• 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

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)

Professor Mark Steinbach Plays Organ Recital in Dresden, Germany

Tomorrow evening, July 26, Professor Mark Steinbach performs on the amazing 1755 Silbermann/Hildebrandt organ at the Cathedral in Dresden, Germany. Steinbach's program includes music of Bach, Heiller, Glass, and Steinbach’s esteemed Brown University colleague Wang Lu.

(Distributed July 25, 2017)

Kristina Warren to Join MEME Program as Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Music is proud to welcome Kristina Warren to Brown. Kristina will be a Visiting Assistant Professor in the MEME program for the next three years to help enrich both the graduate and undergraduate curriculum. Kristina Warren is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the MEME Program, Department of Music. Her work explores intersections of performance and technology. Recently, she presented the Abacus, an augmented microphone instrument she designed and built, at the Guthman Musical Instrument Competition.

(Distributed June 5, 2017)
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