September 2016, vol. 32, no. 1

James Houghton, the director of Juilliard's Drama Division and founding artistic director of the Signature Theatre, died of stomach cancer on August 2.
For new editions of Joseph Polisi’s book "The Artist as Citizen," he added an emphasis on entrepreneurialism and globalization.
Juilliard alum and commencement speaker Christine Baranski congratulated this year’s graduates on “getting into—and out of—Juilliard.”
Organ in the Cathedral of Merseburg
By
Raymond Nagem
Faculty member Paul Jacobs opens Juilliard's music season on September 14 with a program that includes one of Franz Liszt's finest pieces. More
James Houghton
By
Ira Rosenblum
Head of the Drama Division and Signature Theatre
James Houghton, the director of Juilliard's Drama Division and founding artistic director of the Signature Theatre, died of stomach cancer on August 2.More
Bach's Fourth Partita
By
Parker Ramsay
I’ve recently returned to two works I’ve had with me for 10 years that evoke an obsessive quality while holding different places in my life...More
emmy statuette
By
Jessica Liese
A number of Juilliard alumni have been nominated for 2016 Emmy Awards. More
Joo Eun Lee
By
Susan Jackson
Juilliard alum and commencement speaker Christine Baranski congratulated this year’s graduates on “getting into—and out of—Juilliard.”More
Christine Baranski
The Readiness Is All
“ ‘Aspirational oxygen’ ”—it’s the air we breathe at Juilliard.” Christine Baranski’s commencement address, May 2016: More
Juilliard415 performs
By
Benjamin Sosland
Juilliard415 gave concerts in Berkeley, a Baroque music mecca.More
Brooks Stavridis Polisi
By
Susan Jackson
Juilliard Public Forum: Character, Culture, and Diplomacy
Do the arts really matter in a world of war and terrorism and refugees? More
NJE
By
Joel Sachs
New Music in New York is the theme of this year's MoMA Summergarden concerts; the second N.J.E. one is on July 24.More
Haruka Fujii coaches mallet percussionists
By
Brandon Ilaw
The Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar gives participants a taste of the Juilliard experience.More
Brandon Ilaw
As the school year drew to a close, some students mused on their experiences as artists and students—and on the future.More
Joseph Alessi trombone festival
By
Susan Jackson
Trombonists attempt to break the world's-biggest-ensemble record at a Juilliard-based conference.More
New staff May 2016
A lot of people have joined the Juilliard staff during the course of the 2015-16 school year.More
The Artist As Citizen book cover
By
Joseph W. Polisi
For new editions of Joseph Polisi’s book "The Artist as Citizen," he added an emphasis on entrepreneurialism and globalization.More
Victoria Pollack, Erica Schmidt
By
Shana Komitee
Directors Jonathan Rosenberg and Erica Schmidt on why they wanted to direct their respective Shakespeare rep pieces, and why they didn't.More
Verona Quartet
By
Joshua Simka
“To be a great chamber musician, you have to be a great soloist,” says Jonathan Ong, Verona String Quartet, now in residence at Juilliard.More
Gala program
By
Jessica Epps
Celebrating our collaborative spirit with the words of Shakespeare and the music of Mendelssohn.More
It's pomp-and-circumstance time at Juilliard.More
Commencement
Alum Christine Baranski will address Juilliard grads; other honorees are Leif Ove Andsnes, Wayne Shorter, Cicely Tyson, and Sylvia Waters.More