War to End All Wars, A three part concert series producted by piano professor Robin McCabe, gets underway Sun. Dec. 7 at the School of Music with a pre-concert lecture by Arts and Sciences Dean Bob Stacey.  Learn more about this intriguing series, which will highlight the talents of some of the school's most accomplished student musicians, in... Read more
Tim Salzman, director of Wind Conducting at the UW, was honored for his influence on the world of marching music when he was inducted last summer into the International Drum Corps Hall of Fame.  Salzman was among five individuals inducted into the DCI Hall of Fame Class of 2014 and honored at the DCI World Championships in Indianapolis in August. Read more here.
Harry Partch's Cloud Chamber Bowls
The extraordinary collection of handmade instruments invented and built by iconoclastic 20th century American composer Harry Partch completes a cross-country journey from New Jersey to Seattle this week as the Harry Partch Instrument Collection takes up residency at the University of Washington School of Music.  “We are working to make the University of Washington the instruments’ long-term home and integrating the collection into our curriculum and activities,” says School of Music director... Read more