A summer internship with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra introduced music major Hunter Hess ’22 to new career possibilities and inspirations.
While people were baking homemade sourdough bread, adopting pets and remodeling bathrooms to make the most of being stuck at home during the pandemic, music performance major Shant Arakelian ’21 was composing a six-movement sonata about his life.
Gordon’s Department of Music aims to advance the work of Black composers beyond Black History Month through performances and in-depth studies of the musical styles.
Embracing being Black has been a lifelong journey for Michael Ellis Ingram, who moved to Germany in 2010 to pursue a career in music. Read about his personal journey and revelations.
COVID-19 protocols posed a challenge to the Department of Music’s daily rhythms, but their creative adaptations meant they reached more audiences than ever.