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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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Full-Time Faculty

ANTHONY RANDOLPH - Chair, Department of Music; Theory and Composition

JESSICA BOYKIN-SETTLES - Jazz Voice, SAASY

CYRUS CHESTNUT - Jazz Piano, Improvisation

VALERIE EICHELBERGER - Voice, Music with Elective Studies in Business

MATTHEW FRANKE - Music History

BENITA GLADNEY - Music Education

FRED IRBY, III - Trumpet, Instrumental Studies, Jazz Ensemble

SAÏS KAMALIDIIN - Flute, Jazz Studies

HENRIK KARLSSON - Music Therapy

CONNAITRE MILLER - Jazz Voice, Jazz Studies, Afro Blue

CHINYEREM OHIA - Theory and Composition

ERIC POOLE - Choir, Chorale, Voice

CHRIS ROYAL - Music Technology, Jazz Studies

PAUL SCHULTZ - Trombone, Music Theory

LIANA VALENTE - Voice

KAREN WALWYN - Piano

CHARLIE YOUNG, III - Saxophone, Jazz Studies

 

Part-Time Faculty

ASHLEY BOOHER - Clarinet

MICHAEL BUNN - Tuba

PHILIP CARLUZZO - Music Theory

STEPHEN L. GIBSON - Piano

GREGORY HOPKINS - Voice

ALEXANDER JACOBSEN - Bass

NATALIA KAZARYAN - Piano

GERRY KUNKEL - Guitar

JOSEPH LOVINSKY - French Horn

TIMOTHY MACEK - Violin, Orchestra

JOHN NEWSON - Director of Bands

STEVE NOVOSEL - Jazz Bass

DREW OWEN - Cello

NADIA PESSOA - Harp

RICHARD REED - Oboe

WILLIAM RICHARDS - Percussion

HAROLD SUMMEY - Drum Set

MICKEY THOMAS TERRY - Organ, Blacks in the Arts, Introduction to Music

KELVIN WASHINGTON - Concert Band, Marching Band

URI WASSERTZUG - Viola

SHACARA WEST - Jazz Voice, A Whole Lotta Jazz Singers

TIA WORTHAM - Bassoon
 


Staff

LAURIE BUNN - Accompanist

SHAWN HART - Administrative Assistant

PAUL MILESI - Piano Technician, Webmaster


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04/10/18 Students applying for financial aid through the Department of Music should complete the Department's online application ASAP. Deadline for receipt is April 25, 2018.

Prospective students interested in attending the Department of Music in Fall 2018, but who missed the established audition dates, should contact Ms Shawn Hart in the Department's office ASAP.

The University Academic Calendar 2017-2018 has been updated! (rev. 01/15/2018)

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Event Highlights

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

UPCOMING EVENTS:

NEA 2018 Jazz Masterclass with DIANNE REEVES - Childers Recital Hall, Tue, April 17, 12:40pm FREE

HUJE featuring Special Guest Artist GARY BARTZ - Ira Aldridge Theater, Thu, April 19, 12:40pm FREE

String Students in Recital - Childers Recital Hall, Tue, April 24, 12:40pm FREE

Jazz Choir Concert featuring AFRO BLUE, SASSY and HU JAZZ SINGERS - Childers Recital Hall, Wed, April 25, 7:30pm FREE

Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert - Ira Aldridge Theater, Sun, April 29, 4pm FREE

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PAST EVENTS:

Taylor Young, Jazz Voice – Master of Music Qualifying Recital - Childers Recital Hall, Fri, March 30, 12pm FREE

Howard University Jazz Ensemble - Westminster Presbyterian Church, Fri, Mar 30, 6-9pm $

Logan Johnson – Senior Composition Recital - Childers Recital Hall, Fri, Mar 30, 7pm FREE

HUJE Easter Vigil - Peoples Congregational UCC, Sat, March 31, 4pm FREE

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra - Childers Recital Hall, Thu, April 5, 12:40pm FREE

Afro Blue in Concert - Kennedy Center Jazz Club, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Fri, April 6, 7 & 9 pm BOTH SHOWS SOLD OUT!

Panel Discussion: "INDEPENDENT: A Start to Finish Guide for Your Recording Project" - Childers Recital Hall, Tue, April 10, 10:10am FREE

Vocal Master Class with Soprano Lisa Gwyn Daltirus - Childers Recital Hall, Wed, April 11, 12pm FREE

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