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The UW's Littlefield Organ
Tucked into one corner of UW's Kane Hall, the main lecture building on campus, is the Walker-Ames Room which is home to a little-known musical treasure - UW's Littlefield organ. Professor of music, Carole Terry, shares the history of this special organ and the concerts where you can hear it in action. View Episode on YouTube  
“American Sabor: Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music,” by Marisol Berríos-Miranda, Shannon Dudley and Michelle Habell-Pallán
Popular exhibit on Latino music debuts as a book: A Q&A with UW faculty authors of ‘American Sabor’   UW News When “American Sabor” opened at what was then the Experience Music Project a decade ago, its University of Washington creators... Read more
Robin and Rachelle McCabe, piano
By  Special to The Seattle Times January finds two pairs of classical-music siblings performing in Seattle. Ginger and Marina Costa-Jackson have leading roles in Seattle Opera’s “Così fan tutte,” while Robin and Rachelle McCabe present their piano recital at the UW’s Meany Theater.  ... Read more
Oboist works on reedmaking.
When UW music student Logan Esterling decided, in his sophomore year of high school, to switch from saxophone to oboe in order to fulfill his dream of performing in an orchestra, he had no idea that he was consigning himself to a life requiring constant, diligent attention to his instrument far above and beyond that required of other instruments in the ensemble. He had no idea he would soon be carrying four knives in his oboe case wherever he’d go and that razor blades and sandpaper would... Read more
Patricia Campbell
World travels, new recordings, performances, world premieres, and keynote presentations kept School of Music faculty on the go throughout the summer break.  Patricia Campbell, Music Education and Ethnomusicology Patricia Campbell, Music Education and Ethnomusicology professor at the University of Washington, used a sabbatical year to further interests and initiatives internationally throughout 2016-17. Recognition of her work in world music pedagogy led to multiple invitations... Read more