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Jordan and Vijay

Jordan Williams Performs at Vijay Iyer Masterclass

November 06, 2014

GW Music student and Presidential Scholar in the Arts, Jordan Williams, performed in a masterclass coached by world-renowned jazz pianist and composer, Vijay Iyer, at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, MD.

DC Vernacular Music Archive

Local Music Experts Join Prof. Kip Lornell for Launch of the DC Vernacular Music Archive

October 17, 2014

Gelman Library celebrated the opening of its new exhibit, Hear in D.C.: The DC Vernacular Music Archive, with a symposium featuring local music icons: DC Music Salon founder Marc Eisenberg, Dischord Records co-founder/Fugazi, Minor Threat, The Evens frontman Ian MacKaye, Folklore Society of Greater Washington foundinmusic.g member Andy Wallace, and folk musician and author Steven Wade, as well as Archive organizer Prof. Kip Lornell.

Professors Watson and Scarlett with Student Samuel Lee

Department Represents at 2014 IMF Meetings

October 13, 2014

As world financial leaders and executives converged on GW for the Annual Meetings of the Work Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, the Department of Music showcased their diversity and talents at several performances. Faculty and students performed on the University Yard and outside IMF Headquarters over several days.

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