Westminster Community Orchestra, conducted by Ruth Ochs, will present a concert titled “Variations and More” on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:00pm in Hillman Performance Hall in the Marion Buckelew Center on the campus of Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, NJ...
"New head of jazz studies seeks to blend contemporary with tradition..." Read the full article.
Congratulations to Dan Trueman and Jeff Snyder, who both received NJ State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship Awards! READ MORE...
Cao, from Chesterfield, Missouri, earned her master's in music studies, specializing in music and clinical science, at Cambridge's Centre for Music and Science, also on a Gates Scholarship. She has been awarded a second Gates Scholarship for a Ph.D. degree in collaborative songwriting at Cambridge. A pianist, Cao majored in psychology at Princeton and earned a certificate in musical performance.
Darcy James Argue, conductor of the Princeton University Creative Large Ensemble in the Program in Jazz, has been nominated for a GRAMMY award. His album, "Real Enemies," is one of five finalists in the category of "Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album."
The original version of this article was published in the University's annual research magazine "Discovery: Research at Princeton." Click here to read more.
“Hunger” is a new work based on old Irish songs and first-hand accounts of Ireland’s Great Famine of 1845-1852. It’s an opera in the sense that it tells a big story through music. The composer, Donnacha Dennehy, and the lead singer, Iarla Ã“ LionÃ¡ird, join producer Susan Wallner to discuss singing in Irish and the connection between the dark times of the Great Famine and today’s world.
Classical music’s chamber wing has become a small home for big experiments in cross-genre fertilization. The Le Boeuf Brothers (Pascal on piano, Remy on saxophone), prodigious twins from Santa Cruz, are clearing their own path, mixing the solid swing of the jazz tradition with hip-hop, indie rock, and the complex techniques of classical modernism. With their sidemen, they join the ever-ready JACK Quartet in a concert at National Sawdust on Nov. 16 that celebrates the release of their new album