• 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.

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Students Develop Original Compositions as Part of Violinist Tracy Silverman’s Residency

On the eve of a performance at Brown’s Granoff Center, renowned violinist Tracy Silverman settled into a rehearsal room in Steinert Hall to run through several new works created specifically for him.

With his six-stringed electric violin, an instrument he designed in the early 1980s, a music stand in front of him and a host of equipment at his feet — the pedals and controls he uses to loop, add distortion, reverb and other effects — Silverman delved into a piece called “Rock and a Hard Place” by Brown sophomore Max Friedman.

(Distributed December 8, 2017)

BDH Preview: Brown, Oxford University Wind Symphonies to perform together

This Friday, the Brown Wind Symphony and Oxford University Wind Orchestra will team up for a joint concert in Sayles Hall. The Brown Percussion Ensemble will open the concert with a performance conducted by Kevin Plouffe, teacher of percussion in the applied music program. A portion of the concert will feature a section exclusively conducted by Matthew McGarrell, director of bands and senior lecturer in music, and another will showcase the Oxford University Wind Orchestra, conducted by Chloe Rooke, the director of the Oxford Wind Orchestra.

(Distributed December 5, 2017)

Brown Daily Herald Previews Randy Weston's Performance

At 91 years old, pianist Randy Weston remains a dynamic and distinguished figure in the world of jazz music.

Weston will visit the University this Saturday for a concert with the World Music Ensemble. Weston will be joined by Kwaku Obeng, teaching associate in music and the director of the World Music Ensemble, who will be playing percussion.

(Distributed November 15, 2017)

Brown Daily Herald Previews Gloria Cheng's Piano Recital

On Nov. 10 at 8 p.m., Grammy Award-winning pianist Gloria Cheng will premiere 32 short compositions. Sponsored by the Brown Arts Initiative, the event will commemorate the life of the late Steven Stucky, an acclaimed composer and mentor to Assistant Professor of Music Eric Nathan.

(Distributed November 1, 2017)
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