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The final weeks of Autumn Quarter—and the calendar year 2021—provide ample opportunities for our students to present the results of their hard work in an array of concerts at Meany Hall and the Music Building between December 1 and 11. The UW Percussion Ensemble (Bonnie Whiting, director)  explores early and recent works for percussion ensemble on Wednesday, December 1, at Meany Hall... Read more
Professor Patricia Sheehan Campbell
School of Music Professor Patricia Shehan Campbell was honored recently by The Society for Ethnomusicology, which presented her with one of its top awards at its recent annual international meeting. Professor Campbell was presented with an Honorary Membership at the Society’s Oct. 30 virtual meeting. “It’s one of the very few such awards in the field, so I am pleased, if even a bit surprised to receive it,” Campbell says.  “I’m honored to be joining honored members like Bruno Nettl, Kay... Read more
Mark Rodgers, lecturer in Music History
Music major Kate Connors interviewed Music History lecturer Dr. Mark Rodgers recently for the Oct. 20 episode of the UW Daily's podcast "How Do I Get Your Job." Listen here.
School of Music graduate students Cee Adamson and Hannah Chou are featured in the October 22 edition of the UW Daily's "Ever Since I Was," a bi-weekly column by Julia Park highlighting the passions and interests of UW students.  Read the article
The University of Washington Symphony Orchestra (David Rahbee, director) has been awarded the American Prize in Orchestral Performance, 2021, in the college university division (smaller program).   The orchestra was selected from applications reviewed recently from all across the United States. The American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts, administered by Hat City Music Theater in Danbury, Connecticut, was founded in 2009 by composer/conductor David Katz and is... Read more