One of our faculty, Dr. Enongo Lumumba-Kasongo, features in a segment from the daily global news program The World. Listen to the 8-minute interview with Professor Lumumba-Kasongo during which she speaks about video game culture and Afrofuturism, vital themes in her work as the rapper and producer Sammus.
At this time of year, we traditionally gather in person to recognize the academic excellence of our Senior Concentrators, celebrate the achievements of students who earned Awards, and host an in-person Commencement ceremony.
Luis Achondo, Ph.D. candidate in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, was awarded the James T. Koetting Prize of the Northeastern Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology for his essay “The Hinchada that Other Hinchadas Listen to: Authorship, Ownership, and Creativity among Soccer Fans of San Lorenzo de Almagro."
Composer Wang Lu, a David Josephson Assistant Professor of Music at Brown University, won the Wladimir and Rhoda Lakond Award in Music from the Academy of Arts and Letters in recognition of her artistic excellence as a composer.
Composer Wang Lu, a David Josephson Assistant Professor of Music at Brown University, received high praise in this Washington Post story which highlights 21 contemporary artists who "sound like tomorrow."
This semester, we will kick off our ongoing reading group on Music and Race by taking a step away from music, to join our incoming first-year students in reading the 2006 Report of the Brown University Steering Committee on Slavery and Justice.
On January 15, 2021, composer Philip Glass' record label Orange Mountain Music released GLASS BACH DRESDEN a new recording featuring Brown University Organist Mark Steinbach performing on the 1755 Gottfried Silbermann organ in Dresden's Kathedrale St. Trinitatis. Stream, purchase a digital download or a CD here: http://smarturl.it/8uvdzk