The Music Department is offering a wide range of courses this fall, including several featured and new electives.
Peter Susser’s Cello Suite (2016) was recorded by Laura Usiskin (Columbia/Juilliard 2008) as part of her “Reimagining Bach” solo cd.
Peter Susser (b. 1959): Toys (2003) - European premiere
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849): Mazurkas, op. 59
Mazurka in A minor
Mazurka in A-flat major
Mazurka in F-sharp minor
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897): Klavierstücke, op. 119
Nansong Huang (Columbia College/Juilliard Exchange 2016) gave a successful and well-attended piano recital at the Columbia Global Center in Beijing. Over one hundred people attended, and Nansong gave a short speech to the audience after the recital on the importance of music education. For a more complete write-up of the event, please visit the write-up done by the Columbia Global Center in Beijing.
Hearing is Believing
Musicianship and ear training at Columbia are the focus of a newly-mounted exhibition in the Music & Arts Library. On display are original student and faculty work, as well as textbooks, training manuals, and compositions from around the world that are used to enhance and inspire the musical imagination. Curated by Professor Peter M. Susser, DMA, Director of Undergraduate Musicianship at Columbia University, the exhibit will be on display in the Library through graduation 2016.
The Department of Music at Columbia is pleased to announce the publication of our 2015-16 Newsletter, which documents the extraordinary range of activities and accomplishments in our community over the last year.