Music for the Masses

Michael O. Garvey | September 16, 2014

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Peter Smith, professor and chair of music at the University of Notre Dame, wryly confesses a suspicion that the University’s Department of Music might be “a bit too well-kept a secret.” He notes with satisfaction, even pride, that the students who come here to study music learn very quickly of the department’s excellence both in performance and in musical theory and scholarship, and he would like to see that excellence even better known.

Next month, Smith and two of his Notre Dame colleagues are going to do something about that. Smith, violin professor Tricia Park, and piano professor John Blacklow will tour three major cities in Asia, performing and teaching music and inviting Asian high school students and their families to think about studying music at Notre Dame.

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