Departmental Directory, Table of Organization, and Visitor Information

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VISITING THE DEPARTMENT

Practical information for visitors to Columbia may be found here. You may find directions to any address on the Columbia campus by using the interactive directions interface here. The Department office is generally open from 9AM-5PM on weekdays, but please be aware of Columbia's academic calendar before planning a visit.

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  CONTACTING THE DEPARTMENT

Main Address
Department of Music
621 Dodge Hall (for package delivery or personal visits)
-or-
MC 1813 (for US Mail)
Columbia University
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Main Office Phone
212-854-3825

Main Fax
212-854-8191

Website
http://music.columbia.edu

Email for General Announcements
departmentbusiness@gmail.com

Admissions Office Representative for Applicants to Columbia College Interested in Music

Undergraduate Admissions (Columbia College)

If you are considering applying to Columbia College and have a specific interest in music (whether as a potential major or not), please contact the College Admissions Office with all initial inquiries.  The Music Department's office staff and faculty members cannot advise or answer questions on the specifics of the admissions process, and we do not interview or audition College applicants in person.  We are happy to answer questions about our curriculum and the performance opportunities we provide.
 
Also see the links under "Applying to Columbia?" at the top of the page.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: ugrad-ask@columbia.edu
Phone: 212-854-2522
Office Address: 212 Hamilton

CONTACTING PEOPLE IN THE DEPARTMENT

Unless an alternate phone/fax number is listed below, use main phone/fax numbers above for all administrative contacts. Use the following email addresses if you know whom you need to reach. To find other individual addresses, emails, and phone numbers, search the Columbia University Online Directory.

Department Administration

Department Chair
Professor Susan Boynton
slb184@columbia.edu
212-854-6299

Vice Chair
Professor George Lewis
gl2140@columbia.edu

Academic Department Administrator
Anne Marie Gefell
amg59@columbia.edu
212-854-3825

Graduate Program Coordinator  
Gabriela Kumar
gk2255@columbia.edu
212-854-2346

Department Financial Administrator
Johanna Martinez
jm3265@columbia.edu

212-854-3827

Department Piano Technician
Daniel Johnson
pianotechnician@columbia.edu

 

Director of Undergraduate Studies for Columbia College, 2013-14
Prof. Walter Frisch
wf8@columbia.edu

Departmental Adviser for General Studies, 2013-14
Professor Walter Frisch
wf8@columbia.edu

Music Major Adviser for Barnard College
Professor Gail Archer (Barnard)
garcher@barnard.edu

Director of Graduate Studies, 2013-14
Professor Prof. Aaron Fox
aaf19@columbia.edu

Director of Music Humanities, 2013-14
Professor Elaine Sisman
es53@columbia.edu

Director of Undergraduate Musicianship
Peter M. Susser, Lecturer in Music
pms3@columbia.edu
 

Heads of Academic Areas (2014-15)

Composition
Professor George Lewis
gl2140@columbia.edu

Historical Musicology
Professor Susan Boynton
slb184@columbia.edu 

Music Theory
Professor Joseph Dubiel
jpd5@columbia.edu

Ethnomusicology
Professor Ana Maria Ochoa (fall 2014)
ao2110@columbia.edu

Professor Christopher Washburne (spring 2015)

cjw9@columbia.edu

 

CONTACTING THE MUSIC PERFORMANCE PROGRAM

(including the Jazz Performance Program, the CU Orchestra, World Music Ensembles, etc.)

For inquiries about music lessons, piano availability, ensembles, practice space, auditions, admission questions for performers, etc., please contact the appropriate MPP office listed below rather than the Department's main office. 

Music Performance Program

618 Dodge Hall
2960 Broadway MC 1835
New York, N.Y. 10027
212-854-1257
http://music.columbia.edu/mpp

Director
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska
 
Program Coordinator (please contact for most inquiries)
Beth Pratt

Louis Armstrong Jazz Performance Program

Jazz performance opportunities, special concentration in Jazz studies
http://www.music.columbia.edu/cecenter/JazzConcentration/

Director
Professor Christopher Washburne
cjw9@columbia.edu

CONTACTING THE COLUMBIA MUSIC AND ARTS LIBRARY

Music & Arts Library
701-G Dodge Hall
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/music/

Head of Department
Elizabeth Davis
(212) 854-4711
music@libraries.cul.columbia.edu

CONTACTING COLUMBIA MUSIC CENTERS

Center for Ethnomusicology

701C Dodge Hall, MC 1816
Columbia University
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
212-854-1247
http://www.ethnocenter.org

Director, Fall 2014
Professor Ana Maria Ochoa (on leave, spring 2015)
ao2110@columbia.edu

Director, Spring 2015 
Prof. Christopher Washburne
cjw5@columbia.edu

Computer Music Center

632 West 125th Street
Prentis Hall
Columbia University
New York, NY 10027
212-854-9266
212-854-9267 (Fax)
cmc@music.columbia.edu
http://music.columbia.edu/cmc

Director
Professor Brad Garton (on leave, Fall 2013)
garton@columbia.edu

Systems Manager
Professor Douglas Repetto
dr501@columbia.edu

Manager
Terence Pender
tmp17@columbia.edu

Center for Jazz Studies

Prentis Hall
Columbia University
632 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027
jazz@columbia.edu
212-851-1633
212-851-1634 (Fax)
http://www.jazz.columbia.edu

Program Coordinator
Yulanda Denoon
ym189@columbia.edu
212- 851-1633

CONTACTING THE WEBMASTER

For problems with, questions about, or suggestions for this website:

Webmaster
Professor Aaron A. Fox
aaf19@columbia.edu

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