Alumni News

Dr. Velia Ivanova (GSAS '21) Publishes Article in “Journal of the Society of American Music”

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) Appointed Assistant Professor in Music and The College at the University of Chicago

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.

Chris Washburne and Seth Cluett Awarded Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Awards.

Chris Washburne & Seth Cluett

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.

Columbia Students and Alumni Included in Harvard Fromm Music Foundation Commissions For 2021

David Bird, Jessie Cox, Louis Goldford, and Diana Rodriguez

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.

Article on Workshop For the Daughters of Harlem Now Available

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).