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.
Professor Zosha Di Castri's album "Tachitipo" has been included on "The New Yorker" music critic Alex Ross's preliminary list of Notable Recordings of 2019.
Dr. Kozak was interviewed by Columbia News about his new book, "Enacting Musical Time: The Bodily Experience of New Music."
Professor Ellie Hisama was selected by the Office of the Provost as one of fourteen new Provost Leadership Fellows for 2019-2021.
The Columbia University Ethnomusicology community is delighted to congratulate our recent PhD alumnus Dr. Beatriz Goubert, who has been selected as the associate editor for Latin America at RILM (International Repertory of Music Literature) in New York.
On November 9, 2019, Magdalena Stern-Baczewska (Director, Music Performance Program) gave the Canadian premiere of Tan Dun's Piano Concerto "The Banquet" with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the composer conducting.
Emily Hansell Clark won the 2019 Latin American and Caribbean Music Section of the Society for Ethnomusicology (LACSEM) student paper prize for her paper "Wiet Wiet, Kiaauw: Birds and Men in Suriname and the Netherlands."