Category: Faculty

A Showcase of Music Department Talent at National Sawdust (NYC)

Oct 26, 2017

The creative forces of the Music Department’s composition faculty Donnacha Dennehy and Dan Trueman, and Visiting Scholar Iarla Ó Lionáird, come together in a performance this Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 7:30PM at the …

Profile on Performance Director Michael Pratt in the Princeton Packet

Oct 16, 2017

The Princeton Packet has published a profile on Michael Pratt, the Director of the Program in Performance and conductor of the Princeton University Orchestra, who celebrates his 40th anniversary at the Department this season. …

Rudresh Mahanthappa Featured in Downbeat Magazine

Sep 27, 2017

Jazz at Princeton University director Rudresh Mahanthappa has been featured in the November 2017 issue of Downbeat Magazine! Look out for the magazine, hitting newstands next week.

Stephanie Tubiolo Appointed As Assistant Director Of Choirs

Sep 26, 2017

Stephanie Tubiolo is the incoming Assistant Director of Choirs at Princeton University. She spent the past seven years in New Haven, CT, where she worked as a Teaching Artist with the …

Rudresh Mahanthappa, Director of Jazz, Wins DownBeat Magazine Critics Poll

Jun 30, 2017

Congratulations to Director of Jazz, Rudresh Mahanthappa, who has again been named a winner in the 2017 DownBeat International Critics Poll in the category of Alto Saxophone. The August issue …

Profile on Prof. Donnacha Dennehy in the Irish Times

Jun 23, 2017

Composition Faculty Donnacha Dennehy has been featured in the Irish Times. An excerpt can be found below. Read the article online, or see the PDF attachment.  “I went to Ballyroan Boys’ National School, …

Donnacha Dennehy’s New Opera Awarded Fedora Prize

Jun 6, 2017

Congratulations to Prof. Donnacha Dennehy, whose latest opera, The Second Violinist, was awarded the Fedora’s 2017 Generali Prize for Opera. This prize of €150,000 is given to support future international …

Profile on Rudresh Mahanthappa, Director of Jazz, in US1

Apr 17, 2017

As Princeton’s new director of jazz studies, internationally known alto saxophonist and innovator Rudresh Mahanthappa shows his hands-on involvement when he says, “I play with all my groups in rehearsal …

Simon Morrison’s New York Times Interview

Dec 27, 2016

By Zachary Woolfe, from The New York Times Confusion has flooded the web since it was announced that dozens of members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, a famed army choir and …

Prof. Dan Trueman Awarded 2016 Bessie Award

Nov 2, 2016

Congratulations to Prof. Dan Trueman who has received the 2016 Bessie Award for “Outstanding Musical Composition/Sound Design”! Prof. Trueman was recognized for his contributions to There Might Others,choreographed by Rebecca Lazier, Senior Lecturer in the Lewis …

Prof. Simon Morrison’s “Bolshoi Confidential” Receives Instant Critical Acclaim

Oct 17, 2016

Musicology Professor Simon Morrison has published a new book, Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today, to instant critical acclaim. While reviews continue to …