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
Scott Gray Douglass's article "The Influence of D. Antoinette Handy— Musician, Scholar, Administrator, Visionary—on the Expansion of Music Education in Richmond, Virginia" has been published in Jazz Education in Research and Practice, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Spring 2023).
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska gave a virtual lecture "Chopin and the Bel Canto Style" at the Xi'an Conservatory of Music, inaugurating the 2022 Piano International Academic Exchange Week.
This event bridges the worlds of scholarship, performance, and criticism to think through the possibilities for feminist opera studies and women in opera in the twenty-first century.
Professor Marcos Balter and Dr. Tyshawn Sorey (DMA 2017) have received 2022 Music Commissions from Koussevitzky Foundation from the Library of Congress.
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.