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Harmonia app brings music theory to life

Assistant professor Carlos Carrillo teaches Music Theory and Practice II at Smith Memorial Hall on Monday. A new app could help grade students’ theory work.

January 27, 2015

The National Science Foundation granted $225,000 to Heinrich Taube, a music professor at the University, to continue the development of his computer application for teaching music theory. The application, Harmonia, which is already available for free on iTunes, can automaticly analyze music, grade it, ...

R&B artist SoMo to perform at The Canopy Club

SoMo, or Joseph Somers-Morales, will perform at 9 p.m. at The Canopy Club on Tuesday.

By Alexander Vassiliadis

April 29, 2014

Originally a rhythm and blues cover artist on YouTube, SoMo is now spreading beyond the Internet. SoMo is a R&B and pop singer-songwriter on Republic Records. His videos quickly gained traction, with upward of 4 million views on his most-viewed video — a cover of Drake’s “Take Care.” SoMo’...