• Jazz Band

    Jazz Band

    The Department of Music at Brown offers a huge array of performing opportunities, all offered for academic credit. Students may choose to join one of the department's 40 performing groups.

  • Grant Recital Hall

    Grant Recital Hall

    The Department of Music at Brown offers a huge array of performing opportunities, all offered for academic credit. Students may choose to join one of the department's 40 performing groups.

  • Music building

    Music building

    The Department of Music at Brown offers a huge array of performing opportunities, all offered for academic credit. Students may choose to join one of the department's 40 performing groups.

  • Orchestra

    Orchestra

    The Department of Music at Brown offers a huge array of performing opportunities, all offered for academic credit. Students may choose to join one of the department's 40 performing groups.

News

News and Announcements

Teaching assistant job openings in Music!

The process of finding a teaching assistant job in the Music Department just got easier! Now you can apply to one job posting to have your name included in an inclusive pool of teaching assistants.

Apply here:  http://brown.edu/go/teaching-assistant-music

Professors will search this pool for TAs based on your background and answers to targeted questions. You can decline any job you don’t want and keep your application in the candidate pool.

You can also still directly express interest in a TA job to the instructor.

(Distributed September 5, 2018)

Rebecca Sigel '11 Appointed as International Contemporary Ensemble's New Executive Director

Exciting alumni news: Rebecca Sigel ’11 is the new Exectuive Director of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) ICE is a collective of artists committed to performing new music. They have won the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming, and they were named the Musical America Ensemble of the Year (2014). ICE currently serves as artists-in-residence at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ Mostly Mozart Festival. Congrats, Rebecca!

(Distributed August 9, 2018)

Professors Arlene Cole and Mark Steinbach Visit Xi'an, China

Arlene Cole, Asst. Prof. of the Practice in Music and Mark Steinbach, University Organist and Senior Lecturer in Music at Brown were invited by the Xi'an Conservatory of Music in Xi'an, China, for a five day residency as part of the Sino US Solfeggio Academic Exchange in National Art Colleges, May 8-12, 2018. Both Cole and Steinbach taught masterclasses at the conference, which included students and faculty from conservatories throughout China. Arlene Cole also served as clinician for the annual sight-singing and musicianship competition.

(Distributed July 11, 2018)

Congratulations, Esther Kurtz, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Washington University

Esther Kurtz, who received her Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from Brown this year, is about to begin an assignment as Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Department of Music at Washington University in St. Louis. She will be teaching two courses a semester in topics such as American Popular Music, Ethnographic Methods and Ethics, and Jazz History, as well as continuing to develop her research on capoeira Angola in Brazil. Congratulations and best of luck, Esther!

(Distributed June 29, 2018)
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