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Veronica da Rosa Guimaraes Wins Mario Capelloni Dissertation Fellowship

The music department is proud to announce musicology student Veronica da Rosa Guimaraes as the winner of the Mario Capelloni Dissertation Fellowship for her work “Reconsidering the Genesis of the Troubadours through New Methodological Approaches.” The fellowship carries a cash prize of $25,000. Congratulations to Veronica for her outstanding work. This entry is licensed under a […]

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Tina Frühauf Releases New Book

The Graduate Center, CUNY faculty member Tina Frühauf’s latest book, Postmodernity’s Musical Pasts, has just been released. Below is a description of the book from Boydell & Brewer Publishers: “Postmodernity’s Musical Pasts covers topics from classical to popular and neo-traditional musics to concerns of the disciplines of musicology. Such varied topics mirror the eclectic and diverse […]

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Magdalena Filipczak Makes Carnegie Hall Debut

The Graduate Center, CUNY DMA candidate in performance and Polish violinist Magdalena Filipczak makes her Carnegie Hall Debut on March 18th at 8PM in a program inspired by the phantasy motive, including master Phantasies by Schubert and Schönberg. Filipczak also showcases selections from her debut Album Essence of Violin, featuring works by Saint-Saëns, Britten, Lutosławski, […]

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David Grubbs Releases “Simultaneous Soloists”

Anthony McCall and David Grubbs, Simultaneous Soloists (Pioneer Works Press) Simultaneous Soloists is an artist’s book emerging from Anthony McCall’s exhibition Solid Light Works and the accompanying performance series Four Simultaneous Soloists, organized by David Grubbs. It documents these ephemeral events through multiple means: an extensive conversation between McCall and Grubbs detailing a decade of […]

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Tina Frühauf Receives DAAD Visiting Professorship

Tina Frühauf received a DAAD Visiting Professorship to teach at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich in the summer semester of 2019. Together with local faculty, she organized the symposium “Jewish Music in Southern Germany—History, Exile, Continuance,” held on 12-13 July 2019 at the Musikwissenschaftliches Institut.  This entry is licensed under a Creative […]

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Suzanne Farrin Named Guggenheim Fellow

Suzanne Farrin, composition faculty at Hunter College and The CUNY Graduate Center, was awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship in recognition of her exceptional creativity in the arts. Farrin’s music has been performed by some of the world’s great musicians and her Guggenheim citation highlighted her inventive explorations of instrumental and vocal sound. Farrin’s opera, “Dolce La Morte,” […]

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Bradford Garvey Accepts Appointment at Amherst College

Ethnomusicology student Bradford Garvey has accepted an appointment as Valentine Visiting Assistant Professor for 2019-2020 at Amherst College in Massachusetts. Brad is currently preparing to defend his dissertation, “Poems to Open Palms:  Praise Performance and the State in the Sultanate of Oman.”  Based on thirteen months of fieldwork supported by a Wenner-Gren dissertation fellowship, the […]

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Joseph Alpar Accepts Appointment at Bennington College

Ethnomusicology student Joseph Alpar has accepted an appointment as Visiting Faculty for 2019-2020 at Bennington College in Vermont.  Joe recently defended his dissertation, “Music and Jewish Practice in Contemporary Istanbul: Preserving Heritage, Bending Tradition,” based on twenty-two months of fieldwork with Turkey’s largest Jewish community. The dissertation examines the musical activities of cantors (hazzanim) and […]

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