Glenda Goodman, Assistant Professor of music at the University of Pennsylvania, will present "Tunebooks, Manuscripts, and Wampum: Addressing the Problem of Colonialist Archives in Early America" as part of the Historical Musicology and Music Theory Colloquium series.
The French-American pianist Julia Den Boer performs a program of compositions for solo piano with three works by Columbia composers, including the European première of DUX, by Composition faculty member Zosha Di Castri (Den Boer's collaboration with the composer supported by the Yvar Mikhasoff Trust).
Ashkan Behzadi, Three Nocturnes
Zosha Di Castri, DUX (2017), European première
Anssi Karttunen (cello) and Nicolas Hodges (piano) will give a recital at the Columbia Global Center | Paris (4, Rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris) on Saturday, April 22 at 8:00 pm. The program will feature the two sonatas for cello and piano by Johannes Brahms, a work by Betsy Jolas, and world premières by Columbia composers Ashkan Behzadi and Fred Lerdahl.
Dr. Andrew Goldman, Presidential Scholar in Society and Neuroscience, will deliver the talk, "Improvisation as a Way of Knowing."
Marin Alsop, distinguished conductor and Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, is the recipient of the 2017 Ditson Conductor’s Award for the advancement of American music, Columbia University has announced.
The Heyman Center for the Humanities and the Society of Fellows in the Humanities invite graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty, and PhDs in the humanities to a workshop on academic publishing led by Professor Ellie Hisama. Topics to be covered include deciding where and when to submit your work, preparing an article and book proposal for submission, responding to readers' reports, working with editors and publishers, securing permissions, and negotiating a book contract.
Come to Book Culture at 536 West 112th Street, Sunday, October 15th at 4pm, for a special discussion of Arlen and Harburg's Over the Rainbow with the author, Walter Frisch, and Kevin Fellezs.
This concert explores the intersection of new music, sound arts, electronics, choreography and image. Come engage with musical soundscapes, both natural and urban, acoustic and electroacoustic, which resonate politically and personally. Featuring artists working at Columbia University and friends from the broader artistic community. Featured artists: David Adamcyk, Camila Agosto, Katherine Balch, David Bird, Courtney Bryan, Justin Cabrillos, Gabrielle Da Costa, Zosha Di Castri, Dani Dobkin, Diego Espinosa, Jordan Morley, Mary Kouyoumdjian, Lu Wang, and Sam Yulsman.
The concert is free, but RSVP is required at
PhD candidates Paula Harper (HM) and Michael Weinstein-Reiman (Theory) presented papers on Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj at the international biennial Feminist Theory and Music conference at San Francisco State University, July 27-30. Congratulations, Paula and Michael!