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Michael Berry, UW Music Theory (image via The Whole U)
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Whether you are curious about studying the arts, need to fulfill your VLPA credits, or just looking to further your education, these courses are sure to transform and inspire you! The following courses are open to all students for the upcoming Spring Quarter. School of Music:MUSAP 389/589: World Music: GamelanI&S/VLPA, 2 credits MUSEN 100B: Gospel ChoirVLPA, 1 credit... Read more
School of Music Composition professor Huck Hodge recently received a significant commission from the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress, one of the most important commissions available to composers internationally. Named for the Russian-born composer and long-time former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the foundation has supported most of the leading composers of the 20th/21st centuries, including Bartok, Copland, Messiaen, Saariaho, Schoenberg,... Read more
Leann Conley-Holcom
School of Music students and alumni report recent academic appointments, publications, promotions, and other achievements in their work at the University of Washington and around the world.  Leann Conley-Holcom ('17 DMA Choral Conducting) was appointed Director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Seattle University beginning in September 2018. She heads the voice program, conducts four choral ensembles, and teaches conducting and group voice. She continues to be active... Read more
Faculty Violist Melia Watras
Awards, honors, appointments, residencies and new creative projects are among recent news reported by School of Music faculty in Winter 2019. Geoffrey Boers, Choral Conducting Geoffrey Boers and the UW Chamber Singers CD …behold again, the stars, was officially released last summer by Centaur Records and is available on iTunes, Spotify, and other outlets. A recent review exclaimed, “these people can sing!” He continues to work with the Boards of National Association... Read more