Recent News

Class of 2011 graduates
Congratulations to the School of Music Class of 2011! Photos from our Grand Finale celebration, held at the School of Music on Commencement Day, June 11, 2011, may be viewed on our Facebook page.
UW symphony
Faculty violist Melia Watras performs Krzysztof Penderecki's Viola Concerto (1983) with the University Symphony Friday, June 3, 7:30 p.m. at Meany Theater. Also on the program: Mozart's Symphony No. 39, K.543 and Ottorino Respighi's Pines of Rome. The group rehearsed for this final concert of the 2010-11 academic year on May 25 at Meany.
The University of Washington and the Smithsonian Institute continue a cultural and educational partnership this summer with the third annual Workshop in World Music Pedagogy, running June 27 through July 1 at the School of Music. Participants in the intensive course will 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 will explore teaching tools and techniques such as the use of... Read more
Jae-In Shin, a doctoral student studying violin with Ron Patterson, outshone competitors from Juilliard, Northwestern University, The Butler School of Music at the University of Texas and other notable schools May 21 to take the Grand Prize at the Carmel Music Society's 35th Annual Competition.  Read more in Peninsula Reviews.
Margaret Leng Tan
The diva of avant garde pianism, Margaret Leng Tan, will be in residence at the School of Music May 25 and 26. Highlights include a workshop, film screening and a solo recital in the Meany Studio Theater. Read more about these events.