Music News

07/05/2015
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."
06/30/2015
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.
06/30/2015
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.
06/10/2015
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.
06/10/2015
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.
05/18/2015
Per Bloland recipient of Miami's Junior Faculty Distinguished Scholar Award
composer.jpgPer Bloland is the recipient of the 2015 Junior Faculty Distinguished Scholar Award. The award honors Miami faculty who have demonstrated great potential in research or artistry and have achieved significant standing in their fields.
05/11/2015
Newly formed Advisory Board in the College of Creative Arts at Miami
In the Spring of 2015 the College of Creative Arts formed its first external Advisory Board comprised of both alumni and friends of the arts at Miami.
04/27/2015
Miami University Symphony Orchestra, featuring the Concerto Competition winners, April 29
The Miami University Symphony Orchestra concert, directed by Ricardo Averbach, will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, in Hall Auditorium.
04/23/2015
Make it Music: Fill your week with concerts from Miami's music ensembles
Make it a musical week: Enjoy a musical performance nearly every day this week on Miami's Oxford campus.