The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Toru Momii, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation in Music (Music Theory), titled "Music Analysis and the Politics of Knowledge Production: Interculturality in the Music of Honjoh Hidejirō, Miyata Mayumi, and Mitski" on July 19, 2021.
Eamonn Bell (GSAS ’19, Music Theory) has accepted an appointment as Assistant Professor of Computer Science (Digital Humanities) at Durham University, to begin in September 2021.
Lauren Bernard and Gabrielle Ferrari have been named the Music Department's 2021-2022 Lead Teaching Fellows.
Kyle DeCoste has won the 2021 Peter Narvaez Memorial Student Paper Prize from the International Association for the Study of Popular Music – Canada for his paper “Lil Chano from 79th: Voicing Black Boy Joy in the Music of Chance the Rapper.”
Gabrielle Ferrari has been named the 2021-22 Graduate Fellow for Columbia's Institute for Research in Women's and Gender Studies (IRWGS). In addition, she has received the Eugene K. Wolf Travel and Research Grant from the American Musicological Society.
Mike Ford, a PhD candidate in historical musicology, has accepted a Consultant position at the New York office of the Boston Consulting Group.
Professor Zosha Di Castri has launched a new podcast series The Dream Feed: Musicians on Motherhood featuring conversations between musicians on their experiences navigating the seemingly incompatible worlds of professional music and motherhood, sharing in both the personal challenges and profoundly inspiring moments that come with being simultaneously mothers and musicians.
Dr. Kevin C. Holt (Ethnomusicology ‘18) has accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology in the Department of Music at Stony Brook University, SUNY, where he will be teaching the department’s first core course centered on hip-hop music.
“Embrace Everything,” , a podcast series which celebrates the life and music of Gustav Mahler (1860–1911, returns for its second season on Mahler’s 161st birthday, Wednesday, July 7.
Unsung Stories, an online symposium celebrating the women at Columbia's Computer Music Center, has now been made available on YouTube.
Audrey Amsellem has published "The Noise of Silent Machines: A Case Study of LinkNYC" in the journal "Surveillance & Society."
Finola Merivale has been awarded a FEDORA Digital Prize for the virtual reality community opera project, "Out of the Ordinary."
Dr. Ruth Opara, a Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Department of Music at Columbia University, is excited to share that she has accepted a tenure track position in the Department of Arts and Music Histories at Syracuse University.
Professor Mariusz Kozak has published an article titled "Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Violin Phase and the Experience of Time, or Why Does Process Music Work?" in Music Theory Online.
Michael Weinstein-Reiman (GSAS '21) has been appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at Wesleyan University, starting Fall 2021.
Toru Momii has been appointed Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Theory at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, starting Fall 2021.
Dr. Scott Gleason (GSAS '13) has been promoted to Acquisitions Editor for Grove Music Online at Oxford University Press.