Anssi Karttunen (cello) and Nicolas Hodges (piano) will give a recital at the Columbia Global Center | Paris (4, Rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris) on Saturday, April 22 at 8:00 pm. The program will feature the two sonatas for cello and piano by Johannes Brahms, a work by Betsy Jolas, and world premières by Columbia composers Ashkan Behzadi and Fred Lerdahl.
Michelle Ross (Columbia College '10), violin
Discovering Bach - a program of works by JS Bach for violin solo and responses by Michelle Ross
Sonata No. 1 in G minor BWV 1001: Adagio and Fuga
Michelle Ross, "Fantasia and Sarabande"
Partita No. 1 in B minor BWV 1002: Sarabande and Double
Partita No. 2 in D minor BWV 1004: Ciaconna
Sonata No. 3 C in C major BWV 1005: Largo- Allegro Assai
Partita No. 3 in E major BWV 1006: Preludio
On May 26th, Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music George Lewis gave the commencement address at the New College of Florida, where 181 students received diplomas.
This year's Ojai Music Festival prominently features several Composition alumni and faculty: Courtney Bryan, Mario Diaz de Leon, George Lewis, and Tyshawn Sorey.
Sean Hallowell (PhD, 2013) is a 2018-2020 recipient of the Thinking Matters Fellowship at Stanford University. The Fellowship offers an opportunity for recent recipients of doctoral degrees to teach in an innovative liberal education program with a cohort of like-minded colleagues from a wide variety of different disciplines.
Several new recordings of Professor George Lewis' compositions have been released: The Will To Adorn, with International Contemporary Ensemble; Creative Construction, with Splitter Orchester; Not Alone, with Seth Parker Woods on cello; and Spinner, with Mariel Roberts on cello.
Ethnomusicology PhD candidate Emily Clark has been awarded two fellowships, including a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship(DDRF) and a GSAS Mellon Humanities International Travel Fellowship from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Columbia.
Maria Sonevytsky (PhD, Ethnomusicology, 2012) has accepted the position of Assistant Professor of Music at the University of California at Berkeley, beginning July 2018.