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The Music at Pitt Podcast

Pitt's Department of Music

Welcome to The Music at Pitt Podcast. Produced and hosted by Philip Thompson, the podcast features insightful conversation with University of Pittsburgh Department of Music faculty, students, and alumni on any aspect of music you can imagine and probably some you haven't.

Recent Episodes

Deanna Witkowski on Her New Book, Mary Lou Williams: Music for The SoulSeptember 15, 2021 Episode artwork Professor Aaron Johnson on the Film Music of Hugo FriedhoferSeptember 10, 2021 Episode artwork Three Seniors on Their Capstone ProjectsApril 08, 2021 Episode artwork Michael Heller on the Jazz and Culture Geri Allen IssueMarch 11, 2021 Episode artwork Rizky Sasono on Indie Music in Late New Order IndonesiaMarch 05, 2021 Episode artwork Eric Moe Discusses the Music of J.H. Kwabena Nketia and Akin EubaFebruary 04, 2021 Episode artwork Lee Caplan on Jazz and AestheticsJanuary 21, 2021 Episode artwork Pitt Ensemble Directors on Making Music During the PandemicDecember 07, 2020 Episode artwork Nicole Mitchell Previews the 50th Annual Jazz Seminar and ConcertOctober 29, 2020 Episode artwork Phil Lamperski on Sound Design for the Avengers Game and Interactive Computer Music CompositionOctober 23, 2020 Episode artwork Deanna Witkowski on Mary Lou Williams and Sacred JazzOctober 15, 2020 Episode artwork Mariam Shalaby on Qur'anic Recitation Among Pittsburgh Egyptian MuslimsSeptember 18, 2020 Episode artwork A Conversation with Deane Root - Part 2September 11, 2020 Episode artwork A Conversation with Deane Root - Part 1September 04, 2020 Episode artwork James P. Cassaro on the Music Library's Grammy Museum GrantSeptember 01, 2020 Episode artwork Composer Devon Tipp Discusses His Recent WorkMay 15, 2020 Episode artwork Lily Turner on Teaching a Machine to Play Like Mark O'ConnorMay 08, 2020 Episode artwork Larissa Irizarry on Adriana Mater, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Janelle MonáeApril 30, 2020 Episode artwork Award Winning Composer Wang XinyangApril 17, 2020 Episode artwork Emma Lebo Explores New Discipline MusicApril 10, 2020 Episode artwork Charles Lwanga: Ethnomusicologist, Composer, PerformerMarch 17, 2020 Episode artwork