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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."
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Join Glenda Goodman on September 14 at 4PM in Leah M. Smith Hall for a lecture titled, "Promiscuous Protest Songs: Radicalism and Repression in the Revolutionary Age."
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Samantha Flores (MM, Cello) and Matthew Rynes (DMA, Clarinet) are wrapping up a meaningful year living at Collington, sharing music and friendship with the residents. Read coverage of this amazing partnership in the New York Times and check out this clip from WJLA!
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Shared from the Fearless Ideas Campaign Newsletter, written by Chris Carroll.  
Monday, June 18, 2018
Chris Gekker becomes the first School of Music faculty to be recognized as a Distinguished University Professor. Over his 42-year career, Gekker has earned national and international acclaim through a wealth of creative achievements as a trumpeter and pedagogue.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
The University of Maryland School of Music seeks a full-time Director of Orchestral Activities. For best consideration, please apply by September 15, 2018. Applications will remain open until October 1, 2018.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
The University of Maryland School of Music seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Education, beginning Fall 2018. For best consideration, please apply by May 18, 2018.
Friday, May 4, 2018
The University of Maryland School of Music seeks a Student Services Coordinator. For best consideration, please apply by May 25, 2018.
Thursday, February 1, 2018
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.
Friday, December 15, 2017
December 2017 Alumni Updates   Janet Blair (B.M. '09, M.M. '11) released her debut album as a singer-songwriter, Songs for the Waiting on April 7, 2017. Produced in Nashville by Matthew Odmark of the Jars of Clay, it charted at #6 on the Billboard regional charts and builds a bridge between her classical roots and pop-influenced songwriting.  Check out the lead single, Eternity Grows.