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New Summer Course: Women, Power, and Popular Music

Women, Power, and Popular Music is a new summer course being offered by Professor Ellie Hisama through the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality and crosslisted in Music. Through the new Alumni Summer program, alumni/ae are permitted to register for summer session courses as auditors for a reduced fee.

Professor Di Castri: "Long is the Journey, Short is the Memory"

Zosha Di Castri and Kristina Canellakis

Zosha Di Castri and Kristina Canellakis at the 2019 BBC Proms

BBC Radio 3 will broadcast the First Night of the Proms 2019, featuring Professor Zosha Di Castri’s "Long is the Journey, Short is the Memory," at 12:31 AM BST on May 29, 2020. The performance will be up for 30 days for folks to stream if they like.

2020 Student Prizes for Composers -- The Charles S. Miller Award -- Sharon Rose Hurvitz and Annie Nikunen

Sharon Rose Hurvitz and Annie Nikunen

The Department of Music is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 prizes for distinction in Music Composition. The Charles S. Miller Award has been awarded to Sharon Rose Hurvitz (left) and Annie Nikunen (right).

Michael Weinstein-Reiman Publishes Article on Piano Pedagogy in Journal "Nineteenth-Century Music Review"

Michael Weinstein-Reiman, Ph.D. student in Music Theory, has published his article "Printing Piano Pedagogy: Experimental Psychology and Marie Jaëll's Theory of Touch" in the journal Nineteenth-Century Music Review.

Alumni News: Dr. Mahir Cetiz (DMA '13) Appointed Assistant Professor of Composition and Music Theory at the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis

Dr. Mahir Cetiz (DMA ’13), former Lecturer in Music and Adjunct Professor of Composition at Columbia, has accepted an offer to join the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis as Assistant Professor of Composition and Music Theory, starting in Fall 2020.

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