• 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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News and Announcements

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)

Announcing the Winner of the Brown Orchestra Concerto Competition: Brian Vuong

Congratulations to pianist Brian Vuong on winning the 2017-18 Brown Orchestra Concerto Competition! Brian performed the Liszt Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major. As the competition-winner, Brian will perform a concerto with the Orchestra during the Spring 2018 semester. The other finalists were Scott Guo and Derek Xu. Many thanks to all Competition participants for their hard work.

(Distributed October 13, 2017)

Mark Steinbach Plays Organ Recitals in Goslar and Angermünde, Germany

Mark Steinbach, University Organist and Senior Lecturer in Music, performed a recital July 29 on north German organ builder Christoph Treutmann's magnum opus in Grauhof monastery near Goslar. The organ, built in 1734, consists of 42 stops on three manuals and includes a 16 foot "string stop" as well as  a full-length 32 foot length bass posaune (trombone) stop about which on of Treutmann's contemporaries said "it was not very dissimilar to the sound of a rumbling thunderstorm."

(Distributed August 14, 2017)
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