Celebrating Jim Olesen
 
Mark Berger joins the Lydian String Quartet
 
Irving Fine Centennial
     
 

Celebrating Jim Olesen

James D. Olesen, director of the Brandeis University Chorus and Chamber Choir, announced his retirement after 42 years of distinguished service at Brandeis.  > more

   

Mark Berger joins the Lydian String Quartet

The Lydian String Quartet and Brandeis University are thrilled to announce that violist Mark Berger has joined the ensemble and the music department faculty. > more

   

Irving Fine Centennial

The life, legacy, and music of Brandeis University Department of Music founder Irving Fine are being commemorated with a special centennial year of events. > more

 
 

About the Department of Music

 
 

The Brandeis Department of Music offers students the opportunity to experience music as both scholarship and a process of creation and performance. We believe in uniting musical excellence with intellectual inquiry. At Brandeis, we help our students to awaken their creative identity within the context of one of the country's most progressive universities.

Founded by preeminent American composer Irving Fine, our department features a distinguished faculty of world-renowned composers, award-winning authors and scholars, instrumentalists, vocalists and conductors. We offer broad-based undergraduate majors and minors that combine the study of history, theory, composition and performance. Our nationally acclaimed graduate programs focus specifically on composition and theory, and musicology.

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