UMBC’s Livewire new music festival celebrates its 10th anniversary

On October 24 – 27, UMBC’s department of music celebrates the tenth anniversary of its fall Livewire festival, an annual event that explores the classical music of our time through concerts, lecture-recitals, paper presentations, multi-media installations, and conversation.

Inaugural Maryland Arts Summit convenes at UMBC

On June 6–8, UMBC hosted the inaugural Maryland Arts Summit. During the three-day event, five hundred artists, educators, advocates, and arts administrators from across the state convened for workshops, award programs, networking sessions, performances, and more.

Gift of two historic violins provides opportunities for music students

This spring, the Department of Music welcomes new members to the UMBC community: two violins and a violin bow, contributed to the department by Joel Liebman, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and his life partner Kathleen F. (Kay) Edwards, professor in the doctor of management program, University of Maryland University College.

UMBC hosts Festival Baltimore in Linehan Concert Hall, June 16–23

From June 16 to 23, UMBC’s Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall will host an ambitious new annual event, Festival Baltimore, featuring performances of major classical chamber music works by Beethoven, Brahms, Liszt, Shostakovich, Paul Creston and George Walker.

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