Thank you to everyone who came out to support our inaugural Chamber Music Symposium! Our students, faculty, and members of the B/CS community had a great time enjoying the music of John Mackey, Tony Manfredonia, and the Apollo Chamber Players! Keep an eye open for the second Texas A&M University Chamber Music Symposium early next […]
Congratulations to PERF students Manuel Rodriguez and Alejandro Rodriguez, who were invited to perform for an event at President Young’s home last week. Way to represent the department, Manuel and Alejandro!
Last Wednesday, the MSC Battle of the bands contest was held outside the TAMU Administration Building. Twenty bands submitted audition applications and one of PERF’s small ensembles was selected as one of the 4 bands to compete – Lexi and the Pipitones. At the conclusion of the contest, Lexi and the Pipitones was selected 2nd […]
This semester, Dr. Dox’s PERF 483 – Performance Practicum has explored how performance affects the world and the ways that performance studies applies to many different career tracks. On December 7th at 3:30pm, these students will share their findings in a short presentation in the LAAH Black Box.
The LAAH Unit Government Prison Presents The Importance of Being Earnest As Performed by the Inmates of the Fifth Column Cell Block December 3-5, 8pm LAAH Black Box Devised Performance, a method for creating work that comes from within the ensemble, rather than a script, is a new class being offered in the Department […]
The adjudicators met recently and carefully reviewed 46 submissions. As the inaugural year for this competition, we were especially impressed with the diversity of styles and aesthetics, and felt privileged to be able to view a cross-section of new chamber music being created in the United States. The winner of this year’s composition is Tony Manfredonia’s Fear of Disappointment. Composers receiving honorable mention […]
The Department of Performance Studies is proud to announce that senior Music major Emily Townsend has been accepted to the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society! Why did you choose to double major in Music and Animal Science? The biggest question I get asked is, “why didn’t you just keep music extracurricular, as you know, […]
The Pillowman November 12-14 & 19-21 at 7:30pm November 15 & 22 at 4pm Rudder Forum Tickets The Oliver and Tony Award-winning play follows the story of Katurian, a writer in a totalitarian dictatorship, who is being interrogated about a series of child murders that closely resemble the events in some of his own short […]
Performance Studies faculty members Dr. Kimberly Kattari and Dr. Leonardo Cardoso are working together to reinvent a working group for scholars on campus. The group, now called the Performance & Culture Working Group, is an opportunity for faculty and students from different departments and universities to share their research and innovative ideas in a scholarly […]