Audrey Amsellem has been awarded the 2021 SSN Early Career Researcher Prize for her paper: "The Noise of Silent Machines: A Case Study of LinkNYC,” by Surveillance & Society and the Surveillance Studies Network.
Dr. Tyshawn Sorey (DMA '17) performed for the 50th anniversary of Houston's Rothko Chapel at the end of February.
Dr. Eric Wubbels (DMA '10) was profiled in the New York Times on March 4th. The profile discusses his compositional work and process since moving to Massachusetts at the start of the pandemic.
Professor George Lewis will receive an honorary Doctor of Music from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Velia Ivanova (GSAS '21, Historical Musicology) has published an article titled “Defining the Songs of Incarceration: The Lomax Prison Project at a Critical Juncture” in the February 2022 issue of the Journal of the Society for American Music.
There is a call for papers for the Columbia Music Scholarship Conference, which is being held through Zoom on April 23, 2022. The deadline for papers is March 4, 2022.
Katherine Balch (Composition) has joined the faculty of the Yale School of Music as Visiting Assistant Professor, Adjunct, of Composition.
Dr. Paula Harper (GSAS '19, Historical Musicology), previously Assistant Professor of Musicology in the Glenn Korff School of Music at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been appointed Assistant Professor in Music and The College at the University of Chicago.
Professor Mariusz Kozak has published a new article titled “Feeling Meter: Kinesthetic Knowledge and the Case of Recent Progressive Metal” in the latest issue of the "Journal of Music Theory."
Seth Cluett, assistant director of the Computer Music Center and lecturer in the Department, has teamed up with Hewlett-Packard to lower the barriers for students interested in electronic music.
It has been announced that Professor George Lewis has been elected to the Akademie der Künste Berlin. Founded in 1696, the ADK is one of the oldest cultural institutes in Europe.
Dr. Velia Ivanova (GSAS '21, Historical Musicology) has been named a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto beginning January 1, 2022.
Gabriela Kumar Sharma has published a book titled "Růže k snídani" (Roses for Breakfast). The book, co-authored with Petr Koudelka, tells of Gabriela's accounts on her multiple journeys to the land of India. It is currently written in Czech and being translated into English and Hindi.
Each year, the Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Awards honor the presence and work of extraordinary faculty in Arts and Sciences. Nominated by students, colleagues, chairs, and deans, these faculty represent the highest achievements of research, teaching, and service to Columbia and to the world.
Andre Chan (CC '21) was selected as a Hong Kong Rhodes Scholar for the class of 2022. During his undergraduate years, Andre double majored in Music and Philosophy and was the director of the Columbia Bach Society.
Professor Kevin Fellezs has published an article in the journal Rock Music Studies. The article is titled "Those Days Are Gone Forever: Steely Dan's Grumpy Old Guys' Blues."
The Department warmly congratulates Dr. Mike Ford, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation in Music (Historical Musicology), titled "An Agile Musicology: Improvisation in Corporate Management and Lean Startups" on November 30, 2021.