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Lesson Registration Fall 2014

Lesson registration is now closed. Participating students have been enrolled and will be contacted by their teachers to begin their lessons.


Department and Faculty News

Daniel M. Callahan Joins Music Faculty

The Music Department is proud to welcome new Assistant Professor Daniel M. Callahan to the full-time faculty. His research focuses on choreomusicality, or the interrelationship between music and dance. A graduate of Columbia and New York Universities, Professor Callahan most recently taught at the University of Chicago, where he was the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Music and the Humanities. Learn more about Professor Callahan.

Boston College to Attract International Musicology Scholars for July Conference

An international group of musicologists will convene at Boston College to discuss the sonic cultures of Early Modern Catholicism (c.1500–1750). 
Scholars from nine different countries will demonstrate the unique insights that can be gained about Early Modern Catholicism from the study of music and sound. 
Keynote addresses will be offered by John O’Malley, S.J. (Georgetown University), and Robert L. Kendrick (The University of Chicago).
The conference will also feature a round table (chaired by T. Frank Kennedy, S.J.) concerning the role of the Jesuits and their networks in the creation of Catholic soundscapes.

More information on the conference.

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The University Chorale in rehearsal.

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 22
8:00 p.m. - Gasson Hall, Room 100
Fall for Jazz: Horace Silver Meets Pixinguinha
Faculty Jazz Concert – Tom Lee, flute, Brad Hatfield, piano,
Gustavo Assis Brasil, guitar, John Lockwood, bass

Monday, September 29
7:30 p.m. - Gasson Hall, Room 100
Faculty Chamber Music Concert – Works of Mozart, Schumann, and Kurtag
Leah Kosch, piano, Yhasmin Valenzuela, clarinet, Lilit Muradyan, viola

Monday, October 6
7:30 p.m. - Gasson Hall, Room 100
Visions of the Silk Road: A Night of Persian Music
Amir Hosein Pourjavady
Sponsored by the Islamic Civilizations and Societies Program and the Music Dept.

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