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OU singers serenade overseas

June 18, 2019

By Breanna Mitchell / The Norman Transcript

Thirty-eight University of Oklahoma School of Music students, faculty and alumni waved 'goodbye' to Norman and said 'cześć' to Poland. The Zielinksi Singers, led by OU choral director Richard Zielinski, arrived in Poland May 20 then performed eight concerts in 13 days..."Europeans and people from other countries are watching us, and they're wondering what's going on in our country, and they're not sure they understand all of it," Zielinski said. "But when we sing pieces of music in Polish, or we sing American folk songs, they just embrace it."...  [ Read More ]

SEAMUS Member News

January 1, 2019

By Editor / SeamusOnline.org

[...] On September 14, Ravello Records released Mind and Machine Vol. 2, an electro-acoustic compilation featuring seven composers. Works by SEAMUS members include Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz’s Les Crapauds de la Fontaine (The Toads from the Fountain), Joshua Tomlinson’s Convergences, Lou Bunk’s Cut featuring Keith Kirchoff, Julius Bucsis’s Some Writings of Spring, and Joshua Harris’s A Tiny Fleck of Blue Crying Light Into the Void...  [ Read More ]

THE INSIDE STORY: Josh Tomlinson and MIND & MACHINE VOL. 2

September 10, 2018

Interview by Parma Recordings News

Who were your first favorite artists growing up?
The first kind of music that captivated me growing up was punk, which I discovered through the group Green Day when I first heard their song Basket Case on the radio. I was 8. The sound was exciting and held my attention for more than a decade with groups like Bad Religion, Dead Kennedys, Misfits, The Ramones... 
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2018 Puterbaugh Festival: Video of the “Sand” Ballet

March 2018

Festival Staff / World Literature Today

One of the highlights of the 2018 festival was the world premiere of a ballet based on Jenny Erpenbeck’s short story “Sand,” featuring choreography by Boyko Dossev, original music composed by Joshua Tomlinson, and violin soloist Erika Burns. The performance was made possible by a Norman Campus Research Council Faculty Investment Program grant from OU’s Vice President for Research, with additional support from the OU School of Dance, directed by Michael Bearden, and the OU School of Music, directed by Dr. Roland Barrett...  [ Read More ]

In the News

Composition Competition: ECU music students write new opening theme for Public Radio East show

June 23,2014

By Kathryn Kennedy / ECU News Services

What does eastern North Carolina sound like?

Three East Carolina University School of Music students attempted to answer that question this spring, and the region’s residents now have the chance to decide who did the best job... [ Read More ]

Winner of the Down East Journal Theme Announced

July 11,2014

By Jared Brumbaugh / Public Radio East

The Down East Journal has a new theme song composed by ECU grad Joshua Tomlinson.  He recently finished up his masters degree in music theory and composition.  Now he's enjoying his summer break and preparing to start a doctoral program at the University of Oklahoma.  We caught up with Tomlinson this week to tell him the good news...  [ Read More ]