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Maggie Daley Park Dedication Ceremony features Augusta Read Thomas premiere
Saturday, June 13 is the Dedication Ceremony for the newly opened Maggie Daley Park in downtown Chicago. Premiering at the event will be a new work by University Professor of Composition Augusta Read Thomas, who was commissioned by the City to compose a piece honoring Mrs. Daley's legacy of supporting children in Chicago.
AMS elects Martha Feldman as President for 2017-18
The American Musicological Society has elected Mabel Greene Myers Professor of Music Martha Feldman to serve as the president of the society for 2017 - 2018.
2015 UChicago Department of Music Student Award Recipients Announced
Ten University of Chicago Department of Music students will receive awards for outstanding musical achievement during the 2015 annual Cathy Heifetz Memorial Concerts with the University Symphony Orchestra, University Chorus, and Motet Choir on Saturday, May 30 at 8:00 PM and Sunday, May 31 at 3:00 PM in Mandel Hall.
Andrew McManus named CULTIVATE Fellow for 2015
Composition PhD student Andrew McManus has been selected as one of six fellows for Copland House's CULTIVATE, a week-long intensive creative workshop for emerging American composers under the direction of acclaimed composer-clarinetist Derek Bermel.
CIAO's Rossini critical edition wins "Best Edition 2015" prize
New edition by Damien Colas and the Center for Italian Opera Studies gains laurels in Bärenreiter-Verlag’s magisterial critical edition, restores the opera to its original glory