The Department of Music at Columbia welcomes Seth Cluett as Lecturer in Computer Music and Sound Studies starting in the Fall of 2020.
Steven Schick, distinguished percussionist, conductor and author, is the recipient of the 2020 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music, Columbia University has announced. Schick will receive $5,000 and a citation on behalf of Columbia’s President Lee C. Bollinger.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Anthony Fort, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation in Music Theory titled "Rhythm in Some Modernist Classical Music Sounds Different Depending on How You Move" on June 19, 2020.
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.
Scott Gleason (PhD '13) is a co-editor of this double volume of "Perspectives of New Music" dedicated to composer-theorist John Rahn. Dr. Gleason and Orit Hilewicz (PhD '17) also contributed articles.
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.
The Department of Music is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 prizes for distinction in Music Composition. The Douglas Moore Prize has been awarded to Joseph Jordan.
The Department of Music is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 prizes for distinction in Music Composition. The Charles S. Miller Prize has been awarded to Stylianos Dimou (DMA '20).
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).
Dr. Sky Macklay (DMA 2018) has been selected as a fellow at the Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination.
Professor Jeffrey Milarsky, Director of the Columbia University Orchestra, presents a "sonic letter" to the Columbia community. Read his words within this post.
The winners of the 2019-2020 Core Preceptor Awards for Teaching Excellence in Music Humanities are Sean Colonna and Sonja Wermager.
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Andrés García Molina, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation in Ethnomusicology titled "Aural economies and precarious labor: Street-vendor songs in Cuba" on May 14, 2020.
Dr. Ted Gordon, current Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, will be starting as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, Weissman School of Arts & Sciences at Baruch College (CUNY), in the fall.
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.
A new book by Dr. Harald Kisiedu (Ph.D. ’14, Historical Musicology), "European Echoes: Jazz Experimentalism in Germany, 1950-1975," has just been published (in English) by Wolke-Verlag.
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.