Faculty News

A Conversation with David Burn, the 2020 Queen Wilhelmina Visiting Professor at Columbia University

David Burn is the 2020 Queen Wilhelmina Visiting Professor of the History, Language and Literature of the Dutch Speaking People at Columbia University. He is teaching a course titled "Music, Musicians, and Mobility in the Early Modern Period."

Kevin Fellezs Publishes Article on Hawaiian Slack-key Guitarists in the Journal of the Society for American Music

Kevin Fellezs published his article “Nahenahe (soft, sweet, melodious): Sounding Out Native Hawaiian Self-Determination” in the Journal of the Society for American Music's Special Issue on Music, Indigeneity, and Colonialism in the Americas.

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.

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