Alumni News

Hip Hop Research and Teaching in Music Department Featured in Columbia Spectator

The Cold Crush Brothers performing at an anti-apartheid protest at Columbia.

Kevin Holt (GSAS '18), Katie Radishofski, and Professor Ellie Hisama are profiled in part two of Nigel Telman's two-part article in Columbia Spectator about Columbia's relationship with hip-hop.

Columbia Affiliates Represented in NY Times "25 Best Classical Music Tracks of 2020"

Album covers of "Breaking News" by George Lewis, Oxana Omelchuk, and Studio Dan; "Something to Hunt" by Ash Fure; and "Drift Multiply" by Tristan Perich

Album covers of "Breaking News" by George Lewis, Oxana Omelchuk, and Studio Dan; "Something to Hunt" by Ash Fure; and "Drift Multiply" by Tristan Perich

Three Columbia affiliates were represented in the New York Times yesterday in the Times's roundup of the "25 Best Classical Music Tracks of 2020": George Lewis, Ash Fure, and Tristan Perich.

Professor Peter Susser Publishes Digital Guidebook on Improvisation Leadership in Ear Training Classrooms

Peter M. Susser, Senior Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Musicianship, has published a digital guidebook in partnership with the Center for Teaching and Learning entitled, “Eureka: A Digital Guidebook for Improvisation Leadership in the Ear Training Classroom.”

Professors Ellie Hisama and Zosha Di Castri Awarded Columbia University Faculty Seed Grant

Professors Ellie Hisama and Zosha Di Castri

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.

New Summer Course: Women, Power, and Popular Music

Women, Power, and Popular Music is a new summer course being offered by Professor Ellie Hisama through the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality and crosslisted in Music. Through the new Alumni Summer program, alumni/ae are permitted to register for summer session courses as auditors for a reduced fee.

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