Dr. Anthony D.J. Branker, Director of the Program in Jazz Studies at Princeton, named in Down Beat magazine's 62nd Annual Critics Poll as #8 Rising Star Composer.
For students who want to study and perform opera, coming to Princeton University allows them to pursue their musical interests while broadening their intellect with a liberal arts education. A wide variety of opera styles are studied and performed by Princeton students, and early opera (especially from the Baroque period) is a particular strength that has emerged from the Department of Music.
James Randall, professor emeritus of music, passed away on May 28, 2014. You can view or share comments on a blog intended to honor Professor Randall's life and legacy at blogs.princeton.edu/memorial/2014/06/james-randall/
James Randall, professor of music emeritus at Princeton University, died of heart failure on May 28 at his home in Princeton, New Jersey. He was 84. Composer, music theorist and author, Randall called himself "one of the granddaddies of electronic music." During the 1960s, he was among the first to experiment with computer music. Randall joined the Princeton faculty in 1958 and retired in 1991. With Paul Lansky, the William Shubael Conant Professor of Music; Godfrey Winham;