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New Music for Singing/Speaking Percussionists Percussion Studies Chair Bonnie Whiting joins percussionist Jennifer Torrence (Norway) in an evening of world premieres of music for speaking and singing percussionists. The program includes a work for crash cymbals, resonant feedback, and singing by...

David Alexander Rahbee conducts the University Symphony and horn players from the Seattle Symphony Orchestra (including principal horn and School of Music faculty artist Jeffrey Fair) in a program of music featuring Beethoven, Schumann, and Dvorak. Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 Schumann : Konzertstück...

Hindustani Classical Music Fall Quarter Ethnomusicology Visiting Artist Zakir Hussain is known in India and worldwide for his virtuosity in the fields of world music and percussion as a tabla player, percussionist, and composer. Widely considered a chief architect of the contemporary world music...

The UW’s top auditioned choirs perform Bach’s Cantata 106, Vivaldi’s Vix et Dominum, two settings of “When David Heard,” and other selections in their fall quarter concert.

The University of Washington Percussion Ensemble (Bonnie Whiting, director) presents a theatrical version of John Cage's recently-discovered radio play "The City Wears a Slouch Hat," pairing Cage's vintage music with brand new music by University of Washington composition students.

Phyllis Byrdwell leads the 100-voice gospel choir in songs of praise, jubilation, and other expressions of the Gospel tradition.

The Studio Jazz Ensemble performs big band arrangements and repertory selections. The Modern Band performs innovative arrangements of jazz standards, selections from the outer limits of the genre, and new original compositions.

This popular annual program by the Chamber Singers, University Chorale, University Singers, Women’s Choir, Gospel Choir, and UW Men’s Glee Club features seven conductors, six choral ensembles, five hundred singers, four graduate conductors, three choral faculty, two hours of great music, and one...

Colors and Contrasts The UW Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band present their fall quarter concert, performing the Northwest premiere of A Concerto of Colours (2017) by Stephen Goss. With faculty guitarist Michael Partington.

David Alexander Rahbee conducts the University Symphony in a performance of Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, Op. 100, plus a special performance of Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F Major, performed with guest pianist Jon Kimura Parker. Presented in collaboration with Meany Center for the...

The School of Music presents a dynamic evening of duo performances by UW piano professor Robin McCabe and her sister, Rachelle McCabe, professor of piano at Oregon State University, performing music by Bernstein, Brahms, and William Hirtz. Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story Brahms:...

Ludovic Morlot and David Alexander Rahbee share conducting duties in this program of music by Rossini, Stravinsky, Beethoven, and Enesco. With UW faculty artists Sæunn Thorsteinsdóttir, cello, and Cristina Valdés, piano, and special guest Michael Jinsoo Lim, violin. Rossini: William Tell Overture (...

The University of Washington School of Music and The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) present a program of original music and new works by emerging artists.

Chair of the UW piano program and acclaimed concert pianist performs Bach’s masterwork, the culmination of his lifelong passion for fugal composition.

The UW Concert and Campus Bands present a concert of works for wind band.

The University of Washington Modern Music Ensemble, Cristina Valdés, director, performs works by Marc Andre Dalbavie, Betsy Jolas, and Pierre Boulez. With special guest conductor Seattle Symphony Music Director (and head of conducting at UW) Ludovic Morlot and faculty cellist Saeunn...

The Chamber Singers and University Chorale perform music from the Baltic states in their winter quarter concert, presented in collaboration with the UW Baltic Studies Program. Highlights include Jaakko Mantyjarvi’s Canticum Calamitatis Maritimae and other works.

The Studio Jazz Ensemble performs big band arrangements and repertory selections. The Modern Band performs innovative arrangements of jazz standards, selections from the outer limits of the genre, and new original compositions.

Urban Landscapes The Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band present their winter quarter concert, performing music by Michael Tilson Thomas, Darius Milhaud, and others. With UW Percussion Studies Chair Bonnie Whiting.

UW Music faculty Stephen Stubbs and Cyndia Sieden are musical directors for this performance of Ravel’s one-act opera, performed by UW voice students. Stage direction by Deann Meek.

UW Symphony with Concerto Competition Winners David Alexander Rahbee conduct the University Symphony in a performance of Richard Strauss’s Till Eulenspiegel as well as performances by winners of the UW Concerto Competition and the Student Composition Competition. R. Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel Three...

UW viola professor Melia Watras welcomes internationally renowned artist Atar Arad, her former teacher and fellow violist/composer, for a concert that centers on compositions by the two colleagues. Atar Arad is Professor of Viola at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Pairs will...

Spotlight The UW Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band present their spring quarter concert, featuring winners of the UW Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition.

David Alexander Rahbee conducts the UW Symphony and UW faculty (and Seattle Symphony principal) clarinetist Ben Lulich in a program of works by Lutoslawski, Ravel, and Haydn. Lutoslawski: Dance Preludes (Ben Lulich, clarinet) Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin (celebrating Couperin's 350th birthday)...

The University of Washington School of Music and The Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media (DXARTS) co-sponsor this series featuring groundbreaking new works and modern classics by faculty and guest composers.

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