Music Theory Pedagogy into Practice Conference
Game Design for the Music Theory Classroom, a poster presentation by Douglas Buchanan and Dr. Patricia Burt of the University of Delaware, was presented at the Pedagogy into Practice conference, sponsored by Music Theory Pedagogy Online, at UC Santa Barbara.
Buchanan Leads First American Ensemble to Perform Missa Maria concertata
On May 3, Buchanan conducted a joint concert with the Washington Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble and the Choir of St. David’s, featuring music of 17th-century Vienna. The performance included the Missa Maria concertata, a rarely-heard masterwork of Christoph Strauss.WATCH THE PERFORMANCE
Scots and Waters to be Released on Starkland Recording
Buchanan’s Scots and Waters will appear alongside works of Natalie Draper, James Young, and Cecilia Livingston on O Sea-Starved, Hungry Sea, a recording project by Danielle Buonaiuto, soprano, and John Wilson, piano.
Buchanan Conducts Schütz’s Die Sieben Worte Jesu Christi am Kreuz
The Washington Cornett and Sackbutt Ensemble joined the Choir of St. David’s under the direction of Douglas Buchanan in Music for Good Friday on April 19, 2019, featuring Heinrich Schütz’s passion narrative Die Sieben Worte Jesu Christi am Kreuz.WATCH THE PERFORMANCE
Bessie and Ma Premeires in Connecticut
On March 28 and 31, 2019, Bessie and Ma, with music by Douglas Buchanan and libretto by Caitlin Vincent, premiered at the University of Connecticut. The performance was the culmination of their Sackler Prize commission, a $25,000 commissioning prize awarded in 2017.WATCH THE FULL OPERA
The Baltimore Bach Marathon Featured in The Baltimore Sun
The 43rd Annual Baltimore Bach Marathon received special mention by The Baltimore Sun in a feature article by Elizabeth Nonemaker. Buchanan has directed the marathon since 2014.WATCH THE CHOIR OF ST DAVID’S