Michael Weinstein-Reiman (GSAS '21, Music Theory) has been appointed Assistant Professor of Music Theory at University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mead Witter School of Music, starting Fall 2022.
Toru Momii (GSAS '21, Music Theory) has been appointed Assistant Professor of Musicology in the Department of Music at Harvard University, starting Fall 2022.
Dr. Tyshawn Sorey (DMA '17) performed for the 50th anniversary of Houston's Rothko Chapel at the end of February.
Dr. Eric Wubbels (DMA '10) was profiled in the New York Times on March 4th. The profile discusses his compositional work and process since moving to Massachusetts at the start of the pandemic.
Dr. Velia Ivanova (GSAS '21, Historical Musicology) has published an article titled “Defining the Songs of Incarceration: The Lomax Prison Project at a Critical Juncture” in the February 2022 issue of the Journal of the Society for American Music.
Dr. Paula Harper (GSAS '19, Historical Musicology), previously Assistant Professor of Musicology in the Glenn Korff School of Music at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been appointed Assistant Professor in Music and The College at the University of Chicago.
Dr. Velia Ivanova (GSAS '21, Historical Musicology) has been named a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto beginning January 1, 2022.
Each year, the Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Awards honor the presence and work of extraordinary faculty in Arts and Sciences. Nominated by students, colleagues, chairs, and deans, these faculty represent the highest achievements of research, teaching, and service to Columbia and to the world.
Andre Chan (CC '21) was selected as a Hong Kong Rhodes Scholar for the class of 2022. During his undergraduate years, Andre double majored in Music and Philosophy and was the director of the Columbia Bach Society.
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.
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.”
Dr. Laure M. Hiendl (DMA '20) is one of the recipients of the Rome Prize of the German Academy Villa Massimo.
An article coauthored by Professor Emerita Ellie Hisama and Dr. Lucie Vágnerová (GSAS '16) on the workshop For the Daughters of Harlem: Working in Sound has been published in Sounding Together: Collaborative Perspectives on U.S. Music in the Twentieth Century, ed. Charles Hiroshi Garrett and Carol J. Oja (University of Michigan Press, 2021).
Peter Susser and Eric Bartlett’s Masked Music Commission from the APNM, “Cinque Bouquets pour Jacques Monod,” is now available on YouTube.
David Bird (DMA '19) has been appointed Visiting Assistant Professor at Hamilton College and will start next year.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Toru Momii, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation in Music (Music Theory), titled "Music Analysis and the Politics of Knowledge Production: Interculturality in the Music of Honjoh Hidejirō, Miyata Mayumi, and Mitski" on July 19, 2021.