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Centaur Records to issue JoAnn Taricani’s "Soundscape for a Cornonation.” School of Music Professor JoAnn Taricani will direct the recording of 17th-century British music for which she was awarded the Noah Greenberg Award from the American Musicological Society in 2017; Centaur Records has announced that it will publish the recording, "Soundscape for a Coronation" in late 2019.  Combining voice, the Baroque instruments violin, theorbo, cello, and valveless trumpet, the music was published... Read more
Violinist Rachel Lee Priday (Photo: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco)
The University of Washington School of Music announces the appointment of celebrated Korean-American violinist Rachel Lee Priday to the faculty as Assistant Professor of Violin in the UW Strings Program, effective in the 2019-2020 school year.  “We are excited to welcome Rachel Priday to the School of Music,” says Director Richard Karpen. “She rose to the top of a strong field of candidates we considered for this position, and we know that she will be a brilliant addition to our already-... Read more
flyer image for the THEME lecture series
A fall colloquium at the School of Music convenes faculty and students from Music Theory, History, Ethnomusicology, and Music Education (THEME), along with visiting scholars in those areas of study.  The fall quarter THEME lecture series runs select Friday afternoons through early December in the School of Music Fishbowl. The series kicks off Friday, Oct. 11... Read more
UW Music History alumnus Benjamin Albritton.
The Department of Special Collections of Stanford Libraries has appointed Music History alumnus  Ben L. Albritton (PhD Music History) as its Rare Book Curator.  He began his new assignment this past June.  Stanford Libraries rare book collection is extensive with an estimated size in excess of 265,000 titles.  The Rare Books Division of the Department acquires antiquarian and modern titles both for intellectual content and as historical artifacts.  Materials... Read more
Strings Attached Series graphic
Musicians from the UW performance studios present a string of concerts all year long in the UW’s historic Brechemin Auditorium.  Events in this series run a gamut of styles from early music to modern jazz, solo piano performances and music for chamber groups, all performed by UW students, for UW students (and everyone else besides).  Events in this series include: Baroque Ensemble* Baroque Ensemble - Nov 24... Read more