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Piano Renewal Initiative

Please consider supporting our Piano Renewal Initiative. If you have a high-quality piano in good condition that you are no longer using, or if you would like to purchase or contribute towards a new piano, please contact the Department of Music Office for more information regarding our specific needs.

Metropolitan Club donates Steinway M grand piano

Katz Foundation donates new Steinway recital piano

Leon Bates Masterclass and Mini-Concert officially launches Piano Renewal Initiative.

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CONTACT US


Department of Music Office:

Howard University Department of Music
Division of Fine Arts, College of Arts and Sciences
Lulu Vere Childers Hall
2455 Sixth Street NW Room 3004
Washington, DC 20059

(202) 806-7082 Telephone
(202) 806-9673 Fax

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


Chair:

Anthony W. Randolph awrandolph@howard.edu
202-806-7082

Administrative Assistant:

Shawn Hart shart@howard.edu
202-806-7082

Degree Program Coordinators

 

Theory and Composition:

Chinyerem Ohia cohia@howard.edu
202-806-7090

Jazz Studies - Instrumental:

Charlie Young, III cyoung@howard.edu
202-806-7872

Jazz Studies - Vocal:

Connaitre Miller conmiller@howard.edu
202-806-7097

Jazz Studies with Music Technology Emphasis:

Chris Royal groyal@howard.edu
202-806-7137

Music Education:

Benita Gladney  benita.gladney@howard.edu
202-806-7099

Music with Elective Studies in Business:

Valerie Eichelberger veichelberger@howard.edu
202-806-7095

Music History:

Matthew Franke matthew.franke@howard.edu
202-806-7088

Music Therapy:

Henrik Karlsson per.karlsson@howard.edu
202-806-7136

Performance - Instrumental:

Fred Irby, III firby@howard.edu
202-806-7066

Performance - Piano:

Karen Walwyn kwalwyn@howard.edu
202-806-7092

Performance - Voice:

Liana Valente liana.valente@howard.edu
202-806-7135

Supporting Area Coordinators

 

Office of Choirs and Bands:

Eric O. Poole, Director eric.poole@howard.edu
202-250-5266

Graduate Examinations:

Sais Kamalidiin skamalidiin@howard.edu
202-806-7093

Music Minors: 

Anthony Randolph awrandolph@howard.edu
202-806-7086

Recitals / Programs:

Benita Gladney
and
Saïs Kamalidiin
benita.gladney@howard.edu
202-806-7099

skamalidiin@howard.edu
202-806-7093

Technology Development:

Gerry Kunkel, Chair gkunkel@rcn.com
(202) 806-4022

 

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Important
Announcements

On-Campus Auditions for Fall 2019 Admission
were held on January 26 and March 2, 2019. Interested students who did not audition on those dates may request a special appointment by contacting the appropriate Performance Area Coordinator ASAP.

University Academic Calendar 2018-2019 (rev. 04/06/2018)

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Event Highlights

Many of our events are FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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SELECT UPCOMING EVENTS:

SAASy at National Museum of American History
Vocal jazz ensemble directed by Jessica Boykin-Settles. Walter H. Coulter Performance Plaza, National Museum of American History - Thu, April 25, 12pm - FREE

HUJE at Calvin Jones Big Band Jazz Festival
Annual concert hosted by UDC featuring the big bands of the University of the District of Columbia, Howard University, and the University of Maryland. Theater of the Arts, University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC - Mon, April 29, 8pm - $Admission

Pic of Howard University jazz Ensemble ("HUJE")

April is Jazz Appreciation Month!
Join us in April as we celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month 2019. Many events are free and open to the public!

Howard U Jazz Week 2019 Sidebar Calendar
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SELECT PAST EVENTS:

Arthur C. Dawkins, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Introduces HU Jazz Oral History Project
Dr. Dawkins will introduce the website that includes interviews with some of the major architects of modern jazz (Gillespie, Blakey, Roach). This work may be found in the Moorland-Spingarn Library Collection at http://library.howard.edu/jazz/.

Photo of Arthur C. Dawkins, Ph.D.Dr. Dawkins will also discuss the evolution of Jazz Education at Howard University.

Childers Recital Hall, Thu, Mar 7, 12:40pm FREE

HUJE Spring Concert feat. Special Guest Derrick Gardner
Ira Aldridge Theater, Tue, April 9, 12:40pm FREE

Pic of Howard University jazz Ensemble ("HUJE")

Professor Chris Royal, D.M.A., Discusses the Legacy of Louis Armstrong
Childers Recital Hall, Thu, April 11, 11am - FREE

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Jazz in Class: HU Jazz Improvisation Showcase
Childers Recital Hall, Thu, April 11, 12:40pm - FREE

Vocal Jazz Ensembles at Westminster
Westminster Presbyterian Church, Fri, April 12, 6-9pm $

Flyer for Afro Blue, SAASy and HU Jazz Singers at Westminster Chiurch 4/12/19
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Symphony Orchestra & Concert Band Joint Spring Concert
Orchestral works by Handel and Beethoven. Ira Aldridge Theater, Sun, Apr 14, 4pm - FREE

Symphony Orchestra Concert Poster for 4/14/19
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2019 NEA Jazz Master Abdullah Ibrahim Presents Masterclass
Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts. Childers Recital Hall, Tue, April 16, 12:40-1:30pm - FREE

Colorful Flyer for Abdullah Imbrahim Masterclass on Tue 4/16
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Jazz Ensemble ("HUJE") at Westminster
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 400 I Street SW, WDC - Fri, April 19, 6-9pm $5 Admission

Pic of Howard University jazz Ensemble ("HUJE")


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