Faculty News

Dr. Christine Dysers Announced as Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the Department of Music

Dr. Christine Dysers

Dr. Christine Dysers

Dr. Christine Dysers is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the Department of Music, Columbia University. Her research is broadly concerned with 20th- and 21st-century music, with particular attention to contemporary composition and the aesthetics of repetition.

Professor Julia Doe Publishes New Book: "The Comedians of the King: Opéra-Comique and the Bourbon Monarchy on the Eve of Revolution"

"The Comedians of the King: Opéra-Comique and the Bourbon Monarchy on the Eve of Revolution" by Julia Doe

The Comedians of the King: Opéra-Comique and the Bourbon Monarchy on the Eve of Revolution by Professor Julia Doe

Julia Doe, assistant professor of music, has published a new monograph, "The Comedians of the King: Opéra-Comique and the Bourbon Monarchy on the Eve of Revolution." The book is available through the University of Chicago Press.

Dr. Samuel F. Yulsman Defends Dissertation

The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Samuel F. Yulsman, who successfully defended his DMA dissertation in Music Composition titled "Free Jazz Simulations and Political Despair in Aaron Cassidy's 'The Wreck of former boundaries' and 'a line off the convaplex, ifs of color, devout conditions' and 'Negative Horizon'" on March 15, 2021.

Hip Hop Research and Teaching in Music Department Featured in Columbia Spectator

The Cold Crush Brothers performing at an anti-apartheid protest at Columbia.

Kevin Holt (GSAS '18), Katie Radishofski, and Professor Ellie Hisama are profiled in part two of Nigel Telman's two-part article in Columbia Spectator about Columbia's relationship with hip-hop.

Columbia Affiliates Represented in NY Times "25 Best Classical Music Tracks of 2020"

Album covers of "Breaking News" by George Lewis, Oxana Omelchuk, and Studio Dan; "Something to Hunt" by Ash Fure; and "Drift Multiply" by Tristan Perich

Album covers of "Breaking News" by George Lewis, Oxana Omelchuk, and Studio Dan; "Something to Hunt" by Ash Fure; and "Drift Multiply" by Tristan Perich

Three Columbia affiliates were represented in the New York Times yesterday in the Times's roundup of the "25 Best Classical Music Tracks of 2020": George Lewis, Ash Fure, and Tristan Perich.

Professor Peter Susser Publishes Digital Guidebook on Improvisation Leadership in Ear Training Classrooms

Peter M. Susser, Senior Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Musicianship, has published a digital guidebook in partnership with the Center for Teaching and Learning entitled, “Eureka: A Digital Guidebook for Improvisation Leadership in the Ear Training Classroom.”

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