News Archive

DCist Covers MUS 1104: D.C. in the History of Punk Music

September 26, 2014

“[M}usic can relate to other disciplines, whether it’s culture or history or politics,” explains Professor Eugene Montage in the DCist article by Toni Kerr, “Out of Step: How A GWU Professor Is School Students in D.C. Punk History.” This past summer was the first year the Department of Music taught MUS 1104: D.C. in the History of Punk Music.

Prof. Montague at Confrence

Prof. Montague Presents Research in Belgium

September 22, 2014

Eugene Montague was the co-convener for a special session on Musical Agency in Performance at the eighth European Musical Analysis Conference at the Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven, Belgium. Seven presenters and a respondent, representing four different countries, presented at the day-long session, which included Montague's paper "Towards a Phenomenology of Agency in Performance."

GW Chamber Choir

Chamber Choir and Troubadours Take Part in GW Remembers 9/11 Ceremony

September 12, 2014

The GW Chamber Choir and Troubadours took part in GW’s remembrance ceremony to honor those lost during 9/11, including nine GW alumni. The evening following the September 11, 2011 attacks more than 3,000 people gathered in the University Yard to honor the victims. This tradition has continued every year in the 13 years since the national tragedy.

Samuel Lee

Fall Performance Calendar Announced

September 10, 2014

The Department of Music is excited to announce its Fall Performance Calendar.

Looking for Piano Players to Join Research Study

September 09, 2014

Prof. Montuge is looking for students to join his research study, “Agency in Piano Performance.” The study investigates the phenomenology of performance through surveying practicing musicians of all abilities. Taking part means: