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.
Peter M. Susser and Cellist Eric Bartlett were selected to write a new piece for APNM’s Masked Music Commissions for composer/performer pairs.
Professor Alessandra Ciucci has received the Lenfest Junior Faculty Grant Award for her new book project "Nass el Ghiwane: Popular Music and the Sound of Protest in Morocco (1970s-1990s)."
Toru Momii has been awarded the SMT-40 Dissertation Fellowship from the Society for Music Theory for his dissertation, "Rethinking Transpacific Boundaries: Analyzing Interculturality in Contemporary Japanese Music."
Jonathan Ligrani, Ph.D. student in Historical Musicology, has been awarded a Short-Term Research Fellowship by the Renaissance Society of America.
Dr. Stylianos Dimou (DMA '20 in Composition) has been appointed a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Music at Hong Kong Baptist University.
Congratulations to Professor Ellie Hisama for accepting an offer to be the Dean of the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto.
Toru Momii, Ph.D. candidate in Music Theory, has published "A Transformational Approach to Gesture in Shō Performance" in Music Theory Online.
Dr. Tyshawn Sorey (DMA 2017) has been honored with a longform profile of his work and life in the "New York Times Magazine" this week by contributor Adam Shatz.
There is a call for papers for the Columbia Music Scholarship Conference, which is being held through Zoom on April 17, 2021. The deadline for papers is February 19, 2021.
On Thursday, December 31st, 2020, at 7:00 PM, under the direction of Maestro Jeffrey Milarsky, the Columbia University Orchestra presented "Tromba Lontana" and "A Short Ride in a Fast Machine" by American composer John Adams.
Dr. Tyshawn Sorey (DMA 2017) received a celebratory write-up in the New York Times on New Year's Day by classical music editor Zachary Woolfe.
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.
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.”
Sonja Wermager, a graduate PhD Candidate in Historical Musicology, has just published “'That Hart May Sing in Corde:' Defense of Church Music in the Psalm Paraphrases of Matthew Parker" in "The Yale Journal of Music & Religion."
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Laure M. Hiendl, who successfully defended their DMA dissertation in Music Composition titled "Queer Composition. Subversive Strategies in Western Classical Music" on November 20, 2020.
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.