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UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH CONFERENCE

On April 26 and 27, Music students gave presentations at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference in the UAlbany Lecture Centers. Click here to read more about their presentations, and click here to read more about the conference.


NEW MARCHING BAND

The University at Albany is starting a marching band for the fall 2013 semester. The band will be open to all UAlbany students, even if you have never played an instrument before. The Marching Great Danes will perform at all football home games. We are hoping to grow the Marching Great Danes into the true spirit of Albany and we need you! Click here to fill out a interest form so we can begin preparing. You can also contact Band Director Kevin Champagne at kchampagne@albany.edu.


BELOVED UALBANY MUSIC PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR OF CHORAL MUSIC DAVID JANOWER SUFFERS STROKE

"It is with great sadness that the Board of Directors of Albany Pro Musica and I announce that our founding director, Dr. David Griggs-Janower, suffered a stroke Friday during surgery," said Jennifer Amstutz, President of the Albany Pro Musica Board of the Directors. "We ask that our friends and patrons hold David and his family in their thoughts and prayers through this difficult time." (Read more...)


BORICUA RHYTHMS: PUERTO RICO AND ITS MUSIC

The University at Albany's Department of Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latino Studies in collaboration with the Music Department and the Performing Arts Center will be hosting a two-day conference celebrating and examining the rich musical heritage of Puerto Rico. (Read more...)


UALBANY MUSIC PROFESSOR BOB GLUCK RELEASES BOOK ABOUT HERBIE HANCOCK AND THE MWANDISHI BAND

University at Albany associate professor of music Bob Gluck will be signing his new book, You’ll Know When You Get There: Herbie Hancock and the Mwandishi Band, at 7 p.m. on Sept. 13 at the Book House at Stuyvesant Plaza in Albany, N.Y. Published by University of Chicago Press, Gluck’s book has drawn praise from musicians including jazz guitarist and composer Pat Metheny and bassist Christian McBride. (Read more...)