Professor Di Castri’s new work for solo piano, “The Untellable Hour of Quiet”, received its world premiere by pianist Clare Longendyke with a performance in Bridgton, Maine.
Zara Ali (CC '18) has won the 2023 Gaudeamus Award. She received the prize on Sunday September 10 during the final night of the Gaudeamus Festival 2023 in TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht.
Jason Eckardt has been recently promoted to Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty honor at CUNY, where I teach at the Graduate Center and Brooklyn College.
Dr. Laina Dawes (PhD, 2022) has been awarded a two-year John P. Murphy Fellowship at Case Western Reserve’s Center for Popular Music Studies.
Dr. Julia Hamilton has accepted the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Musicology at the Ithaca College School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.
Dr. Harald Kisiedu (GSAS '14, Historical Musicology) and Professor George Lewis have just announced their new bilingual (German-English) edited volume, "'Composing While Black': Afrodiasporische Neue Musik Heute / Afrodiasporic New Music Today."
Dr. Kate Soper (DMA '11) has won the 2023–24 Frederic A. Juilliard/Walter Damrosch Rome Prize. These fellowships support artists and scholars in independent work and research in the arts and humanities.
Dr. Bill Dougherty (DMA, '21) has been named a 2023–24 Fellow at Harvard's Radcliffe Center for Advanced Study. The Radcliffe Fellowship allows scholars, writers, journalists and other professionals from many fields of study a full year to pursue projects in an interdisciplinary setting.
After two years working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Columbia University, first as a recipient of the Early Career Fellowship in the Music Department and then as a Core Lecturer of Contemporary Civilization, Mario Cancel Bigay will be a Clinical Assistant Professor in Global Musicology at NYU’s Liberal Studies School.
Dr. Christopher Trapani (DMA '17) will join the Faculties of the LSU School of Music and the LSU Center for Computation and Technology as Assistant Professor of Experimental Music & Digital Media. He will begin in January 2024.
Dr. Qingfan Jiang has accepted the position of Assistant Professor in Musicology at Peabody Conservatory (Johns Hopkins University).
Peter M. Susser, Director of Undergraduate Musicianship, curated an exhibit in the Music Library of materials from the class, “The Song Within Us.”
Dr. John Glasenapp (GSAS '20, Historical Musicology) has contributed an article to "Women and Monastic Reform in the Medieval West, c. 1000 – 1500," edited by Julie Hotchin and Jirki Thibaut.
Ramin Amir Arjomand (DMA '06 and adjunct instructor) has been honored with the 2022–2023 Steinhardt Teaching Excellence Award at the Steinhardt School, New York University.
Zosha Di Castri and Bethany Younge were named 2023 American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Awards winners. Di Castri is a recipient of the Goddard Lieberson Fellowship in Music, and Younge is a recipient of the Charles Ives Scholarship.
Dr. Benjamin Hansberry (GSAS '17, Music Theory) has been promoted to Associate Director for Graduate Student Teaching at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.