CCA News

AIMS alum creates virtual reality device
AIMS graduate Austin Mace '15 founded a virtual reality (VR) content company and recently built one of the worldÂ’s first 360-degree video cameras.
Music and Architecture Recognized in 2016 Fiske Guide
"Miami University, with its strong emphasis on liberal arts and its opportunities for research, travel abroad and leadership, is looked upon as one of the rising stars among state institutions,"the guide says." The school effectively combines a wide range of academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller upscale institutions."
New Music Internship Program
During the 2014-15 academic year the Department of Music partnered with concert:nova, Cincinnati's renowned chamber ensemble, to provide an elaborate professional internship opportunity for five Miami brass students. Miami trumpet professor Douglas Lindsay, associate principal trumpet of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and a member of concert:nova, coordinated the program.
Brian Meyers Joins Music Education Faculty
A national search for an assistant professor of music education concluded successfully with the appointment of Brian Meyers to the Miami faculty. Dr. Meyers earned his graduate degrees from Arizona State University and comes to Miami after teaching for four years at Adelphi University in New York, where he also served as coordinator of music education.
Glick Enrichment Fund Awards
Several undergraduate Music majors and one graduate student received funding from the Department of Music's Glick Enrichment Fund, an endowment that supports summer participation in important institutes and festivals. Awards are competitive and determined by a faculty committee.
Per Bloland in the News
Composer Per Bloland, who joined the Miami Music faculty in 2012, received national attention this spring or two different projects. His compact disc Chamber Industrial was released on the important Tzadik label and received two glowing notices in The New York Times. His opera Pedr Solis, commissioned and premiered by Boston's Guerilla Opera, received a glowing notice in the Boston Globe.
Deadline Extended for Miami University Call for Papers
The abstract submission deadline for Miami's Dwelling Symposium: Design + Space has been extended to June 15, 2015.
Todd Stuart presents at ASU's Pave Entrepreneurship and the Arts
Todd Stuart, Director of the CCA Arts Management program was a presenter at the 4th Biennial Pave Symposium on Entrepreneurship and the Arts: Creativity and New Venture Creation held at ASU.
Union County High School Art Show
Opening Friday, May 29, the artwork of 30 area Union High School students is featured in a new exhibition at the Miami University Art Museum.