Category: In the News

NYT features Samora Pinderhughes’s new album

The New York Times writes “In the past few years Pinderhughes, 30, has been breaking out well beyond the Bay Area, and with the release of ‘Grief,’ he’s emerged as one of the most affecting singer-songwriters today, in any genre.”…

Alumna Natalie Hodges’s book Uncommon Measure in NYT

Describing Uncommon Measure, Natalie Hodges’s (AB ’19) collection of essays and memoir, reviewer Alexandra Jacobs writes “[C]ertainly in Hodges’s prose, you can sense a great freeing-up, what in her original discipline is called rubato, a rare ease. In words, as she could not in notes, she seems able to fruitfully process a tough past and…

Lift Ev’ry Voice Weekend reviewed in I CARE IF YOU LISTEN

Students with multicolored scarves stand onstage. In front a woman holds a microphone.

Reviewer Greg Nahabedian attended the April webinar showcasing Eileen Southern’s work as well as the choral concert featuring the Aeolians of Oakwood University as guest performers, writing that the entire weekend was “a reminder that music can be as joyful and celebratory as it is intellectually challenging.” They particularly highlighted the premiere of a piece…

Benjamin Wenzelberg ’21 in Boston Globe

Benjamin Wenzelberg’s senior thesis, NIGHTTOWN — an opera that reimagines two episodes of James Joyce’s Ulysses — was produced in March by Lowell House Opera and featured singers Elijah McCormack and Leo Balkovetz, who spoke with the Boston Globe about their experiences as trans opera singers. The most important thing, [Wenzelberg] said, was to give…