Tag: undergraduates

It takes a village: Projects for Peace winner Carlos Cortez ’24 and the people of Zináparo bring music and soccer to their youth

Jan 23, 2024

It takes a village: Projects for Peace winner Carlos Cortez ’24 and the people of Zináparo bring music and soccer to their youth

Music Major Kasey Shao Named 2024 Gilmore Young Artist

Sep 18, 2023

The Department of Music congratulates Kasey Shao (Class of 2025), a Music Major who is pursuing Minors in Piano Performance and Engineering Biology, who was one of two students named 2024 Gilmore Young Artists. We caught up with Kasey this summer following the official announcement to discuss how she found out she’d been selected, what she has planned for her 2024 Gilmore recitals and piano commission, and what’s on the docket for her final two years at Princeton.

Get to Know the Music Mentoring Program

Sep 13, 2023

Learn about the Music Mentoring Program and join their welcome event on September 14 from 5:30PM-7:30PM in the Woolworth lobby

Congratulations to the Class of 2023 Senior Class Day Award Winners

Aug 4, 2023

Last May, the Department of Music is proud to announce the recipients of the Class of 2023 Senior Class Day awards. Join us in applauding these young musicians on their outstanding accomplishments!

Meet the New Alumni Class of 2023 Music Majors

Jul 5, 2023

The Department of Music applauds the remarkable Music Majors that graduated from our department this spring.

Advisee Stories: Building Instruments, Enacting the Chimurenga, and Reframing Pedagogical Approaches to Tuning

Apr 18, 2023

The Senior Thesis is an integral part of every undergraduate’s journey at Princeton — an opportunity to dive deep into a topic of the student’s choosing and, under the guidance of a faculty advisor, develop a substantial independent project synthesizing their discoveries. This series celebrates the diversity of senior theses created by our Music Majors. 

Advisee Stories: K-Pop Fandom, Experiments in Gathering, and Kendrick Lamar

Apr 17, 2023

The Senior Thesis is an integral part of every undergraduate’s journey at Princeton — an opportunity to dive deep into a topic of the student’s choosing and, under the guidance of a faculty advisor, develop a substantial independent project synthesizing their discoveries. This series celebrates the diversity of senior theses created by our Music Majors. 

Advisee Stories: Bridging Musical Worlds from Carnatic to Chamber Music

Apr 16, 2023

The Senior Thesis is an integral part of every undergraduate’s journey at Princeton — an opportunity to dive deep into a topic of the student’s choosing and, under the guidance of a faculty advisor, develop a substantial independent project synthesizing their discoveries. This series celebrates the diversity of senior theses created by our Music Majors. 

How Milo Poniewozik (’23) Spends a Tuesday on Campus

Mar 28, 2023

We caught up with Milo Poniewozik (’23) to learn how Poniewozik spends a Tuesday on campus.

How Lola Constantino (’23) Spends a Wednesday on Campus

Mar 15, 2023

We caught up with Lola Constantino (’23) to learn how Constantino spends a Wednesday on campus.

How Shruti Venkat (’23) Spends a Monday on Campus

Feb 24, 2023

Meet Shruti Venkat (’23) Music certificate student and Princeton Glee Club Student Conductor and Manager.

Saturdays Look A Little Different at the Lewis Arts Complex: Introducing the Trenton Youth Singers

Feb 23, 2023

Most Saturday mornings walking across campus, things are quiet. Students, recovering from a week of classes, problem sets, papers, and more, are sleeping in. Aside from the occasional early riser bustling off to the library or Small World, there’s a sense of calm. 

Meet the STEM Majors of Sinfonia

Jan 31, 2023

Twice a week in the Lee Music Performance & Rehearsal Room, the Princeton University Sinfonia gathers to rehearse. Led by director Ruth Ochs, the orchestra is made up of students from all class years, many STEM majors coming from across the University’s myriad of technical disciplines, to enjoy a few hours a week of music and community.

How Halle Mitchell (’23) Spends a Monday on Campus

Dec 7, 2022

We caught up with Halle Mitchell (’23) to learn how Halle spends a Monday on campus.

What’s Your Earliest Musical Memory? With The Princeton University Glee Club

Nov 18, 2022

On a recent brisk Monday afternoon, we paid the Princeton University Glee Club a visit to chat music, memory, and the early moments that make the music-lover.

How Aaron Ventresca (’24) Spends a Thursday on Campus

Nov 14, 2022

We caught up with Aaron Ventresca (’24) to learn how Ventresca spends a Thursday on campus.

How Toussaint Santicola Jones (’25) Spends a Saturday on Campus

Nov 10, 2022

We caught up with Toussaint Santicola Jones (’25) to learn how Toussaint spends a Saturday on campus.

What’s On in the Music Department this Spring?

Nov 7, 2022

Spring 22-23 offers a rich breadth of coursework for the experienced musician and the music-curious alike.

Department Launches New Music Mentoring Program

Oct 26, 2022

The Department of Music at Princeton University is excited to announce the launch of the Music Mentoring Program, a brand new, student-led near-peer mentoring initiative.