Brand New Music

  • A portrait of Richard Chowenhill playing the guitar with his reflection.

    Richard Chowenhill, PhD '20 in Composition and Theory

  • Brand New Music / New Music Brandeis

    Brand New Music is a contemporary music concert series that showcases the work of Brandeis student, faculty, and alumni composers, including current Brandeis composition faculty members Yu-Hui ChangEric ChasalowErin Gee and David Rakowski. 

    It encompasses New Music Brandeis (NMB), which is programmed and managed by current Brandeis graduate student composers and features professional concerts of student works. It also includes the Undergraduate Composers’ Collective (UCC), which exclusively presents new work by undergraduates, performed by students and special guest artists.

    2020-2021 Season Update:
    "Life without music is unthinkable... That is why my contact with music is a total embrace." - Leonard Bernstein

    Whether our concerts are live or pre-recorded, presented in person or in a virtual space, we look forward to sharing our music with you. Here are a few ways that you can enjoy the Brandeis Concert Series from the comfort of your home this season:

    Brandeis Concert Series REMIX on WBRS
    Join us on Sundays at 2 p.m. for encore broadcasts, new performances and world premiere recordings from the Brandeis Concert Series. Tune in at or, if you are between East Boston and Framingham, set your radio dial to 100.1 FM!

    Find the Slosberg Music Center on Facebook & YouTube
    Check out archived video recordings as well as new releases, plus stay tuned for special broadcasts throughout the year...

    Tune in to Zoom for Music at Mandel
    This year, the Brandeis Department of Music and the Mandel Center for the Humanities will present our informal Music at Mandel concerts via Zoom webinar.

    Immerse Yourself in MusicUnitesUS
    This Brandeis program has responded to the challenge of being all-online by inviting world-renowned artists to create new forms of video performance as well as engaging classes and workshops on Zoom.