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Bienen sophomores to release first jazz album at end of month

Jennifer Hepp, Reporter

May 24, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music, Students

Bienen sophomores Louis Danowsky and Sam Wolsk first met at a high school all-state jazz festival during their junior of high school. Three years later, they are about to release their first big band album, “Coalescence.” ...

McCormick freshman featured in metal band’s music videos

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

May 3, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music

A&E Damon D’Amico Jr. didn’t expect to be offered the role of Kevin, a victim of bullying, in a Boston-based metal band’s music video. After coming across the McCormick freshman’s professional profile online, t...

More than 200 Bienen students sign petition to diversify music curriculum

Madeleine Fernando, Assistant A&E Editor

April 12, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music, Students, The Monthly

Steven Banks, a second-year graduate student in the Bienen School of Music, recalls playing just two pieces by black composers in his life. One of the pieces was written by his best friend and member of his chamber ensemble, and...