News & Events
Title: “Collaborative Research: The Confluence of Music, Art and Science at Long Term Ecological Research Sites”[more]
Duration: 2 Years (August 2015 to August 2017)
Michael Casey (PI, Dartmouth)
Working in musician-artist-scientist collaborative teams, we will develop new methods for visualizing and sonifying large quantities of ecological and climate data. The goal is to facilitate improved understanding of the vast information flowing from our national climate...
From the Dartmouth Now (June 18, 2015):
For Kabir Sehgal '05, a connection made at Dartmouth didn't just lead to a job--it led to a Grammy. Read more at: http://dartgo.org/ar/rr/alumnisehgal1.
From Dartmouth Now:
Funding Initiative Chooses 10 Innovative Faculty Projects
7 Stages: An Electroacoustic Object Opera
Ashley Fure, Arts and Sciences, Music[more]
Development of a series of kinetic sound art objects featured in a multi-disciplinary performance titled 7 Stages. The funding covers...
Michael Hogan '77 was selected from a competitive pool of applicants to receive a prize for his composition Haywire for string quartet. In addition to a monetary award, Mr. Hogan will receive a premiere of his work by the FLUX Quartet on May 5th at 8PM in Spaulding Auditorium as part of the Festival of Contemporary American Music.
Dartmouth Now takes note when faculty and other members of the community weigh in on issues of the day. Here is today’s “Quoted”:
“It’s outside of the realm of certainly anything that we’re used to in modern cinema,” says Director of Bands Matthew Marsit in a VPR story about the Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble’s presentation of An Evening in...[more]
Professor Spencer Topel's recent performance of Palavers (2014) by String Noise at Roulette in NYC was reviewed in the Arts & Culture section of the Huffington Post by critic Glen Roven.
Here's an excerpt from his review:
"Palavers (2014) was the only piece on the program that, because of its astonishing emotional depth, I felt could easily fill the stage at Carnegie or Avery Fisher Hall...
This piece was 'absolute music' and absolute joy. "
DARTMOUTH STUDENT AND ALUMNI COMPOSITION PRIZE 2015
- A composer who is a currently enrolled student or who graduated from either undergraduate or graduate degrees in the Department of Music at Dartmouth College is invited to submit an original score for consideration for the Dartmouth Alumni Competition Prize.
- Compositions must have been completed within the past two years.
- Compositions may be in any style....