Thomas Dolby Named Chairperson of Ascend Through Music Advisory Board

Headshot of Thomas Dolby

Professor Thomas Dolby, Music for New Media, has been appointed Chairperson of the Ascend Through Music Advisory Board. Ascend Through music is a program of Living Classrooms Foundation which provides opportunities for children, youth, and adults in Baltimore and Washington, DC to gain access and exposure to various forms of music education, instruments, mentorship, and […]

Ashna Pathan Selected for Television Academy Foundation Summer Fellow Program

Ashna Pathan

Ashna Pathan, a senior Music for New Media student, has been selected for the Television Academy Foundation’s 2021 Summer Fellows program. The Television Academy Foundation’s annual Internship Program provides 50 internships, at top Hollywood studios and production companies, to college students nationwide. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year the Television Academy Foundation offers the […]

Chris Kennedy Granted Johns Hopkins Discovery Award

Chris Kennedy

Assistant Professor in Music for New Media Chris Kennedy has been granted a 2020 Johns Hopkins Discovery Award for “Discovering the Benefits of Interactive Music on Fine Motor Control Therapy,” a project with Arnold Gomez (Medicine).

Pathan Selected as Finalist

Music for New Media student Ashna Pathan has been selected as a finalist in the Television Academy (Emmy Awards) internship program. If awarded, the program would have her working with a top-tier TV composer for 8 weeks over the summer.

Student Spotlight: Ashna Pathan

Settling New Scores Interview by Judith Lloyd Ashna Pathan discovered her love of music listening to her father’s favorite albums. At 5 years old, she wanted to join a rock band. Her mother enrolled her in classical piano lessons. By middle school, she’d found her primary instrument in the clarinet. Now a sophomore in the […]

Thomas Dolby Headlines Festival

Faculty artist and head of the Music for New Media program Thomas Dolby headlined the FUTVRE LANDS festival by High Fidelity back in November 2018. The festival was held virtually for 24 hours, and utilized cutting edge technology for the first time. An article reviewing the performance and discussing the future of virtual reality was […]

Thomas Dolby to Give Keynote Address

Peabody faculty artist Thomas Dolby, head of the Music for New Media program, will deliver the keynote address during the opening ceremonies of the Audio Engineering Society’s New York 2018 International Convention. His address is called “The Conscious Sound Byte,” and it will focus on next-generation sound technologies, in particular adaptive/non-linear music and audio for […]

Thomas Dolby Releases Album and Plans Tour

Thomas Dolby, head of the Music for New Media program, will be releasing a greatest hits album called “Hyperactive” and will go on a short tour in July and August called “An Evening of Music and Storytelling With Thomas Dolby.” The two-disk album will be released on July 27 and will feature music from his […]