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RECENT MUSIC NEWS

HWS Form Community Wind Ensemble

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will expand their collaboration with the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y., with the formation of a wind ensemble open to students, faculty and staff at the Colleges, and members of the surrounding community. Like the Colleges Community Chorus, the Colleges Community Wind Ensemble will be led each year by a new director from the Eastman School, with the ...  More >>

Spring Performances at Gearan Center

The end of the spring semester at Hobart and William Smith will feature a number of musical concerts and performances at the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts. Under the direction of Professor of Music Robert Cowles, the Colleges Chorale and Cantori will present three home performances in Froelich Hall of the Gearan Center following its spring tour to Philadelphia. The performances will take ...  More >>

Moore '16 Tackles Diplomacy, Musical Activism

For her Honors thesis, Colleen Moore '16 is combining her passions for international relations and music, investigating the impact that musicians and musical events have on political and social movements. An international relations and political science double major and music minor, Moore notes that "through the interdisciplinary approach that I've learned at HWS," she has discovered that the in...  More >>

Cross-discipline Collaboration in Seneca Review

Seneca Review assistant editor Joshua Unikel '07 designed the cover of the magazine's most recent issue based on a piece of music by Assistant Professor of Music Mark Olivieri. The cover, On Composition, reworks Olivieri's score to "Stakes Is Higher" (the third movement of his larger composition, "Spectacular Vernaculars") creating a new text that is a visual as well as musical composition. "The ...  More >>

The Mark of Zorro

Assistant Professor of Music Mark Olivieri's original score to the 1920 Douglas Fairbanks' silent film, "The Mark of Zorro," will be performed live to a screening of the film in Froelich Hall in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. Olivieri will perform the score with the Society for New Music, conducted by Travis Newton. The event is free and open to the public...  More >>

 

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