Recent News

Deborah Wong
A February 18 lecture and seminar by Deborah Wong, professor of music at the University of California, Riverside, is the next event in the School's Performing Ethnomusicology Series, running through Winter Quarter 2011. A February 25 appearance by Antonio Garcia de Leon has been cancelled; in his place, performer and scholar Cesar Castro will lead a leture and seminar on the art of son jarocho. An ethnomusicologist specializing in the musics of Thailand and Asian America, Wong is the... Read more
Ryo Yanagitani
Guest pianist Ryo Yanagitani will participate in a panel discussion on careers in music and present a guest artist recital during his visit to the School of Music February 18 and 19. Winner of the Tenth San Antonio International Piano Competition, Yanagitani performs works by Debussy, Chaminade, and Chopin, including the complete Chopin Ballades, during his recital Saturday, February 19, 1:30 p.m., at Brechemin Auditorium. On Friday, February 18, he joins a group of music professionals in a... Read more
Gage Averill
A February 11 lecture and performance by Gage Averill, dean of arts at the University of British Columbia, is the next event in the School's Performing Ethnomusicology Series, running through Winter Quarter 2011. The series of lectures, seminars, concerts and workshops organized by the school's Ethnomusicology division focuses on musical traditions from around the world and is bringing to the University of Washington campus leading scholars and performers in those genres. Averill's research... Read more
Garth Knox
The School of Music's February 14 Contemporary Group concert will feature new works performed by internationally renowned visiting artists Garth Knox, Stefan Östersjö, Nguyen Thanh Thuy, and Ho Hoai Anh. The program will include the premiere of a new work by School of Music composer Richard Karpen and a special appearance by faculty artist Cuong Vu.  Read more about this concert.
Juan Pampin
Composition professor Juan Pampin's piece "On Space" will receive its American premiere when Les Percussions de Strasbourg performs at Meany Theater Feb. 19. Learn more about the composer and his work in a recent article from UW Today.  Read more in UW Today.