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CANCELED: Award-winning pianist to perform the work of female composers during concert

Roger McVey

Roger McVey, a piano professor at the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Iowa, will perform the work of Wyn-Anne Rossi, Emma Lou Diemer, Libby Larsen, and Caroline Shaw, the youngest recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in Music.... READ MORE >>

Sound check: Summer Research examines natural, acoustic properties of Randolph performance venues

Hailey Gilman plays flute while the rest of the group watches the audio frequency levels

In 1969, American composer Alvin Lucier recorded a monologue called “I Am Sitting in a Room” and played the audio from a speaker into a microphone multiple times at various distances and frequencies. Eventually, after multiple iterations, all that was left to be heard were the high-pitched, natural, resonant overtones of the room. “It sounds... READ MORE >>