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Students from the DXARTS brain lab engage in artistic exploration
Students in a laboratory crowd around a classmate wearing an electroencephalography (EEG) cap. They watch as his brain activity is captured on an EEG machine while he listens to music.  Four more EEG machines are stored nearby, along with an electromyography (EMG) machine to measure muscle response, a galvanic skin response sensor, and a device that tracks eye movements. Read the complete article by Nancy Joseph in the August 2016 issue of the UW College of Arts and Sciences newsletter... Read more
Yoojeong Cho was awarded a 2016 UW Library Research Award (Photo: Curtis Cronn).
UW Music student Yoojeong Cho is one of 11 winners of a 2016 UW Library Research Award for Undergraduates. The awards are granted annually to UW undergraduates who demonstrate outstanding library research in the writing or creation of course projects. Each recipient received a $1,000 cash prize and recognition at a special award ceremony on June 7. Yoojeong, a senior earning double degrees in Italian and vocal performance, studies with Kari Ragan of the UW voice faculty. Her essay, “The Gaze... Read more
UW Music 2016 graduates.
The School of Music Class of 2016 walked the stage of Brechemin Auditorium in recognition of their academic achievements at the Grand Finale Celebration June 10 at the School of Music. Fifty-four UW Music students earned music degrees, including 15 DMAs, one PhD, 17 MM and MA degrees and 21 BA and BM degrees.   Among undergraduates, three students earned double degrees: Michelle Bretl (BM Voice, BS Speech and Hearing Sciences), Elizabeth Harris Scruggs (BM Music Education, BA English), and... Read more
Kim Duk Soo of Korea is a guest faculty member
The University of Washington and the Smithsonian Institute present their annual Workshop in World Music Pedagogy, running  June 20-24 at the School of Music. Participants in the intensive course investigate ways to teach students at a variety of levels—including children, youth, and adults—about the music of the world's cultures. Workshop participants explore teaching tools and techniques, including audio, video, print, electronic, and human resources and the use of songs, stories, movement and... Read more
Huck Hodge League of Composers Performance
The nation’s oldest organization devoted to contemporary music presents the New York premiere of a work by UW faculty composer Huck Hodge as part of the New York Philharmonic Biennial, a festival of contemporary music running May 23 through June 11 in NYC. Hodge is a featured composer on the June 1 performance by the Orchestra of the League of Composers, which will perform his work Alêtheia, originally commissioned in 2011 by the government of the Netherlands for the Laboratoire... Read more