News & Events

  • Sound American issue includes interviews with Christian Wolff, Sally Pinkas and Larry Polansky and much more.  Read the entire issue on the Sound American website.

  • The Dartmouth

    Jumping straight from tuning to playing, bassist John Clayton treated an audience of a dozen students, music professors and community members to an original movement spliced with excerpts of a Koussevitzky concerto during his recent Hop Garage performance.  (read more...)

  • The Strasbourg Rosace (Rose) is a stained-glass window at the entrance of the Strasbourg Cathedral in Strasbourg, France. This particular window structure was designed and built under the supervision of Erwin von Steinbach, who was among three builders who guided the project to a completed state. The Strasbourg Rose is a notable masterwork within the cathedral, and exhibits stunning symmetrical grace, consisting of carefully proportioned transitions of darkness and light. Stone provides a...

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  • This story was originally published in the Dartmouth College Fund’s fall 2014 issue of “From the GREEN.”

    Kate Huffer ’15, a neuroscience and biological chemistry major from Green Bay, Wis., is a student conductor of Dartmouth Youth Winds, a program that brings local middle school students to the Hop to make music with undergraduate members of the...

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  • Two-hundred-seventy staff members were honored at the Service Awards Banquet on June 17 for their combined service of more than 4,765 years to Dartmouth College. Hosted by the Office of Human Resources, the annual event recognizes staff members who have worked at the College for 10 to more than 45 consecutive years. This year’s festivities included a reception, dinner, music, and a...

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  • The Dartmouth Professor Talks: Steve Swayne is the Jacob H. Strauss 1922 Professor of Music and chair of Dartmouth’s music department. The author of two books, with two more in the works, Professor Swayne talks to Dartmouth Now about stretching the boundaries of musicology, the morality of...

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  • In an opinion piece for The Atlantic, Professor Steve Swayne says that while songs can help dementia patients recall memories, it is important to realize that music may also invoke false memories and confusion. “For someone suffering from dementia, we have no easy way of knowing whether she is genuinely recalling a song and how the recall challenges her present situation, which is decidedly not that earlier time and...

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  • For 52 years, a professional brass quintet has been hired to play the solemn marches and ceremonial music for the Dartmouth Commencement each spring. At this year’s ceremony on Sunday, June 8, however, the customary quintet will be replaced by student musicians, some in caps and gowns, who will play the processional, recessional, and incidental music, about 90 minutes in all.

    The 24 musicians are from the Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble,...

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  • Read the full story by Andy Sarroff, published by The Graduate Forum.

    Graduate students in the Digital Musics Program recently traveled to Cologne, Germany, to install their new sound installation, Singer. The installation was chosen by a jury to be exhibited in a public space as part of the 2014 Eight Bridges: Music for Cologne festival.

    Shannon Werle, Carlos Dominguez, Ezra Teboul, and Angela Kim—the artistic...

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  • Kristina Rodriguez Salaverry DDS, MS
    Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology

    I moved to New York City after graduation in 2005 for dental school (and later a residency in periodontics) at Columbia University.  Since finishing all my training in 2012, I now work as a Periodontist in private practice in Manhattan and also as an instructor at the dental school.

    My experience being a Music major at Dartmouth solidified my lifelong passion for the arts.  Although I...

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