Susan Boynton has won a three-year grant from the Partner University Fund (FACE Foundation) for training graduate students in digital humanities and medieval musical iconography.
The graduate students of the Columbia University Department of Music welcome submissions for the annual Columbia Music Scholarship Conference (CMSC) 2017 to be held March 4, 2017.
Alexander Rothe will deliver a lecture on "Revisiting Chéreau’s Bayreuth Centennial Ring Cycle Forty Years Later" on Sunday, December 4, 2016, 2:00pm at the Liederkranz Foundation, 6 East 87th Street.
Kaija Saariaho will be joined at La Maison Française (New York University) by medieval musicologists and literary scholars to discuss the connections of her opera L'Amour de loin with troubadour song.
Columbia University's Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies presents "The Significance of the Klezmer Phenomenon in Eastern Europe (1600-1940)," a lunchtime lecture with Walter Zev Feldman (Visiting Professor of Music, NYU Abu Dhabi).
George Lewis has been named Honorary Member of the American Musicological Society. Walter Frisch won the Society's Roland Jackson Award, Susan Boynton won the Ruth A. Solie Award, and Julia Doe won the Alfred Einstein Award.
The Associazione Amici per la Musica has awarded First Prize to Dimou in the Luigi Nono competition.
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska (Director, MPP) has recently given performances in Chicago and Charleston, and on November 16 at Columbia's Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America.
Professor Ellie Hisama was the 2016 speaker in the Judy Tsou ’75 Music Scholars Series at Skidmore College.
Columbia University has announced that Cliff Colnot, distinguished conductor, composer, arranger and educator, is the recipient of the 2016 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music.
Zosha Di Castri has been awarded a Koussevitzky Commission by the Library of Congress to write a piece for the International Contemporary Ensemble with Steven Schick.
Marc Hannaford published "The Challenge of Comparing Improvisation across Domains," co-authored with Andrew Goldman, in American Music Review, Spring 2016.
The Music Department is offering a wide range of elective courses this semester.
For the entire listing, please see Directory of Classes.
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska's new album, "Magdalena Baczewska Plays Chopin and Szymanowski," is already enjoying enthusiastic reviews. Now available for pre-ordering in digital and CD format, the official release date is September 9th, 2016.
Stephen Lehman (DMA, Composition, 2012) has released a new album, Sélébéyone, in collaboration with French saxophonist Maciek Lasserre.
Read the interview with Courtney Bryan (DMA, Composition, 2014) about the première of "The Dream Unfinished."
On Saturday, December 3, at 8:00 PM, the Computer Music Center will host a joint concert featuring Columbia Composers and the Sound Arts MFA students.