Prof. Buchanan Named CAS Associate for 2017-2018
Donna A. Buchanan (Associate Professor of Music and Anthropology) has been named a 2017-18 Faculty Associate of the Center for Advanced Study in conjunction with her book project, "Audible Cosmology: Engendered Bells in Bulgarian Belief."
According to the Center:
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of NPR’s Performance Today and Professor Jim Pugh’s Theme music
On January 5, 2017, the NPR show Performance Today celebrated the 30th Anniversary of it’s initial broadcast. To mark this milestone date in the program’s history they broadcast a conversation between current host, Fred Child, producer Wes Horner and PT Theme composer Jim Pugh. Prof. Pugh teaches trombone in the Jazz division and is also a noted composer and arranger.
The conversation can be heard at: http://www.yourclassical.org/story/2017/01/05/performance-today-30-anniversary
Prof. Romm Selected to Adjudicate Moscow Conservatory Competition
Ronald Romm, Professor of Trumpet, has been invited to serve as an adjudicator at the Moscow Conservatory's 8th International Competition.
Taking place November 1-7, 2016, the Competition rotates between the major orchestral wind and percussion instruments on a five-year cycle. This year, clarinet and trumpet are represented.
Recording by Prof Charlotte Mattax Moersch Receives Critical Acclaim
Charlotte Mattax Moersch’s newest recording explores harpsichord music by French composer, Jean Henry D’Anglebert. Pièces de clavecin, was recorded by Charlotte Mattax Moersch on the Centaur label and released in 2015.
Though his name may not be familiar to audiences today, D’Anglebert was well-known in French musical circles. Some of the works featured on this were inspired by Jacques Champion de Chambonnières and Jean-Baptiste Lully. This album includes D’Anglebert’s Pièces de clavecin (1689), transcriptions of works by Lully, and four unmeasured preludes.