PhD student in Historical Musicology Jonathan Ligrani was awarded the Claudia Rattazzi Papka Memorial Fund grant for research travel.
Fred Lerdahl, Fritz Reiner Professor Emeritus of Musical Composition at Columbia University, has published "Composition and Cognition" through University of California Press.
Professor Zosha Di Castri's piece "Lineage" (2013) was performed by the Philadelphia and Minnesota orchestras. The performances were all conducted by Karina Canellakis.
Lecturer in Music Joshua Navon has published a new article in the most recent issue of the Journal of Musicology, titled "Pedagogies of Performance: The Leipzig Conservatory and the Production of Werktreue."
Dr. Courtney Bryan (DMA 2014), now a resident at the American Academy in Rome until mid-July, has won a prestigious United States Artists Fellowship.
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."
There is a call for papers for the Columbia Music Scholarship Conference, which is being held on April 4, 2020. The deadline for papers is February 14, 2020.
The Columbia University Orchestra has been given a transformational $1 million gift from an anonymous donor.
Konrad Sierzputowski is a PhD student of cultural studies at the Department of Anthropology of Literature and Culture Studies at the Faculty of Polish Studies of the Jagiellonian University.
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska was the faculty artist in the New Year's Gala concert at Beijing's Yale Center. The event marked the second collaboration of the Yale and Columbia Alumni Associations.
Three PhDs from the Department of Music were recently featured in GSAS's three-part series Teaching Scholars Share Their Experiences.
The Music Jury of the Civitella Ranieri Foundation has selected a number of Columbia students, alumni, and faculty to receive prestigious Civitella Ranieri Fellowships for 2020 and 2021.
The most recent issue of the Journal of the American Musicological Society features contributions from faculty and alumni of the Department.
George Lewis is one of four composers awarded commissions for new musical works by The Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress. The string quartet PUBLIQuartet co-commissioned Lewis’ newest work.
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.
Magdalena Stern-Baczewska (Director of the Music Performance Program) and the Cassatt String Quartet filled Columbia's Casa Italiana with music and people on November 20, 2019.
The Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University has announced the names of fifteen composers selected to receive 2019 Fromm commissions. Eight of the fifteen winners are alumni of Columbia's DMA program in Composition.