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Monday, June 5, 2017
Novo, who is the Music Director and Conductor of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra in Maryland, will lead the UMD Symphony Orchestra and provide mentorship to conducting students during the 2017-18 academic year.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Voice professor Carmen Balthrop was selected to serve as the College of Arts and Humanities’ 2016-17 ADVANCE professor. Initially supported through a National Science Foundation grant and continued by the colleges and university, the ADVANCE professors program is dedicated to improving work environments, retention and the advancement of faculty, particularly women and underrepresented minorities at the assistant and associate professor level.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
As part of an ongoing dedication to cultivating and performing new work, the Maryland Opera Studio (MOS) and the Artist Partner Program of The Clarice at the University of Maryland announce the first annual Opera Composition Contest for a new work reading to be performed by the singers of the MOS.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Join us for this series of recitals and masterclasses featuring UMD School of Music faculty and special guest artists. All events are free of charge and take place in Gildenhorn Recital Hall at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Leah Arsenault, Assistant Principal Flute with the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), joins the UMD School of Music flute faculty for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Eric Kutz has been appointed Assistant Professor of Cello at the UMD School of Music. Mr. Kutz will join our faculty in the fall of 2015.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Irina Muresanu has been appointed Assistant Professor of Violin at the UMD School of Music. Ms. Muresanu will join our faculty in the fall of 2015.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
 Appalachian Spring performed by University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra:  Music and Movement 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The UMD School of Music is pleased to announce that Craig Kier, the former Associate Conductor and Assistant Chorus Master with the Houston Grand Opera, has been appointed Director of the Maryland Opera Studio (MOS). He will join the faculty in Fall of 2014.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The University of Maryland Chamber Singers are one of only twenty choirs in the world that have been chosen to participate in the 10th World Symposium on Choral Music, held this August in Seoul, South Korea. Please visit www.launch.umd.edu and click on the icon “Send the UMD Chamber Singers to Korea” to offer your financial support for this once-in-a-lifetime experience for our students.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
On Saturday, March 29th, 2014 the University of Maryland Clarinet Studio and Buffet Group USA brings Clarinet Day to Perry Hall High School in Baltimore County. Special guests include Paul Cigan, National Symphony, David Jones, Kennedy Center Orchestra and Robyn Jones of the University of Memphis. For more information visit: www.umdclarinet.com
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Congratulations to Musicology Professor Barbara Haggh-Huglo, who received a Fellowship for University Teachers from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for her topic, “Of Abbeys and Aldermen: Music in Ghent to 1559.” Dr. Haggh-Huglo believes her project can lead to a fresh understanding of music from other times and of the place it has – or could have – in today’s world.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the Kennedy Center, a premier organization for training and supporting arts leadership, is moving to the University of Maryland. Michael M. Kaiser, a foremost expert in arts management, together with the current director Brett Egan, will lead the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland when the change becomes effective September 1, 2014.
Monday, November 18, 2013
1st Prize: Christopher Wong, piano; 2nd Prize: Katie Baughman, soprano; 3rd Prize, Laura Kaufman, flute.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
With a contagious enthusiasm for their art, the District5 connects with audiences by sharing their stories as both an ensemble and as individuals. The ensemble is committed to performing wind quintet repertoire rarely heard in the United States, and strives to bring creativity and authenticity to their programs