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Opera and the Doing of Women -- Composing Women Program Members @ Columbia on September 27, 2019

Members of the Composing Women Program led by Prof. Liza Lim (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney) visited New York with a concert at National Sawdust of premieres of flute solos performed by Claire Chase, as well as presentations on current chamber opera projects.

Collection of Essays Dedicated to Composer Brian Cherney Published Featuring Columbia Affiliates

"Illuminations: Essays in Honor of Brian Cherney" is a guest-edited volume by Robin Elliott, dedicated to the music of the Canadian composer Brian Cherney. It features writing by several Columbia affiliates including Core Lecturers Matthew Ricketts and Taylor Brook, CMC Instructor David Adamcyk, and Assistant Professor Zosha Di Castri.

Dr. Mario Diaz de Leon (DMA, Composition 2013) Appointed Assistant Professor of Music and Technology at Stevens Institute of Technology

Mario Diaz de Leon

The Department of Music warmly congratulates Dr. Mario Diaz de Leon (DMA, Composition 2013), who was recently appointed Assistant Professor of Music and Technology at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.

Listen But Don’t Ask Question: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Across the TransPacific by Kevin Fellezs Coming December 2019

Professor Kevin Fellezs's new book Listen But Don’t Ask Question: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Across the TransPacific will be published in December 2019 by Duke University Press.

New Materialist Approaches to Sound Conference - Keynote Confirmed - Call for Proposals Closed

Scholars working under the broad umbrella of New Materialism have offered compelling reappraisals of the ways in which we know, interact with, and exist in the world. This scholarship also intersects with recent work on music and sound, which raises rich sets of questions regarding human agency, material, ethics, aesthetics, embodiment, and the subject/object dichotomy, among other issues.

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