A Passion for Music: Fenwick Scholar Matthew Pinder ’20
With an opportunity to spend the academic year composing, this year's Fenwick Scholar gives the timeless narrative of the Passion a fresh take
If you had told him when he was a first-year student that he would be spending his senior year at Holy Cross composing music, Matthew Pinder....
Academic Conference Goes Virtual in Response to Pandemic
A longtime staple of the Holy Cross experience, the forum for students to present research and independent work found success in leveraging technology
As faculty members across the College worked to transition their courses to a distance-learning format this semester, one of the many logistical....
Highlights From the Silkroad Ensemble Residency at Holy Cross
Visiting campus regularly in the last three years, the Grammy Award-winning ensemble has made a significant impact.
Throughout their multi-year residency hosted by Arts Transcending Borders at the College of the Holy Cross, Silkroad Ensemble has engaged the....
NPR’s ‘Here & Now’ Gets Inside Look at Osvaldo Golijov’s New Work ‘Falling Out of Time’
National Public Radio
The premiere of renowned Argentinean-born composer and Loyola Professor of Music Osvaldo Golijov‘s new song cycle “Falling Out of....
Photos: Renowned Holy Cross Composer Holds World Premiere of “Falling Out of Time” on Campus
Grammy Award winners Osvaldo Golijov and Silkroad Ensemble teamed up to showcase the long-anticipated song cycle
A few years ago, Osvaldo Golijov, Loyola Professor of Music in the music department, read David Grossman’s novel about the grief of losing a child,....
The Arts in Practice: Grammy-Award Winning Silkroad Ensemble Joins Holy Cross Students to Teach in Worcester High School
The student and Silkroad-led workshops engaged Burncoat High School's fine arts magnet students in cross-disciplinary thinking and practice
Listening to an improvised musical piece by a Grammy Award-winning musician on a variety of percussion instruments might not seem like a typical....
Professor’s New Work Examines the Universal Exile of Grief
Grammy Award-winning composer Osvaldo Golijov's newest piece, 'Falling Out of Time,' will be performed by the Silkroad Ensemble at the end of October
There are words in the English language for those who lose a parent, a husband, a wife. But when it comes to articulating the loss of a child,....
Eight Holy Cross Faculty Members Promoted to Rank of Professor
The newly promoted faculty members answer questions about their scholarship and more — from insect diversity to Mozart.
They’ve spent years teaching at College of the Holy Cross and advancing research in their respective fields. Now, eight faculty members have....
Videos: Holy Cross Students Tap Intellectual Curiosity Through Wide-Ranging Summer Research Projects
Over 100 projects range from splicing proteins in a chemistry lab to developing the perfect strategy to win the game of Risk
This summer, more than 100 College of the Holy Cross students took a deep dive into cutting-edge research through the College’s Weiss Summer....
Retiring Faculty Members Leave Rich Legacy on Students, College
For more than four decades, these seven professors have shaped Holy Cross and their fields
After decades of shaping students and the College, the following faculty members announced their retirement from Holy Cross this spring: Isabel....
World Premiere of Osvaldo Golijov’s ‘Falling Out of Time’ on Oct. 31 at College of the Holy Cross
The College of the Holy Cross will present the world premiere performance of “Falling Out of Time,” a new piece by renowned....
At Holy Cross, Professors Become Mentors
Through interactions both in and out of the classroom, Holy Cross students are surrounded by faculty members invested in their success
With small class sizes and faculty members committed to their success, Holy Cross students develop close bonds with professors, both in and out of....
New Course Explores Storied, Unexpected Relationship Between the Jesuits and Music
Students studied the misunderstood relationship and showcased their research in a culminating, full-length concert
What do Freddie Mercury and Chance the Rapper have in common? They’ve both created music that nods to their Jesuit ties. And they’re both....
No Matter the Path, Holy Cross Students Thrive
Students find endless ways to combine their academic passions with hands-on experience
College can often feel like a linear journey — take a few classes, decide on a major, join a club or two, fulfill your requirements and graduate in....
Video: Holy Cross Students Find Success After Graduation
Data and anecdotes from recent alumni showcase the breadth of opportunities available to graduates
What doors does a degree from Holy Cross open? If you’re a recent grad, you just might be changing the world by teaching music to refugee....
Ten Faculty Members Receive Tenure in 2019
The faculty members represent 10 different academic departments
From researching fruit flies to reimagining the first commercially successful color film, College of the Holy Cross faculty members are making....
The New York Times Cites Holy Cross Professor Osvaldo Golijov’s New Project
Golijov to compose piece for soprano Nora Fischer and Silkroad Ensemble
World-renowned composer Osvaldo Golijov, Loyola professor of music at the College of the Holy Cross, is working on a project for soprano Nora....
Hitting the Right Notes: Nate Chung ’18 Segues from the U.S. Senate to Pop Musician to Consultant
Graduating senior works with Toby Mountain to produce EP
A typical resume from a soon-to-graduate political science major might include a well-connected internship or two. And indeed Nate Chung’s....
Silkroad Ensemble Residency at Holy Cross Featured in the Telegram & Gazette
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Silkroad Ensemble’s three-year residency at the College of the Holy Cross was recently featured in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette, which....
Blog: Chinese Native Xu ’19 Looking Forward to Senior Year on The Hill
NAME Zhiran (Karen) Xu ’19 HOMETOWN Shenzhen, China AREAS OF STUDY Computer science and music double major WHAT SHE’S MOST LOOKING FORWARD....