Congratulations to the three composers in our extended Columbia community who have been appointed Guggenheim Fellows for 2015!
Richard Carrick (Columbia BA and former Visiting Professor of Composition)
Stephen Lehman (DMA in Composition, 2012)
Professor George Lewis (Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music)
As the Guggenheim Foundation website notes, these fellows were "appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise."
Congratulations to all!
Alessandra Ciucci will join the Department of Music as Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology on July 1, 2015.
Alessandra Ciucci received her PhD in music (Ethnomusicology) from The City University of New York at The Graduate Center. She was a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Music at Columbia in 2008-10, and is also an undergraduate alumna of the Department of Music at Columbia with a BA from Columbia's School of General Studies.