Music occupies a significant role in the young movement, which was founded only three years ago, and acts as a unifying force for its members.
Studies have shown that listening to classical music spurs the brain to release dopamine, putting the listener into a heightened emotional state, and thus able to better absorb information. So, why sacrifice getting into the spirit of October when you can “feed two birds with one scone” and do so while you study? Here’s a playlist of some of the spookiest classical tunes to help you get started.
On October 5, the Tufts Department of Music invited the genre-busting violin-viola duo “andPlay” to perform a live-streamed concert of contemporary string works by four female composers.
The Handel and Haydn Society (H+H), Boston’s premier historically informed performing ensemble, has been forced to reinvent their season of live concerts in accordance with new public health guidelines.
Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies Through careful planning alongside university administrators, department faculty and student leaders, the Tufts Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies has based its fall 2020 policies largely off those recommended by national theater and dance organizations. Heather Nathans, the department chair of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies and the Alice […]
Graduating senior Matt Podniesinski is the epitome of a student of arts and sciences. As a double major in biology and biochemistry, Podniesinski certainly has a demonstrated passion for the sciences; but with his heavy involvement in Tufts Music, his musical passions and talents cannot be overlooked. Since his first year at Tufts, Podniesinski has […]
Prolific composer and Tufts Professor of the Practice of Music Kareem Roustom will have his “String Quartet No. 1, ‘Shades of Night’” (2018) performed in its Boston premiere by the Amernet String Quartet tonight in the Granoff Music Center. Roustom’s nine-movement work follows the changes in the night sky on a journey from dusk to […]