Dr. Juliet Forshaw Appointed Assistant Professor at SUNY Oswego

The Department of Music warmly congratulates Dr. Juliet Forshaw (PhD, Historical Musicology, 2014) who has accepted an appointment as Assistant Professor of Music (tenure track) at State University of New York, Oswego!

Juliet Forshaw is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music History at State University of New York, Oswego. She earned her Ph.D. in Historical Musicology at Columbia University and her B.A. in Music with a Certificate in Vocal Performance at Princeton. Her research interests include Russian music, nineteenth- and twentieth-century opera, vocality, and heavy metal. Her dissertation, "Dangerous Tenors, Heroic Basses, and Non-Ingenues: Singers and the Envoicing of Social Values in Russian Opera, 1836-1905," situates opera against the backdrop of social and political change in the Russian Empire and examines the influence of star singers on the development of this repertoire.

Film Screening: Wild Style: Early Hip-Hop In New York (3/12, 8PM, Free!)

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/12/2015 - 8:00pm
Event Location: 
701C Dodge Hall (Center for Ethnomusicology), CU Morningside Campus @ 116th St

The Center for Ethnomusicology Presents . . . 

WILD STYLE: Early Hip-Hop in New York

The inagaugural presentation in the Center's Ethnographic Film Series.

Thursday, March 12
701C Dodge Hall

(Center for Ethnomusicology, Columbia Morningside Campus, Broadway and 116th St.)


Refreshments to be served.

Three Columbians Receive American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Awards

Congratulations to the three Columbians recently named 2015 Music Award Winners by the American Academy of Arts and Letters:

Jason Eckardt (DMA 1998) will be awarded a Charles Ives Fellowships, of $15,000.  Harmony Ives, the widow of Charles Ives, bequeathed to the Academy the royalties of Charles Ives' music, which has enabled the Academy to give the Ives awards in composition since 1970.

Alex Mincek (DMA 2011) will receive the Benjamin H. Danks Award of $20,000 for an young composer of ensemble music. 

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