Music to his ears: Nelson wins Pickering Fellowship

One of only 20 graduate students nationwide chosen for the program, Nelson heads to Yale University to complete post-graduate work and prepare to serve as a Foreign Affairs officer.

Professor's retirement from VSO garners mayoral proclamation

William & Mary music faculty member John Lindberg received a surprise during his final performance with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra recently: a proclamation from the mayor of Norfolk thanking him for his near-half-century of service to the Hampton Roads music community.

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Lindberg Honored

W&M Music Department Applied Faculty member, John Lindberg, was recently honored by the VA Symphony Orchestra and the City of Norfolk

Residency of Indian Musicians

On Monday April 23, at 8pm, the William and Mary Music of India Ensemble will perform its final concert of the year, with special guests Paul Livingstone (sitar) and Homnath Upadhyaya (tabla).

Dr. Katherine Preston Honored

Dr. Katherine Preston, David N. & Margaret C. Bottoms Professor of Music, was recently honored with a Plumeri Award

W&M Choir and Botetourt Chamber Singers International Tour 2011

The Choir of the College of William and Mary under the direction of Professor James Armstrong and the William and Mary Botetourt Chamber Singers conducted by Professor Jamie Bartlett went on their triennial International Tour in May of 2011, this time to Italy, Greece and Turkey.

Pianist returns to W&M after world tour

After performing in places ranging from the Amazon Basin to New Zealand, celebrated pianist Anna Kijanowska will once again grace the College's stage Tuesday night to perform with the William & Mary Symphony Orchestra.

Faculty Member's Album Reviewed

Brian Hulse, Associate Professor (Theory and Composition)recently had his album reviewed.

W&M Gamelan Ensemble

The W&M Gamelan Ensemble was featured in a recent article in The Flat Hat

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Paul Bhasin at Midwest Band Clinic

Dr. Paul Bhasin, W&M Director of Bands, will be making a presentation at the largest band clinic in North America this December.

W&M, Williamsburg communities enjoy VSO under the stars

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra, which includes members of William & Mary's applied music faculty, presented a free concert under the stars at the lakeside venue on Thursday, sponsored by the City of Williamsburg and the College.

Professor takes on SAM presidency while finishing three books

Katherine Preston recently took the helm of the Society for American Music. But overseeing a national scholarly organization with close to 1,000 members isn’t the only thing keeping the musicology professor busy this year.

Senior's music project benefits local schoolchildren

As part of her senior music project, Tidaback is spending her final semester as an undergraduate working at the school in a new partnership between it and the William & Mary music department.

Relache Excels, Duo Delights

The Virginia Gazette recently printed a review of two events related to the Music Department: The Ewell Concert Series Relâche concert and the Williamsburg Music Club's fund raiser featuring W&M adjunct faculty Christine Neihaus and Harris Simon.

W&M jazz vocalist to present tribute to Billie Holiday

William & Mary voice teacher and jazz vocalist Stephanie Nakasian will present a tribute to jazz great Billie Holiday in the next event of the Department of Music's Ewell Concert Series.

Chord Sourcing by Tradition

The Appalachian Music Ensemble preserves and teaches the art of Appalachian music.

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The Ewell Concert Series Presents Stephanie Nakasian

Jazz vocalist Stephanie Nakasian will present "Billie Remembered," a Tribute to Billie Holiday, with the Hod O'Brien Trio. The performance will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at 8:00pm at the Williamsburg Library Theatre. Free admission.

Student's composition to debut at WMSO concert

As the winner of last year's orchestral commission competition through the music department, Laney was asked to create an original musical score between three and eight minutes.

The Ewell Concert Series Presents Trefoil

Trefoil--Medieval trio of singer-instrumentalists (soprano, counter-tenor, lute, harp). Co-sponsored by the Reves Center for International Studies. Free admission.

Lilia Boyadjieva Presents a Master Class

Pianist Lilia Boyadjieva, who was in town to perform as part of the Ewell Concert Series, presented a Master Class in Ewell Recital Hall on Friday, October 29th.

Applied music faculty use real-world experience in teaching

For Judy Zwelling, director of applied music and piano instructor, having a faculty with “real-world” performance experience is only natural for a department whose purpose is to train professional musicians who may end up playing for an audience themselves one day.

W&M Faculty Perform Bach in Norfolk

Three W&M Department of Music members who specialize in performing on historic instruments took part in a period instrumental performance of a Bach Cantata this fall in Norfolk.

Mozart Meets The Clash

Sophia Serghi's "Chamber Punk" on With Good Reason.

W&M's Serghi to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Sophia Serghi, Associate Professor of Music at William & Mary, will present a new series of her original compositions at Carnegie Hall on December 7, 2010 at 8:00pm.

Congratulations to Tes Slominski, W&M '96!

Congratulations are due to our former student, Tes Slominski, who recently completed her Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology at New York University.

An Apple on the Piano

Greg Bowers' work blends the digital with the analog.

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W&M Jazz Combo Provide Music for the Governor

W&M Jazz Combo members Seth Dalby and Michael Cammarata with faculty member Harris Simon performed for Governor McDonnell and the Virginia General Assembly.