Music

Violin

Yen Yu grew up in China and studied violin with her father at an early age. She entered Wu Han Conservatory of Music at age 14 under the tutelage of Xin-Min Zhou.

Program celebrates jazz legend Charles Mingus, connects students with master musicians

Jazz legend Charles Mingus died of complications from ALS in 1979, at age 56.

But thanks to the tenacity of his widow, Sue Mingus, it seems as if the endlessly innovative bassist, composer, band leader, and political activist never left the stage.

Coordinator of Brass

Trombone

Rutgers Percussion Ensemble fuses music and visual art by working from a graphic score

Greg Riss admits it: He was nervous.

And why not? The percussionist had been trained his entire life to take direction from an agreed-upon language of notes and markings running horizontally from left to right across a five-line staff. 

Raising his voice: Vocal student convinces sports-radio jocks that opera and sports can mix

Stephen Saharic had something to prove.

The Mason Gross vocal performance major was steamed: Not only was he stuck in epic morning traffic on Route 78, inching his way to a day of classes in New Brunswick, but he was listening to his favorite drive-time sports-radio personalities dis one of his first loves: opera.

Recital and master class with organist Kimberly Marshall, November 16-17

Mason Gross Presents welcomes concert organist Kimberly Marshall to Rutgers for a recital and master class, both free and open to the public.

Coordinator of Chamber Music, Violin