Faculty News

Marc Hannaford Awarded Steve Larson Award for Jazz Scholarship at 2019 Society for Music Theory Meeting

“Affordances and Free Improvisation: An Analytical Framework”—which Dr. Hannaford delivered at last year’s combined meeting for the American Musicological Society (AMS) and Society for Music Theory (SMT) in San Antonio—was awarded the Steve Larson Award for Jazz Scholarship at this year’s SMT meeting in Columbus.

Collection of Essays Dedicated to Composer Brian Cherney Published Featuring Columbia Affiliates

"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.

Listen But Don’t Ask Question: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Across the TransPacific by Kevin Fellezs Coming December 2019

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.

Brad Garton: keynote speaker at the 2019 International Computer Music Conference

Professor Brad Garton is going to be the keynote speaker at the 2019 International Computer Music Conference going on this week (his speech is tomorrow at 4:30 PM), and one of his book-readings will be a 'featured piece' on the 2019 New York Electroacoustic Music Festival that evening.

Marc Hannaford Joins Columbia’s Music Theory Faculty as Lecturer in Discipline

Marc Hannaford will join Columbia's department of music as Lecturer in Discipline (Music Theory) in the Fall of 2019. He will teach classes in the undergraduate music theory sequence as well as electives that reflect his interests in performance, improvisation, identity, and experimental music.

Giuseppe Gerbino wins Society of Columbia Graduates’ 2019 Great Teacher Award

The award, given annually to an outstanding professor from Columbia College and from Columbia Engineering, is granted based on the ability to stimulate, challenge and inspire students; a demonstrated interest in students and the ability to relate positively to students outside the classroom; and a recognized high standing in one’s academic discipline.

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