In response to the disruptions wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department of Music has elected to pause admissions for its doctoral programs for Fall 2021. Please click on the link for further information.
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.
At 8 pm on Thursday, September 10th, ISSUE will stream a 360 degree video presentation of electronic music pioneer Laurie Spiegel’s piece "A Harmonic Algorithm 2011" coordinated in collaboration with composer and artist Seth Cluett.
Kevin Fellezs has published an article titled "From the Island of Berkeley: Hawaiian Belonging in California" in "California Dreaming: Movement and Place in the Asian American Imaginary."
Internationally acclaimed organist and recording artist Gail Archer has announced the release of her ninth album: Chernivtsi: Contemporary Ukrainian Organ Music (Meyer Media).
On Wednesday, August 19, 7-9:30 pm, Marilyn McCoy, Adjunct Assistant Professor, joins radio producer Aaron Cohen and host Naomi Lewin for an online class at the 92nd Street Y, "The World of Gustav Mahler," exploring the composer's symphonies.
Marilyn McCoy, Adjunct Assistant Professor, joins radio producer Aaron Cohen and host Naomi Lewin for an online class at the 92nd Street Y, "The World of Gustav Mahler," exploring the composer's symphonies.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Russell O'Rourke, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation in Music History titled "Representation, Emotion, and the Madrigal in Sixteenth-Century Italy" on August 12, 2020.
The Department of Music is pleased to announce that Ruth Opara and Suzanne Thorpe have been selected as two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellows.
Professors Ellie Hisama and Zosha Di Castri have been awarded one of two 2020 Public Outreach Grants from Columbia's Center for Science and Society.
Composition graduate students Katherine Balch and William Dougherty have been selected as winners of the American Academy in Rome's 2020-21 Rome Prize.
Dr. Anne Levitsky has been appointed as a Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities at Dixie State University in Saint George, Utah.
Qingfan Jiang was awarded an Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Fellowship for her dissertation, “Toward a Global Enlightenment: Music, Missionaries, and the Construction of a Universal History in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century China and Europe.”
Professor Zosha Di Castri joins Aspen Music Festival's 2020 Virtual Festival in a roundtable discussion focused on the history and currency of the realities facing women composers today.
Jessie Cox's article on Marshall Allen, the masterful saxophonist and collaborator with Sun Ra, has been published in the new Sound American issue.
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska will be featured on "Live from Music Mountain" on Sunday, July 12 at 3 PM EDT.
Dr. Mark Saccomano has accepted a research position on a three-year digital musicology project at the University of Paderborn in Germany.
Professor Chris Washburne has a new book out, "Latin Jazz: the Other Jazz", published by Oxford University Press (2020). The book discusses Latin Jazz, its rich cultural heritage and its erasure from the narratives of jazz history.