The celebration was designed to not only bring attention to W&M's Hip-Hop Collection, but to highlight issues surrounding hip-hop culture and history.
Austin "Gus" Deeds '14 was remembered as a brilliant young musician who was often seen with a banjo in his hand and a smile on his face as he played.
An international leader in the field of neuroscience, one of the country's foremost legal thinkers on children's rights and family law, and an internationally renowned ethnomusicologist whose latest work focuses on the music of Oman are among this year's recipients of the Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary.
Evan Cunningham ’16, a music and philosophy major, and Shannon Callahan ’16, a participant in the St Andrews William & Mary Joint Degree Programme, have collaborated on a music and dance composition that will be performed during the annual On The Rocks Scottish Student Arts Festival in St Andrews April 4-13.
Six members of William & Mary’s Department of Music are set to welcome the new season with a faculty concert.
The ensemble traveled to the Sultanate of Oman to learn more about Arab music, work with Omani music students and teachers, and perform three concerts, including one for the U.S. ambassador to Oman.
The Reves Center for International Studies has announced its 2014 faculty fellows: Paul Bhasin, Jennifer Kahn, Scott McCoy and Jeremy Stoddard.
William & Mary's renowned pianist and piano instructor Anna Kijanowska is gearing up for a concert tour across China that will take place Mar. 1-17.
The William & Mary Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Paul Bhasin, has been busy rehearsing and recording sessions for the release of a new album through Centaur Records.
For more than 30 years, William & Mary students have mastered their skills on the piano, harpsichord and organ under the careful tutelage of Applied Music Professor Thomas Marshall. But when Marshall received an invitation to perform at a concert honoring the retirement of the organist who helped form him into the musician he is today, it was his turn to show his mentor what he had learned.
The William and Mary Wren Masters receive a Virginia Commission for the Arts grant in 2013.
Members of the William & Mary community were treated to a lesson in improvisation and jazz last week courtesy of professional drummer and vibraphonist Chuck Redd.
Richmond-based gospel group The Ingramettes visited William & Mary on Friday to speak to a "Worlds of Music" class and perform as part of the Ewell Concert Series.
Anna Martin, vice president of administration, unveiled the revamped site plan for W&M’s Arts Quarter during the Board of Visitors meeting Thursday morning.
The concert will be given in memory of William DeFotis, a William & Mary composer and conductor who passed away in 2003 at the age of 49 from multiple sclerosis.
The beginning of the academic year is just days away, and William & Mary's calendar is already filling with events. Among those are multiple concerts, exhibitions and performances. Here is a look at some of the arts-related events at William & Mary coming up in the fall semester.
Music professor Harris Simon and English professor Hermine Pinson have collaborated for 15 years to create a distinctive sound.
Francis Tanglaos-Aguas he has sought to make the W&M theatre production of "Sitayana" a collaborative effort between faculty and students.
Professor Preston awarded legendary jazz saxophonist, Pharoah Sanders, with the Honorary Membership Award at the SAM ceremony in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The new "Blind Dates" collection from the Swem Music Library in Ewell Hall offers students, faculty and staff a chance to get to know new music.
Four entries chosen that improve the quality of education at the university while reducing costs or generating revenue that can be reinvested.
The W&M lecturer, sound artist and creator of the installation "Thrill: A Love Song," aims to help people listen.
Ssgt Robert C. Singer of the "President's Own" US Marine Band led the William & Mary Wind Symphony in a special rehearsal
Department of Music Alum Elizabeth LaPrelle, '09, was recently interviewed on NPR. Another alum, Brian Wright, announced a new recording.
The Music from China ensemble recently visited W&M, teaching students and faculty alike about Chinese music through a performance and series of lecture opportunities.
The lecture, “Musical Ramifications of the Civil War”, will be held on December 3rd in the Williamsburg Library Theatre at 7:30pm. The program discusses changes in America’s musical heritage as a result of our nation’s most divisive conflict.
Professor Tim Mauthe was recently awarded the First Prize in Category C of the 2012 Musica Domani International Composition Competition for his piece "Within Memory" for cello and piano.
William & Mary Symphony Orchestra promises a scary good time as it presents “The Haunted Melody” for its annual Halloween concert, this Sunday afternoon in the Sadler Center’s Commonwealth Auditorium.
The current issue of The Flat Hat features an article about the newly released album by faculty members Stephanie Nakasian and the Harris Simon Trio, "Show Me the Way to Get Out of This World"
Upgrades to facilities will be completed in multiple stages over several years, said Vice President of Administration Anna Martin. Theatre and music departments to be addressed first.
Some of the best players from the country's top orchestras will perform a piece arranged by William & Mary's director of bands next month.