Music Theory News
Will Mason, a fifth-year PhD student in music theory, was interviewed in the Boston Globe this week in anticipation of a concert he is playing with the Will Mason Ensemble at Lily Pad, in Cambridge, MA, on May 16 at 7 p.m (tickets: $10 at www.lilypadinman.com).
Columbia Music Scholarship Conference (CMSC) 2016
The eleventh annual Columbia Music Scholarship Conference (CMSC) will be held at Columbia University on Saturday, February 27, 2016.
CMSC is a conference organized and staffed by the graduate students of the Department of Music at Columbia University.
Professor Alexander Rehding (Harvard University)
"Piano, Monochord, Siren: Studying Music 1999 – 1518 – 1834"
Full details at the conference website!
Professor Ellie Hisama's 1993 paper "Postcolonialism on the make: the music of John Mellencamp, David Bowie and John Zorn" has been quoted in two recent articles on David Bowie (following Bowie's death on January 10 of this year):
"For Bowie, the Thin White Duke, inspiration was black" (Economic Times)
Ruth Tam, "How David Bowie's 'China Girl' used racism to fight racism" (Washington Post)
The Department of Music at Columbia is pleased to announce the publication of our 2015-16 Newsletter, which documents the extraordinary range of activities and accomplishments in our community over the last year.