Music

Members of the UNH orchestra with conductor David Upham during a 2017 performance at the Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Inspired by his love of music, UNH professor emeritus Duane Whittier ’50 has started a fund that will provide scholarships for music majors. Read More

Recent Stories

  • UNH alumnus Richard White (photo courtesy of NHPR)
    - 1958 Music Grad's First Opera To Debut In New York City
    Decades in the making, Richard Alan White’s opera “Hester” takes the stage.  Read More
  • flute player at UNH student composers concert
    - Sounds of Student Composers
    UNH music students debuted original compositions at the 2017 Student Composers’ Concert on April 21. Their works comprised music for voice and woodwinds, including a sonata for... Read More
  • Peter Urquhart, associate professor of music at UNH and UNH's carilloneur
    - Towering Sounds
    When it comes to campus traditions, there are few more familiar than the songs that toll from the Thompson Hall tower every morning at 11. Read More
  • Members of the UNH Wind Symphony
    - A Little Night Music
    Editor's note: After this article was published, the Wind Symphony premiered "Old Ben's Farm" at the Whittemore Center Arena before a full crowd assembled to usher in UNH's 150th... Read More
  • UNH opera program
    - Singing for Their Supper
    The sounds of several operas and musicals drifted from the Paul Creative Arts Center on two enchanted evenings this past weekend. Read More
  • Jared Cassedy - UNH alum
    - Music Man
    Jared Cassedy ’04 is a music teacher in Windham, N.H., but he doesn’t see the 87 high-schoolers in his band as students. He sees them as fellow musicians. “With the right... Read More
  • UNH Professor David Seiler
    - Amplifying the Individual
    Professor of music Dave Seiler plans to continue mentoring young music students. Though recently retired, no one believes he'll bow out of the UNH or Seacoast music scenes any... Read More
  • Drummer at UNH Undergraduate Research Conference event
    - Creativity Exposed
    Dominic Ryder '15 has been analyzing the work of Iannis Xenakis, the late Greek-French composer. He presented his research findings on Thursday at Naked Arts: Creativity Exposed,... Read More
  • Students in New Orleans
    - Big Lessons of the Big Easy
    When a group of UNH students finally heard the music on the street corners of New Orleans; when they took a ride with a friendly carriage driver who rode around with his pet snake... Read More
  • UNH alumnus Jared Cassedy (right) poses with country singer Hunter Hayes while in Los Angeles to accept the 2015 Music Educator of the Year award from the Grammy Foundation.
    - Hitting a High Note
    Jared Cassedy '04 is a high school music teacher in Windham, N.H. But he doesn't see the 87 high-schoolers in his band as students. He sees them as fellow musicians. "With the... Read More