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CSUSM music professor inducted into Steinway & Sons Music Teacher Hall of Fame

A Cal State San Marcos music professor has been inducted into the Steinway & Sons Music Teacher Hall of Fame.Dr. Ching-Ming Cheng was among 67 teachers from across the United States and Canada who were honored this fall by piano company Steinway & Sons. Cheng was nominated by Steinway Piano Gallery of San Diego, located in Miramar."To be inducted into the Steinway Teachers Hall of Fame, seeing my name and […]

todayNovember 2, 2023 5


What makes scary music sound spooky? Professor explains

Professor explains what makes music sound spooky Johann Sebastian Bach's organ music masterpiece Toccata and Fugue in D Minor is one of, if not the most notorious spooky song. It has been utilized in several films to create that instant sense of foreboding. Megan Sarno, an assistant professor of musicology at UT Arlington, joined Good Day to talk about what makes Bach's composition so notoriously spooky. DALLAS - Johann Sebastian […]

todayOctober 31, 2023 7


Academics at Britain’s top universities are accused of legitimising Hamas attacks as Birkbeck University of London professor claims gunning down of Israelis at music festival was ‘consequence’ for ‘partying on stolen land’

Academics at some of Britain’s top universities have been accused of legitimising Hamas' attacks on Israel that have so far killed an estimately 1,000 people.Professor Dr Ashok Kumar at Birkbeck University of London and Dr Mahvish Ahmad, an assistant professor at the London School of Economics (LSE) appeared to express justification for the attacks in posts that were condemned on social media.Professor Dr Kumar claimed the gunning down of innocent […]

todayOctober 10, 2023 4


Music Professor Awarded Third Place in National Competition

Joslyn Michelle Photography Katey J. Halbert, horn Katey J. Halbert, a visiting assitant professor of music, was awarded third place in the American Prize National Competition for the Performing Arts in the category of Professional Soloist-Brass Division. Her submitted work for the competition, Borealis: An Essay in Three Movements for Horn and Piano, was a commissioned work composed by Catherine McMichael in 2018. The work was […]

todaySeptember 25, 2023 2


UH Mānoa professor honored by International Council for Traditional Music and Dance

Ricardo Trimillos The International Council for Traditional Music and Dance has awarded a lifetime membership to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Ricardo Trimillos for his years of advocacy, service and academic contributions. Trimillos is a professor emeritus in ethnomusicology and Asian studies at UH Mānoa. His career has been dedicated to helping build the ethnomusicology program in tandem with his former professor and mentor, Barbara Bernard Smith, the founder […]

todayAugust 2, 2023 1

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