The Northeastern community gathered Tuesday night at the Fenway Center to remember—through poems and music—the nine victims of last week’s Charleston church shooting.
The sonic inspiration behind five bands from Green Line Records, Northeastern’s student-run record label.
Victoria Suha, E’17, founded Northeastern’s student chapter of the Acoustical Society of America in her first year at Northeastern. Her dream job is to design symphony halls.
Ronald Smith, an associate professor of music technology and composition, has composed more than 30 pieces of music since the beginning of his professional career in the mid-1980s. You may be surprised to discover the sources of his inspiration.
Angelou died Wednesday at the age of 86. The iconic poet and civil rights activist visited campus numerous times over the years, including as commencement speaker, offering words of encouragement and wisdom.
“You may think I’m insane and you’re right,” said Alessandra Ciucci, an ethnomusicologist and a full-time lecturer in the Department of Music, when she suggested we listen to the sounds of countries […]
Elie Lamazerolles, AMD’15, recently completed a co-op with Island Def Jam Music Group—a job that appealed to him because of his musical roots as a disc jockey in Europe.
Hochiang Wang performed for eight years in the Marine Corps music program. Now at Northeastern, he’s working to help increase veterans awareness on campus.
Thanks to experiential learning and determination, Northeastern alumna Jasmine Hagans is living her dream as curator of lectures, courses, and concerts at the Museum of Fine Arts, where she’s building its concert profile.
Hip-hop in American culture and its connections with Barack Obama’s presidency set the stage for a thought-provoking panel discussion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop culture, and politics.
The KahBang Music Festival, founded by Northeastern alumnus Tim Lo and held annually in Bangor, Maine, emphasizes the importance of discovery by focusing on ‘what’s next’ rather than ‘what’s now’ in music, art, and film.
Four Northeastern alumni have embarked on a three-month road trip through Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin with the goal of capturing the essence of each city’s unique music scene.
Northeastern’s student-run record label, which provides management, recording, and other support to musicians, signed five new artists earlier this month.
Music industry major Caitlyn Dougher drew thousands of concertgoers to an annual music festival in Reykjavik, Iceland, through a five-month social media campaign.
Northeastern’s Office of Housing and Residential Life pairs first-year roommates based in part on taste in music.
Six students studying music technology wrote pieces of music last semester that were performed and recorded by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project on Friday at the Fenway Center.
A low-cost, high-quality turntable developed by a Northeastern graduate with the financial support of IDEA has raised more than $100,000 on the crowdsourcing website Kickstarter.
Four students and alumni received Entrepreneurial Spirit Awards from the College of Arts, Media, and Design for channeling their creativity and leadership skills through film, theater, music, and architecture.
Northeastern’s a cappella group performed five songs in the invitation-only competition, including “Cold War” by Janelle Monae and “As Long As You Love Me” by Justin Bieber.
The Nor’easters, an a cappella group founded in 1998, released its first professionally produced album this fall and has begun work on another.
Music professor Dennis Miller has embraced digital media, using animation to visually communicate themes and concepts.
The evolution of technology has changed the way we listen to our favorite songs, according to Patrik Wikström, a newly appointed associate professor of music.
I know it looks like I’ve been slacking off lately. And from the perspective of the blogosphere, I suppose that might be accurate. But it’s been a busy couple of […]
Anthony De Ritis, chair of Northeastern’s music department, has released a new CD, “Devolution,” that mixes classical music with live DJ performance.
Music industry major Courtnie Bennett won a campus competition to sing the national anthem at Fenway Park during Northeastern’s Senior Week.
Delivering the annual Robert D. Klein Lecture, English professor Carla Kaplan discussed the complicated story of white women who passed for black in the 1920s.
Whether or not you’re a fan of pop star Katy Perry, her skyrocketing success cannot be denied. She won Video of the Year at the MTV Video Music Awards this weekend, and recently became the first female artist in the Billboard Hot 100 history to have five singles from one album reach No. 1 — joining only Michael Jackson in achieving this feat. We asked music industry expert David Herlihy, associate academic specialist in the College of Arts, Media and Design, to examine how the music industry has changed since Jackson’s reign.
Northeastern music department chair Anthony De Ritis is in Beijing on a Fulbright grant, creating an online resource on traditional Chinese instruments.
Student’s paper, recently published in a musicology journal, examines hip-hop as a means for easing social conflict in the Mideast
Music professor brings together music from Arab and Israeli cultures and conducts two choral groups in “Middle East Harmonies.”