Historical Musicology News

Dr. Sean Parr Publishes Book, Is Promoted to Full Professor at St. Anselm College, & Will Be in Residence at Dartmouth College

Dr. Sean Parr (GSAS '10) has a number of recent accomplishments to announce. He recently published his first book, Vocal Virtuosity: The Origins of the Coloratura Soprano in Nineteenth-Century Opera (Oxford University Press, 2021).

Dr. Anne Levitsky Appointed Lecturer in Music at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia

Dr. Anne Levitsky (GSAS '18) has been appointed Lecturer in Music at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. She will be teaching in their Interdisciplinary Centre for Western Civilisation while also working with students and other faculty in the School of Music.

Professor Julia Doe Publishes Chapters in "Histoire de l’opéra français du Roi-Soleil à la Révolution"

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.

Dr. Paula Clare Harper (GSAS '19) Appointed Assistant Professor of Musicology at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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.

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.

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.

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