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Combining Math and Music: Leaders in Disparate Fields Explain What Unites Them
The University of Chicago's News Office has published a piece on the fascinating common ground between mathematics and music theory.
Augusta Read Thomas is finalist for 2014 Gramophone Classical Music Awards
The UChicago Music Department is excited to announce that University Professor of Composition Augusta Read Thomas has been announced as one of six finalists for the 2014 Gramophone Classical Music Awards for the Best Contemporary Recording.
Center for Italian Opera Studies Receives Grant from Packard Humanities Institute
The Center for Italian Opera Studies (also known as CIAO) at the University of Chicago announces a five-year grant for $435,000 from the Packard Humanities Institute of Los Altos, California.
Andrew Cashner awarded fellowship from ACLS
Andrew Cashner, a Music History and Theory doctoral candidate in the Music Department, was one of four scholars in the Division of the Humanities to receive an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) research and teaching fellowship for the upcoming academic year.
Anthony Cheung's NYC performances garner NY Times praise
Anthony Cheung, Assistant Professor of Music at UChicago, has been busy in New York City recently. The composer and performer pushed sonic boundaries while exploring microtonal music with the Talea Ensemble, and his Orpheus-inspired orchestra piece "Lyra" was premiered by the New York Philharmonic.