Department and Faculty News
Timothy Mangin joins music faculty!
The Music Department is proud to welcome new Assistant Professor Timothy Mangin to the full-time faculty. Prof. Mangin is an ethnomusicologist and musician researching the intersection of popular music, race, ethnicity, religion, and cosmopolitanism in West Africa and the African Diaspora. Learn more about Prof. Mangin.
The Digital Scholarship Group at Boston College Libraries and Dr. Michael Noone, Professor & Chair of the Music Department, are proud to introduce Burns Antiphoner, an interactive open access resource.
Read more about this project in the Boston College Library Newsletter.
Spring registration is now open for private lessons. Click here to register
BC Family Concert, featuring “Krakowiak” Polish folk dancers
Recently premiered: Assc. Prof. Ralf Yusuf Gawlick's Imagined Memories.
Former Boston College Jesuit Institute Director T. Frank Kennedy, S.J., '71, an internationally recognized scholar of the Jesuit music tradition and a founding member of the University’s Music Department, died on August 19. He was 67.
Full obituary with information on services is available here.
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.
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.
The University Chorale travels to Ireland! Click here to read more about the University Chorale.