Douglas Buchanan will present at College Music Society Conference

Doctor of Musical Arts candidate Douglas Buchanan (MM ’08, Composition, Music Theory Pedagogy) will be a presenter at the Joint Conference held by the Mid-Atlantic and Southern Chapters of the College Music Society, to be held February 13-15 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His presentation is titled, “Bach and the Breath of God: Pentecostal […]

Patricia Puckett Sasser joins Furman University as Music Librarian

Patricia Puckett Sasser (MM ’06, Musicology) has been appointed Music Librarian for Furman University’s Maxwell Music Library. At Furman, the Music Librarian is a joint faculty appointment between the Music Department and the Libraries. In this role, Sasser will support the specialized research needs of the students and faculty as well as providing leadership for […]

Bose-Pastor Duo won prize in International Competition

Pia Bose (MM ’01, Piano) and Antonio Pastor Otero were recently awarded the second prize in the 18th International Piano Duo Competition in Tokyo, Japan. The Bose-Pastor Duo’s upcoming engagements include a recital organized by The Iberian and Latin American Music Society at St. James’s Piccadilly in London, and recitals in Brunei, Spain, and Switzerland.

Washington Post reviewed new work by Amy Beth Kirsten

Colombine’s Paradise Theatre, a new hour-long music theater piece by Amy Beth Kirsten (DMA ’10, Composition) was performed on November 15-16 at the Atlas Arts Center in Washington, DC.  A review of the performance can be found in The Washington Post, “Amy Beth Kirsten’s ‘Colombine’s Paradise Theater’ is a tour de force.”