Events Archive

Martim Galvão Dissertation Performance: freeicecream.net

Friday, September 25, 2020

7:00pm - 8:30pm

freeicecream.net is an experimental multimedia performance exploring our entanglements with surveillance, systems infrastructures and the web. Working across virtual and physical spaces, human and robot agents troubleshoot their way to downloading a frozen treat.

The performance will be live-streamed on Friday, September 25th at 7pm ET. More information, including a link to the livestream, can be found at www.freeicecream.net.

Jazz at Brown Open House

Thursday, September 17, 2020

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Students interested in playing jazz and improving their jazz musicianship are invited to attend this open house event hosted by Ed Tomassi (saxophone and improvisation), Paul Mason (drums), Ron Sanfilippo (piano), and Dave Zinno (bass). All four hosts are coaches of Jazz Combos and they also offer 1-on-1 instruction in the Applied Music Program. They will explain their approach to teaching jazz in general and with some focus on how they will teach these courses remotely this semester.

Department of Music Open House

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Interested in learning more about music at Brown? Please join us for a Music Department open house on Wednesday, September 16 from 7-8:30pm EDT. We will discuss opportunities for musical performance, lessons, academic courses, and the concentration in Music. You will hear from several faculty and returning undergraduates, and have the chance to ask questions in advance or during the session. The URL for the meeting will be made available to registered guests. The session will be recorded and shared online for those who cannot participate in real time.

Marcel Zaes’ Dissertation Performance: #otherbeats

Saturday, September 12, 2020

7:00pm - 9:00pm

Marcel Zaes’ #otherbeats is an experimental ‘landscape’ that lives on a website and makes sound. These sounds are invested in ideas of ‘deviant’ and ‘resistant’ time grids. Although #otherbeats is conceived primarily as a virtual installation piece, for the dissertation performance Zaes will use it as his ‘instrument’ and play it as a sound piece.

MUSC 0550 Music Theory Placement Exam

Thursday, September 10, 2020

2:30pm - 3:30pm

In order to place into MUSC 0550: Theory of Tonal Music, students must take the assessment exam which will be administered online the first day of class. To place into MUSC 0550, students need fluency with notation, key signatures, scales, intervals, triads and rhythm. Keyboard skills are helpful, but not necessary.

MUSC 0550 Music Theory Placement Exam

Thursday, September 10, 2020

1:00pm - 2:00pm

In order to place into MUSC 0550: Theory of Tonal Music, students must take the assessment exam which will be administered online the first day of class. To place into MUSC 0550, students need fluency with notation, key signatures, scales, intervals, triads and rhythm. Keyboard skills are helpful, but not necessary.

MUSC 0400A: Introduction to Music Theory - Mandatory First Meeting

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

11:00am - 12:00pm

If you wish to register for one of our MUSC 0400-level courses, you need to attend the first meeting. No previous music experience is necessary. Preference will be given to potential music concentrators and applied music students. Students will need to register for labs which meet twice weekly.

Music Library Orientation

Friday, September 4, 2020

10:30am - 11:30am

Josiah, OCRA, Naxos, Oxford Music Online, Met Student Access, and more—there’s a wide range of music library services and resources available to students, faculty, and staff at Brown. Come to this session to learn about our physical and online resources in music. Brown University Performing Arts Librarian Laura Stokes will give an overview of our music databases, including both streaming sites and scholarly resources, and she will also explain how access to our physical materials at the Orwig Music Library will work in the coming semester.

Music Concentration Info Session

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Interested in learning more about the concentration in Music? Join the Music DUG and Director of Undergraduate Studies Mark Seto for an info session about departmental offerings, the concentration structure, and the declaration process. Current Music concentrators are welcome to participate, since we will discuss future course offerings and the senior project requirement (either a capstone or an honors thesis). Register for the event here.

CANCELED: Music Now with Amy Williams

Monday, April 20, 2020

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Orwig Music Building

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Music Now is an informal forum series for Brown’s community of composers and music scholars. This week’s guest is Amy Williams. These talks are free and open to the public.

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