News Archive

Vote NOW for the GW High5 Challenge

April 01, 2013

The GW Arts Initiative, a university-wide initiative aimed to establish GW as the venue of choice for arts and cultural education, research, and performance in DC, is part of the GW High5 challenge

Department of Music Alumni Achieving Great Success in 2013

April 01, 2013

Thomas Richards (’10)

Percussion Professor Joe Connell Featured on Fox 5 in the Morning

January 25, 2013

In preparation for National Symphony Orchestra in Your Neighborhood 2013 percussion professor, JOE CONNELL, appeared on

Department of Music Talent Shines at GW Inaugural Ball

January 22, 2013

Department of Music faculty and students entertained 5,000+ students, alumni, staff, faculty and various VIPs at GW’s Inaugural Ball on January 21, 2013.

GWI Launch

Vocal and Piano Professor Duo Wow Crowds at GW's Global Women's Institute Launch

November 30, 2012

GW Professors MALINEE PERIS (PIANO),  and MILLICENT SCARLETT (voice) performed for the launch event of GW's Global Women's Institute on GW's campus this past Tuesday.

Duke Ellington Master Class

Professors Baker, Conlon and Scarlett Teach Masterclass at Duke Ellington School of the Arts

October 15, 2012

GW Professors ROBERT BAKER (voice), FRANK CONLON (piano) and MILLICENT SCARLETT (voice) conducted a masterclass for 60 high school students at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts this past Tuesda

Department of Music Looks Forward to an Exciting Fall 2012 Season

September 01, 2012

Department of Music CD Release Party
Date & Time: 28 September, 4:00 pm
Location: Philips Hall, B-120

GW Department of Music to Host International Piano Arts Council's International Piano Artists Competition

August 01, 2012

The GW Department of Music will host the Washington International Piano Arts Council (WIPAC) this August 2 – 5, 2012 as they hold

SPI 2012

GW Department of Music Concludes Inaugural Summer Piano Institute

July 25, 2012

Ten students from around the world concluded their two weeks of intense piano study this past Friday, at the GW Department of Music’s inaugural Summer Piano Institute.

Hitting the High Notes

Hitting the High Notes

May 07, 2010

Next weekend, Millicent Scarlett will take the podium in front of the U.S.

Go-go music is the soul of Washington, but it's slipping away

April 11, 2010

It was just another gig at a D.C.

The Sound of Philanthropy

The Sound of Philanthropy

April 08, 2010

From the Budokan in Tokyo, to the Bokamoso Youth Centre in South Africa, and the Metropolitan Opera in New York, GW musicians have performed around the world – but it starts in Foggy Bottom.

Arts scholarship applications rise

Arts Scholarship Applications Rise

March 25, 2010

Application numbers for GW's Presidential Scholars in the Arts program increased significantly this year, jumping about 25 percent since last year.

Note from the Chair

A Note from the Chair

January 01, 2010

It is an honor and a pleasure to chair the music department as it enters its 50th anniversary year.