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Friday, December 20, 2019
Matthew Bachman ’05, ’07, ’14 didn’t begin studying music with a career in business in mind. He originally planned to go into academia. After receiving a dual undergraduate degree in piano and horn, Bachman continued at the University of Maryland for both his M.M. and D.M.A. in piano. Through a graduate assistantship in piano technology, a different career path began to emerge.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Graduate students Natalie Groom and Ieseul Yoen are living and working at Collington Continuing Care Retirement Community for the academic year. Over the course of their residency, the musicians hope to highlight works by diverse composers and strengthen this intergenerational partnership by programming educational workshops and cultivating deeper interactions.
Monday, October 7, 2019
Meet Oculus [Five], the UMD School of Music's new Fellowship Woodwind Quintet. As a newly formed quintet, its members look forward to developing professional and personal relationships within the School of Music and with their audiences through outreach performances in the DMV area and on campus over the next two years.
Monday, June 3, 2019
Martha Randall recognized for excellence in the classroom with university-wide teaching award.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Two of our graduate students were featured on the Today Show for sharing their musical talents with seniors. Watch the segment!
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Voice major Adia Evans ’19 sings her way to Carnegie Hall and beyond with the UMD Concert Choir.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
The University of Maryland School of Music seeks an adjunct Lecturer of Voice for a two-year appointment. For best consideration, please apply by May 17, 2019.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
William Donnie Scally, Ph.D. candidate in ethnomusicology, was awarded a fellowship by The Japan Foundation for dissertation research in Toyama City, Japan.
Friday, May 3, 2019
Internationally esteemed conductor and teacher David Neely will now lead Maryland’s symphony orchestra.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Part of the year-long Kurt Weill Festival, this classic American opera explores contemporary social issues. Read the full story.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Violin major Camille Jones ’20 amplifies underrepresented musicians. Read her story.
Friday, February 8, 2019
School of Music students featured on National Orchestral Institute's recording that could take home a Grammy this weekend.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Chris Vadala passed away on January 17, 2019 at age 70. He shared his love for jazz at University of Maryland’s School of Music for 25 years.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Check out the archived Livestream of BWV 159 "Sehet, wir geh'n hinauf gen Jerusalem" featuring UMD Choral Activities. 
Chris Vadala Headshot
Friday, January 18, 2019
The University of Maryland School of Music mourns the loss of Distinguished Scholar-Teacher and Director of Jazz Studies Chris Vadala who passed away Thursday, January 17, 2019. Our hearts go out to his family, colleagues, fellow artists, students and loved ones. In Memoriam coming soon.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
UMD School of Music alumna receives Music Education Innovator Award for Ethiopian Song Project. It started as a promise to her students.
Monday, December 3, 2018
Explore upcoming events and performances presented by the UMD School of Music.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
UMD professors are researching how studying the arts impacts academic achievement.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Students and audiences will experience the composer’s complex musical range.   Kurt Weill is one of the most influential American composers of the twentieth century. He also happened to be an immigrant to the U.S., fleeing Nazi Germany in 1933 after riots broke out at his performances and propaganda campaigns warned against attending his productions.  
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Physical Therapist, Howard Nelson and Internationally Renowned Violinist, Pamela Frank will present a class titled, "Don't Let This Happen to You: Pamela Frank's Case Study."