Magdalena Stern-Baczewska has made her Philadelphia Orchestra debut, performing Tan Dun's Triple Concerto at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for Performing Arts, with the composer conducting.
News & Announcements
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska was Artist in Residence at University of Nevada Las Vegas. She presented a lecture "Interpreting Bach’s Dance Music on the Keyboard," and performed a recital on the piano and harpsichord.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Elliott S. Cairns, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation in Historical Musicology titled "Listening to the World: The Berliner Phonogram-Archiv and the Emergence of Comparative Musicology" on October 2, 2019.
Members of the Composing Women Program led by Prof. Liza Lim (Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney) visited New York with a concert at National Sawdust of premieres of flute solos performed by Claire Chase, as well as presentations on current chamber opera projects.
Brad Lubman, distinguished conductor and composer, is the recipient of the 2019 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music.
Ethnomusicology PhD student Manuel Garcia Orozco's "Anónimas & Resilientes" (Anonymous and Resilient) is nominated for a Latin Grammy for Best Recording Package.
The Center for Ethnomusicology featured indigenous rappers, producers and activists Dioganhdih and Chhoti Maa on Friday, September 6th.
"Illuminations: Essays in Honor of Brian Cherney" is a guest-edited volume by Robin Elliott, dedicated to the music of the Canadian composer Brian Cherney. It features writing by several Columbia affiliates including Core Lecturers Matthew Ricketts and Taylor Brook, CMC Instructor David Adamcyk, and Assistant Professor Zosha Di Castri.
The Department of Music warmly congratulates Dr. Mario Diaz de Leon (DMA, Composition 2013), who was recently appointed Assistant Professor of Music and Technology at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.
Professor Kevin Fellezs's new book Listen But Don’t Ask Question: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Across the TransPacific will be published in December 2019 by Duke University Press.
"Enacting Musical Time: The Bodily Experience of New Music" by Professor Mariusz Kozak will be published by Oxford University Press on November 6th, 2019. The book is available for preorder.
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska has made her Tanglewood Music Festival debut in August, performing Tan Dun's "Martial Arts Cycle" with violinist Ryu Goto and cellist Wei Yu at the Seiji Ozawa Hall. The performance received a standing ovation.