Topic: Music

About 118 students participate in the Applied Music Program, housed in Orwig Music Library. The program offers non-music concentrators the opportunity to continue playing their instrument of choice.


Program encourages musical exploration outside classroom

November 11, 2013 0 comments

Auditions are held each semester for the Applied Music Program, which awards half a credit.

Arts & Culture

Concert honors prize-winning composer

November 4, 2013 0 comments

More than 100 people attended the six-part tribute to Ned Rorem at the Granoff Center.

Nicholas Jaar ’12, pictured above, released his album “Space Is Only Noise” in 2011 before coming together with David Harrington ’09 on the tour for “Space,” when the duo began recording under the name “Darkside.”

Arts & Culture

Alum duo releases first original album

October 28, 2013 1 comment

The music in ‘Psychic’ blends elements of dance music, alternative rock and ambient sounds

Trinity Rep will reserve two complimentary pairs of tickets for Brown students for each company performance until June 29, 2014.

Arts & Culture

U. forms collaboration with local art community

October 18, 2013 0 comments

The ‘I’m with the Band’ initiative gives students access to Providence’s performing arts scene.

BCA members said reaching out to their middle agent as soon as Kendrick Lamar’s album first leaked helped them book the artist. Herald file photo.

University News

At forum, BCA outlines Spring Weekend act selection

October 9, 2013 2 comments

BCA will have a larger budget than in years past for the U.’s 250th anniversary.

At Brown, Weisman is a member of the Jabberwocks, and he will be performing in the Production Workshop’s upcoming “The Vibrator Play.”

Arts & Culture

‘Glee Project’ star reflects on reality TV life

October 7, 2013 3 comments

Michael Weisman ’17, who tied for 4th place on the show, plans to study applied music.

Arts & Culture

Noise rock defies musical convention

October 4, 2013 1 comment

Fort Thunder in Olyneyville was the incubator for the musical style’s upbringing.

Arts & Culture

‘Brown Unheard’ puts campus musicians in the spotlight

September 30, 2013 0 comments

The organization aims to offer artists and groups the opportunities to collaborate and promote their music.


Madison ’16: Drop the beat … and the ignorance

September 23, 2013 1 comment

Could you dance to a song that contains offensive material or perpetuates ignorance?

Students can attend performances at local venues such as the Dunkin Donuts Center, rather than traveling to Boston for concerts.

Arts & Culture

Local performances offer students music variety

September 6, 2013 0 comments

Musical acts from Ke$ha to Deer Tick will perform in Boston and Providence venues this semester.