Experimental Music in Practice: Perspectives from Latin America

Richard H. Shindell Choral Hall (Mortensen Hall) on Douglass Campus

85 George Street , New Brunswick, NJ

Organized by Eduardo Herrera, Mason Gross School of the Arts, and Camilla Stevens, School of Arts and Sciences.

Bass Trombone

George Curran has been the bass trombonist of the New York Philharmonic since 2013. Previously, he was a member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for six years and was a fellow with the New World Symphony. He has also performed with Gerard Schwarz's All-Star Orchestra and the major orchestras of Cincinnati, Detroit, Colorado, North Carolina, and Alabama.

Drumming up ‘Food for the Soul’: Student percussionists perform at homeless shelter

When Rutgers Percussion Ensemble director Joe Tompkins brought his students to perform at the Ozanam Family Shelter in Edison, New Jersey, little did he know he would spend that December afternoon juggling a pair of sticky toddlers.

2015 Zeltsman Marimba Festival to feature 10 public concerts, June 28 through July 11

Zeltsman Marimba Festival 2015 at Rutgers University, co-sponsored by Mason Gross School of the Arts, is set for June 28 through July 11, 2015, in New Brunswick, NJ. The festival will feature a wide variety of concerts open to the public.

Rutgers band program celebrates 100 years

By Lisa Intrabartola

Long before bands roused stadium crowds to their feet at football games, they rallied their brothers-in-arms on battlefields and blared messages from castle tops.

Glee Club set to preview European tour May 2 on campus

The Rutgers University Glee Club is going global, performing music in a variety of languages in its spring concert, set for Saturday, May 2, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., at Nicholas Music Center.

SPARKED: Steven Kemper, Professor of Music Technology

Mason Gross School artists discuss the elements that fuel their work


Many of my projects are collaborations with composers, performers, dancers, artists, and technologists. The highlights of collaborative projects are the creative results that emerge, reflecting each contributor’s unique voice.