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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Student Organizations Host Programs for Black History Month

February 25, 2015 - Throughout the month of February, in honor of Black History Month, several Rensselaer Union student organizations have been offering a host of programs for members of the campus and local community

Celestial Songs, Earthly Dances … and Some Fireworks -- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Invites Community to Annual Holiday Concert

December 5, 2014 - The Institute will host it's annual holiday concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 14. "Celestial Songs, Earthly Dances … and Some Fireworks” will be held at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer.

Mary Simoni Named Semi-Finalist for American Prize in Chamber Music Composition

October 30, 2014 - Mary Simoni has been named a semi-finalist for the prestigious American Prize in Chamber Music for her composition Piano Trio scored for violin, cello, and piano with electronics.

Bach And Beyond: Arts Professor Michael Century To Perform At EMPAC Nov. 6

October 20, 2014 - Michael Century will perform a solo concert at EMPAC showcasing his musical versatility with a repertoire combining classical and experimental pieces, and piano and accordion performances.  

Meet Her at the Fair: Rensselaer Professor Edits Anthology of World’s Fair Scholarship

September 25, 2014 - Rebecca Rouse, an assistant professor of communication and media in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) has co-edited a new collection of essays on World's Fairs, Meet Me At The Fair: A World’s Fair Reader.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to Host International Symposium on Adaptive Technology for Music and Art

June 27, 2014 - The International Symposium on Assistive Technology for Music and Art (ISATMA) is devoted to technologies that provide artists across physical abilities access to creative tools.

Conference To Explore the Art and Science of Listening With International Experts

June 25, 2014 - Artists, scientists, educators, and researchers will gather at EMPAC this July to share ideas on the art and science behind the practice of deep listening at the second annual international Deep Listening Conference.

Center For Deep Listening Opens In Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

June 9, 2014 - The new Center for Deep Listening will spread Pauline Oliveros’ teachings about the practice of deep listening through events including workshops, conferences, lectures, retreats, and webinars.

Rensselaer Concert Choir to Perform in Historic Downtown Troy Church

April 28, 2014 - The Rensselaer Concert Choir will give their final performance of the 2013-14 academic year on Sunday, May 4, at St. Paul’s Church, 58 Third St. in Troy.

Rensselaer Orchestra, The Saint Rose Symphony Orchestra To Unite for Spring Concert

April 21, 2014 - The Rensselaer Orchestra will join forces with The Saint Rose Symphony Orchestra for a special spring concert performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at EMPAC. 


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