Heather Dudenbostel appointed Assistant Professor of Voice and Dramatic Arts

The Western Washington University Department of Music is proud to announce the appointment of Heather Dudenbostel to the position of Assistant Professor of Voice and Dramatic Arts. Dudenbostel, currently the interim Opera Director and instructor of voice and acting, will begin her full-time, tenure-track position in September 2022. The new position in Voice and Dramatic Arts will include teaching responsibilities in both the Department of Music and the Department of Theatre & Dance. We look forward to many years of successful collaborations in the future.

Get on the band wagon!

Do you play a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument?

It’s not too late to become a member of the WWU Symphonic Band!

All you need to do is register for Symphonic Band (2 credits) - No audition required!

MUS 272 CRN 40661 TR 04:00-05:50 pm

History of Hip Hop online this summer

Gain Humanities GUR credits this Summer with our History of Hip-Hop course Music 106 CRN 22679 (3 Credits HUM GUR). This online course executes a survey of Hip-Hop through the study of the major works of Hip-Hop Music's most influential artists. The course will cover the history, culture and influence of the art form; from the beginning as a Black inner-city youth movement of the early 1970's to a major popular culture center in the early 21st century.

Inside the Notes classical music podcast interview with oboist Andrew Parker

Western clarinet instructor and member of professional woodwind quintet Fifth Inversion Erika Block hosts a regular classical music podcast called "Inside the Notes."

In the February 22, 2021 episode, Erika interviews Dr. Andrew Parker, assistant professor of oboe at the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas Austin. Andrew recently hosted a virtual masterclass for Western music students.

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