Department Highlights

Composer John McDonald releases a new album titled At All Device, featuring solo pianist David Holzman
April 2020
At All Device, comprising of works for solo piano by Tufts professor John McDonald, reflects two-decades' musical collaboration and friendship between the composer and pianist David Holzman.

Faculty Donald Berman featured in Grammy-nominated album, The Edge of Silence: Works for Voice by György Kurtág
November 2019
Pianist and professor Donald Berman (Lecturer, Director of New Music Ensemble) contributes to the critically-acclaimed album, The Edge of Silence.

Anna Kijas is named as the new Head of Lilly Music Library at Granoff
September 2019
Newly-inducted Head of Lilly Music Library Anna Kijas is a published author, digital humanities researcher concentrating in historical music research, and Tufts alumna.

Faculty Joel LaRue Smith wins a 2019 LAB grant from Boston Foundation
March 2019
This grant will be used to present an Afro Caribbean performance of Smith's original music from his album "Pasajes" (Passages).