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 Music Theory and Race, which may include a scholarly emphasis on critical race theory, historical perspectives on race and music theory, or other issues of race, ethnicity, and/or indigeneity as they pertain to music theory and analysis.
News & Announcements
Professor Kevin Fellezs has published an article in the journal Rock Music Studies. The article is titled "Those Days Are Gone Forever: Steely Dan's Grumpy Old Guys' Blues."
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Mike Ford, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation in Music (Historical Musicology), titled "An Agile Musicology: Improvisation in Corporate Management and Lean Startups" on November 30, 2021.
The Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University has announced the names of fourteen composers selected to receive 2021 Fromm commissions. Among the fourteen winners are Columbia alumnus David Bird (DMA 2019), and three current DMA students, Jessie Cox, Louis Goldford, and Diana Rodriguez.
John Adams, distinguished conductor and composer, is the recipient of the 2021 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music.
Dr. Toru Momii (GSAS '21, Music Theory) received the Society for Music Theory Outstanding Publication Award for his article in "Music Theory Online" titled "A Transformational Approach to Gesture in Shō Performance.”
Kyle DeCoste has been awarded the Zora Neale Hurston Prize by the American Folklore Society for his work with the Stooges Brass Band in writing their book, Can't Be Faded: Twenty Years in the New Orleans Brass Band Game.
Sean Colonna has published a book chapter titled "Using Mastery Objectives to Foster Inclusive Teaching" in the edited volume Teaching Gradually: Practical Pedagogy and Classroom Strategies for Graduate Students by Graduate Students (Stylus, 2021).
Professor Mariusz Kozak has published his piece "What’s behind the magic of live music?" in The Conversation.
The Louis Armstrong Jazz Performance Program (LAJPP) was profiled by Paul Hond in the Fall 2021 issue of Columbia Magazine.