The Department of Music at Columbia University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a specialization in Ethnomusicology to begin July 1, 2023.
News & Announcements
Bethany Younge, DMA student in Composition, will be joining the Dartmouth Department of Music and the Graduate Program in Digital Musics as Technical Director.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Nandini Banerjee-Datta, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation in Music (Ethnomusicology), titled “Songs of action, songs of calm: Rabindranath Tagore and the aural fabric of Bengali life in America” on November 17, 2022.
Professor Mariusz Kozak won the Society for Music Theory Popular Music Interest Group Outstanding Publication Award at the joint AMS/SEM/SMT Annual Meeting in New Orleans this past week.
“Moves” for Cello Quartet by Peter M. Susser was performed by cellists of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra on Sunday, November 6 at the Jamesport Meeting House in Jamesport, NY.
From a total of 229 entries submitted from all over the world, the jury, consisting of composers Chaya Czernowin, Agata Zubel and Jan van de Putte, chose five prize-winning works, four of which were by Columbia-affiliated composers--a recent Columbia alumna and three current Columbia DMA students.
Jonathan Ligrani has been appointed Instructor of Musicology at the University of Alabama, beginning January 2023.
The WDR Symphony Orchestra of Cologne, conducted by Music Director Cristian Măcelaru, has commissioned Zosha Di Castri to write a new orchestral work, Pentimento, for the orchestra's 75th anniversary season. It will be premiered on October 28 and 29, 2022 at the Kölner Philharmonie in Cologne, Germany.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Althea SullyCole, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation in Music (Ethnomusicology), titled “Mandé Instruments at the Met: Analyzing Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Context of an African Musical Instrument Collection in the Museum” on October 13, 2022.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Mary Catherine Stoumbos, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation in Music (Ethnomusicology), titled “Student citizens: Whiteness, inequality, and social reproduction in marketized music education” on September 29, 2022.
Peter M. Susser’s “Gold Dome,” for Organ was performed by Marcia Hempel on Saturday, October 1, at 3:00 at First Congregational Church, 697 Main St, Harwich Center, Mass.