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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s Lorna McGhee To Join Carnegie Mellon School of Music

McGheeLorna McGhee, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra principal flute, will join CMU's School of Music faculty this fall as an artist lecturer. MORE
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

New Gallery, Art Space 616, Features Work by Carnegie Mellon Art Professor Martin Prekop

Prekop ArtThe gallery of contemporary art opens Friday, April 10 with some of Prekop's photography, paintings, sculptures and installations from the past four decades. MORE
Monday, April 6, 2015

CMU’s School of Drama Presents ‘Three Sisters’ by Anton Chekhov

three sistersThe final production of the year in the Philip Chosky Theater will be Anton Chekhov’s classic “Three Sisters,” translated by Paul Schmidt and directed by esteemed guest Pamela Berlin. The play opens April 9 and runs through April 25. MORE
Friday, March 6, 2015

Carnegie Mellon 2015 MFA Thesis Exhibition Opens March 27 at Miller Gallery

MFA Art ImageSix artists will present their final work, which "demonstrates how art can resist conformity, present critical viewpoints and communicate alternative values." MORE
Thursday, March 5, 2015

wats:ON? Festival Features Visual, Sound, Performance and Tactile Arts That Engage the Senses

Jill Watson FestivalThis year's festival title, "POW!" celebrates the creative accomplishments of the late CMU alumna Jill Watson. The festival runs March 19-21 in the College of Fine Arts building. MORE
Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon Announce Judges for First Theatre Education Award

Tony Theatre Ed AwardThe panel of judges — representing the American Theatre Wing, The Broadway League and Carnegie Mellon — will select the award finalists and winner. The award will recognize a K-12 theatre educator in the U.S., who has demonstrated monumental impact on the lives of students and who embodies the highest standards of the profession. MORE
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

CMU’s School of Drama To Welcome Guest Directors Patrick Wilson and Sasha Illiev During 2015-2016 Season

Patrick WilsonWilson (far left)Sasha Illiev will be directing “The Full Monty,” in which he starred on Broadway, and Illiev will direct a devised Commedia dell’Arte piece based on Flaminio Scala’s “The Plague in Venice.” MORE
Friday, February 13, 2015

“The Wiz” Takes Center Stage at CMU’s School of Drama Spring Showcase

The WizAdapted from the beloved classic "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," "The Wiz" opens at 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19 and runs through Feb. 28 in the Philip Chosky Theater. MORE
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Catch a Sneak Preview of Carnegie Mellon’s International Film Festival Feb. 27

Songs from the Forest“Song from the Forest,” a German film about a musicologist from New York City who spends 25 years in the Congo, will be shown at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 27 in McConomy Auditorium. MORE
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Carnegie Mellon Faculty, Student Win Carnegie Science Center Awards

Carnegie Science Center LogoFive faculty members and one doctoral student will be recognized for their outstanding science and technology achievements on May 8. MORE
Thursday, February 5, 2015

Center for the Arts in Society Selects "The Requiem for Rice" as Final Performance Initiative Project

Edda Fields BlackEdda Fields-Black, associate professor of history, will use the project — a modern take on "Verdi's Requiem" — to bring the records, stories and lives of Africans enslaved on low country rice plantations to life. MORE
Thursday, February 5, 2015

CMU Master of Fine Arts Students Present "Gallery 808," a Series of Pop-Up Exhibitions Starting Feb. 12

First- and second-year Master of Fine Arts students will present new work spanning multimedia installations, video, performance, sculpture, and interactive projects at 808 Ivy Street in Shadyside through March 19.  MORE
Thursday, February 5, 2015

PSO Music Director Manfred Honeck To Guest Conduct Carnegie Mellon's Philharmonic & Chorus, Feb. 19

Manfred HoneckVerne LundquistThe concert will feature Honeck's dramatic and unique version of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Requiem Mass, K. 626." Legendary CBS Sports broadcaster Verne Lundquist (left) will complement this monumental work with readings from Mozart's letters to his father and liturgical texts.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Carnegie Mellon's Miller Gallery Opens "From the Edge" Exhibition, Featuring Performance Design Depicting Social and Political Issues

Waiting for Godot"From the Edge" tackles the foremost issues and events during the Bush and Obama administrations, including 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, health care, moral questions brought to the fore by war and fundamentalist beliefs, and issues relating to views on race in society. MORE
Monday, January 12, 2015

Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University Open Nominations for Theatre Education Award

Tony Award BannerNow through March 31, nominations are being accepted online for the inaugural "Excellence in Theatre Education Award." Anyone — from students and school administrators, to friends, neighbors and family — can submit a worthy K-12 teacher for consideration. MORE

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