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Legendary Pianist and Composer Dave Brubeck

Legendary Pianist and Composer Dave Brubeck to Receive Honorary Degree from George Washington University

December 07, 2009

The George Washington University President Steven Knapp announced today the selection of Dave Brubeck as recipient of an honorary degree.

What's the deal with Friday Jazz Jams

November 23, 2009

At the end of the week, the sounds of saxophones, trombones, basses, drums, and piano fill the halls of the music department. But they are not emanating from a class or a performance rehearsal.

Murder, Music and A Flower Shop

Murder, Music and A Flower Shop

October 29, 2009

Death has a way of making people laugh, dance and sing - at least, that's what will be happening in the Department of Theatre and Dance and the Department of Music's joint production of "Little Sho

One of Washington's Busiest Violinists

January 18, 2009

George Steiner, 90, the founder of George Washington University's music department and former conductor of the Alexandria Symphony, died Dec. 29 of renal failure at Frederick Memorial Hospital.