The Barbara & Richard T. Silver Wind Symphony hosts top ensembles for free performances Feb. 22-24
Cornell musicians traveled to Cuba for a tour in collaboration with the National Concert Band of Cuba.
The Einhorn Center for Community Engagement has launched a set of speaker events and workshops designed for anyone incorporating CEL into curricula, research and other programs.
The Cornell Concert Series event, featuring conductor Volodymyr Sirenko and cellist Natalia Khoma, takes place Feb. 10 in Bailey Hall.
Hatch, the founder of the Cornell Gamelan Ensemble, will be a special radio guest on WRFI on Jan. 26
Jonathan Indajang ’25 won the annual Cornell Concerto Competition, held Dec. 6 at Barnes Hall, and will perform with the CSO on March 2, 2024
Gómez Estévez will make her debut conducting National Symphony Orchestra of the Dominican Republic
The rebuilt and rewired instrument, designed by theorist David Rothenberg and built by renowned synthesizer pioneer Robert Moog Ph.D. ’65, is now a part of Cornell’s instrument collection.
Need a present for the Cornellian on your list? Here are titles on University history, traditions, songs, famous alums—even recipes!
Ariana Kim, in her capacity with The Knights chamber ensemble, has been nominated for the award
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During this Winter Session course offering, Dr. Appert will survey the vast musical and cultural impact rap has had on the world since its inception in New York City during the 1970s.
Rachel Horner (PhD candidate, MSS) has won the James F. Slevin Assignment Sequence prize
The performance will feature singer-songwriter Rokia Traoré, who wrote the music for the original production.
“Simon Shaheen is widely celebrated as a virtuoso violinist and oud player, incomparably creative composer and master teacher of Arab music."
It will be the first time the instrument will be played in public.
Concerts set for Oct. 20 and 22 will highlight the musical legacy of composer Byambasurengiin Sharav, a household name in Mongolia.
The Sept. 26 talk was recorded and is now available to view on eCornell.
The corridor is a consortium of 11 universities and colleges endowed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Her latest album snagged a Grammy nomination — and she once scored a Cheerios commercial starring Grumpy Cat
Our 34 new faculty will enrich the College of Arts & Sciences with creative ideas in a vast array of topics.
Jean Bernard Cerin, Music
Gabriela Gómez Estévez, Music
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Cornell's collection is the largest hip-hop collection in the world.
From fortepianos to pipe organs, the Hill boasts one of the world’s leading collections of performance-ready vintage instruments.
Thomas Feng, a doctoral student in performance practice, is identifying and cataloging the piano music of the late Emahoy Tsege-Mariam Gebru, a composer with a cult following.
This symposium asks how notions of sustainability might prompt us to think anew about keyboard histories, embedded as they are in ecologies of nature and commerce, artifice and art, craft and industry. To what extent are those histories, and the instruments that embody them, sustainable into an uncertain future?
James Spinazzola's new book presents a new approach to the performance tour
Through historical research and instrumental innovations – like playing on a seven-string guitar – Michael Poll has developed a framework to "translate" lute and violin pieces for guitar.
Department Chair Ben Piekut reflects on the past academic year
The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability’s Academic Venture Fund will support 11 new projects across nine colleges; three include Arts & Sciences investigators.
Han Xu (DMA, 2023) has been named a postdoctoral fellow in composition and sound studies at the School of the Arts at Peking University.
A doctoral student in music with a concentration in music and sound studies, Vigilante studies how music, sound, and performance are used to create “unreality."
“Helping students realize their greatest potential is at the core of our mission in the College of Arts & Sciences."
Rachel Horner and Kate Thorpe win Spencer Prize
Three paperbacks of Benjamin Piekut's work released
This summer, 101 students in the College of Arts and Sciences will take part in groundbreaking research on campus with 61 faculty as part of the Nexus Scholars Program.
The fellowships will provide a stipend as well as funding for research and other activities.
In collaboration with the International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments, the Cornell Center for Historical Keyboards presents a weekend of masterclasses, lectures, and recitals drawing on its collection of "Chopin" instruments – original Pleyel, Broadwood, Graf, and Erard pianos.
A new recording of Roberto Sierra's works has garnered a rave review.
Cornell's international music festival welcomes longtime friends and new collaborators for five world-class concerts May 19-23.
Hannah Robins is a biological sciences and music major.
Miles Friday will join the faculty at the University of Texas San Antonio
Students trekked to Cuttyhunk Island during spring break to clean up traps and other fishing gear that had been abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded.
Music department concerts offer a major works concert, a jazz trumpet collaboration, a hope-filled organ recital and more, April 27 – May 2.
Ethnomusicologist Deborah Justice analyzes how White American mainline Protestants used internal musical controversies to negotiate their shifting position within a diversifying nation.
Featuring a unique instrumentation of trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet, and baritone voice, loadbang headlines a week of great musical performances April 11-17.
Ph.D. candidate Thomas Cressy has received a prestigious fellowship at Cambridge
Remaining members of the Grateful Dead will return to play a benefit concert in Barton Hall on May 8 as part of the band’s final tour.