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News & Announcements
The Department of Music fully endorses the Statement of Principles for Teaching in the Time of a Pandemic, which was originally published by the Department of English and Comparative Literature.
Professor Mariusz Kozak delivered a talk titled “Kinesthesis, Affectivity, and Music’s Temporal (Re-/Dis-)Orientations" at the Plenary Session of the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Society for Music Theory.
Columbia alumni Mark Burford (GSAS '05, Historical Musicology) and Maria Sonevytsky (GSAS '11, Ethnomusicology) have won awards at the AMS business meeting on November 8, 2020.
Scott Gleason (GSAS '13) has been elected to Co-Chair the Society for Music Theory's History of Theory Special Interest Group.
The "Current Musicology" editorial board is thrilled to announce that the journal has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals.
Professors Ellie Hisama and Zosha Di Castri have been awarded a Columbia University Faculty Seed Grant to produce “Unsung Stories: Women at Columbia’s Computer Music Center,” as part of the Addressing Racism: A Call to Action for Higher Education initiative.
Jacques-Louis Monod in 2009. Photo taken by user Acdsat, from Wikimedia Commons. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jacques-Louis_Monod.jpg
The Department of Music notes with sadness the passing of renowned pianist, composer, and conductor Jacques-Louis Monod (Toulouse, France, February 25, 2917 - September 21, 2020).
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska has released a new EP Hip-Hopsichord, a 5-movement piece for the harpsichord and electronics, written for Baczewska by the composer/DJ/rapper Gene Pritsker.
Dr. Will Mason (Music Theory, 2019) and his band Happy Place have released their microtonal sophomore album "Tendrils," recorded in Brooklyn two days before lockdown started in March.
Historical Musicology graduate student Velia Ivanova has begun her residence at the John W. Kluge Center in Washington D.C., where she holds the Jon B. Lovelace Fellowship.