Round-Up: UMBC in the News 8/22

One of the things that makes UMBC great is how wonderful our alumni, students, faculty, and staff are. Because of these amazing people, UMBC often finds itself “in the news,” so each week, we’ll be sharing with you a round-up of the most newsworthy achievements from our community.

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Will Redman ’98, VPA, sees music in a whole new way…

From the Baltimore Sun: Photo from the Baltimore Sun

It takes a little time to unroll “Scroll,” a composition by Baltimore composer Will Redman, since it’s on paper that measures 8 feet long, 8 inches wide. It takes even longer to digest.

Although there are four distinct lines of music on the elongated page, indicating at least four players, there’s no specification of instruments.

So how do you perform such a piece? Ask Redman and he’ll just say: “That’s up to you.”

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