The Department of Music joins other voices in denouncing the recent killings in the Atlanta-area spas. These attacks not only showed the horrific presence of anti-Asian racism in the nation but also the increased incidence gendered violence.
Congratulations to Qingfan Jiang for her appointment as a Postdoctoral Associate in the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Tom Smith, who on May 12, 2021 successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation in Historical Musicology entitled "Hearing with American Law: On Music as Evidence and Offense in the Age of Mass Incarceration."
Russell O'Rourke (GSAS '20, Historical Musicology) has been awarded a four-month postdoctoral scholarship (Postdoc-Stipendium) by the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt, Germany.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Michael Weinstein-Reiman, who on May 10, 2021 successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation in Music Theory entitled "Touch and Modernity in French Keyboard Pedagogy, 1715-1915."
We invite you to read about their accomplishments and hear selected performances in the Spring '21 newsletter, found inside.
Beginning in June 2021, Emily will be a postdoc at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, appointed to the project Polyvocal Interpretations of Contested Colonial Heritage (PICCH).
Mario Cancel-Bigay and Bill Dougherty have both been selected for Early Career Fellowships by the Department of Music.
Mario Cancel-Bigay is one of two winners for the Graduate Student Core Preceptor Award for the work he did teaching Contemporary Civilization this year.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Bill Dougherty, who successfully defended his DMA dissertation in Music Composition titled "Imagining Together: Èliane Radigue’s Collaborative Creative Process" on April 26, 2021.
Professor Julia Doe has contributed two chapters to a new interdisciplinary collection on French lyric theater: "Histoire de l’opéra français du Roi-Soleil à la Révolution," edited by Hervé Lacombe and published by Éditions Fayard.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Qingfan Jiang, who on April 16, 2021 successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation in Historical Musicology.
Paula Clare Harper (GSAS '19, Historical Musicology), formerly a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named the new Assistant Professor of Musicology in the Glenn Korff School of Music at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Gabrielle Ferrari has received the 2020-2021 Core Preceptor Award for Excellence in Teaching Music Humanities.
Ethnomusicology graduate student Audrey Amsellem has won an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research grant for her dissertation: "Sound and Surveillance: Recording and Privacy in the 21st Century."
Congratulations to Miya Masaoka, Director of the Sound Art Program in the School of the Arts for winning a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship.
Congratulations to Zosha Di Castri, Francis Goelet Assistant Professor of Music and DMA 2014 for winning a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship.