Latest News and Announcements
Professor Philip V. Bohlman receives the 2017 Fumio Koizumi Prize in Ethnomusicology
We are proud to announce that Philip V. Bohlman, the Ludwig Rosenberger Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Music and the College, has been awarded the 2017 Fumio Koizumi Prize in Ethnomusicology.
University Professor Augusta Read Thomas to premiere new opera featuring beatbox artist Nicole Paris in October 2019
Santa Fe Opera announced the October 2019 premiere of Sweet Potato Kicks the Sun by composer and University Professor Augusta Read Thomas and librettist Leslie Dunton-Downer, featuring Nicole Paris, Beatbox Artist, Composer, Chef, Actress, and public figure.
Imani Winds final week as Ensemble-in-Residence culminates with two public performances
Imani Winds returns to campus for the final week as the Don Michael Randel Ensemble-in-Residence. The musicians will participate in a range of activities that culminates with two public performances.
PhD Candidate Ailsa Lipscombe wins Charlotte Frisbie Student Paper Prize
Ailsa Lipscombe, Doctoral Student in Music History and Theory, was awarded the 2017 Charlotte Frisbie Student Paper Prize. Lipscombe's paper Disembodiment as Disempowerment: Indigenous Vocal Performance in Disney’s Frozen won the prize.
Professor Robert Kendrick elected to Academy of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Music Robert Kendrick, along with 15 other UChicago faculty members, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.