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Ethno Student Lynne Stillings Wins Fulbright-Hays Fellowship

Ethnomusicology student Lynne Stillings has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2019-2020.  Her project, “Performing Empowerment: Children’s Rights and Musical Participation in Senegal,” will provide a critical examination of the ways that musical performance is being used to introduce concepts of children’s rights to children and youth in Dakar, Senegal.  Lynne previously received […]

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Chris McGuinness Wins Prize for 2017 Paper

Ethnomusicology grad student Chris McGuinness was awarded the Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy Prize for his paper, presented at the 2017 Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference, “Reframed as Heroes: Communist Martyr Songs in Telengana, India.”  In awarding the honor, the Prize Committee stated, “‘Reframed as Heroes’ takes a sophisticated and theoretically informed approach to the emotions mediated […]

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Nine GC Students and Six GC Faculty Members to present at 2018 AMS/SMT Conference

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that our students and faculty will be strongly represented at the 2018 AMS/SMT Conference in San Antonio, TX from November 1-4. Eight students and three faculty members are presenting papers, one student is participating in a panel discussion, and three GC faculty are chairing different panels. A complete […]

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DMA Pianist Quynh Nguyen places Twice in The American Prize 2017-18 Competition

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that DMA pianist Quynh Nguyen was named as the second prize winner of The American Prize Lorin Hollander Award, as well as the second prize winner in the Solo Piano Professional Division of The American Prize 2017-18 competition.  Praised by the Boston Globe as “a musical and expressive player,” pianist Quynh Nguyen has […]

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Alumna Pianist Mirna Lekić named as a Winner in The American Prize 2017-18 Competition

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that pianist and alumna Mirna Lekić was named as a winner in the The American Prize 2017-18 Competition, in the solo piano performance professional division. Mirna Lekić is a Bosnian-American pianist active as a recitalist, chamber musician and educator. Praised for her “intelligent and sincere pianism” (Examiner), and “natural inventiveness and […]

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Performance by Alumnus Pianist Ran Dank listed in Top 10 Chicago Concerts of 2017

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that pianist and alumnus Ran Dank’s performance of Fred Rzewski’s The People United Will Never Be Defeated! this past April was listed as one of the top ten classical concerts in Chicago in 2017 by the Chicago Classical Review. Dank’s performance was described as follows: “When the pianist who was originally […]

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Alumni Olivier Fluchaire and Yoojin Oh featured in “Piano Music” Magazine

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that alumni Olivier Fluchaire and Yoojin Oh are featured in the November 2017 issue of the prestigious Korean music magazine “Piano Music,” discussing their perspectives as partners on stage and in life! Images of the article are included below. For more information about Olivier Fluchaire, see http://www.olivierfluchaire.com/.  For more information […]

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Coming to the GC on December 2nd: The Leonard Bernstein Marathon

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that on December 2nd, 2017, the GC will be hosting a Leonard Bernstein Marathon in the Elebash Recital Hall! This event will be a monumental eight-hour concert featuring performances of Leonard Bernstein’s most beloved works and some hidden gems. World premieres of new works by contemporary […]

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Work of GC Composition Professor Tania León and her new “Little Rock Nine” Opera featured in the NYTimes

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that the work of composition professor Tania León and her new opera on the Little Rock Nine were featured in a New York Times article on October 2nd, 2017, following excerpts from the work being performed at the University of Central Arkansas. For the complete New […]

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GC D.M.A. violinist Pala Garcia and cellist John Popham release debut album for Longleash Trio

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that on September 22nd, 2017, Longleash trio, comprised of GC D.M.A. violinist Pala Garcia, GC D.M.A. cellist John Popham and pianist Renate Rohlfing, released their debut album with New Focus recordings titled “Passage.” The album features the first commercial recordings of innovative piano trios, written by […]

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GC D.M.A. Pianist Leann Osterkamp to release album of the Complete Piano Solo Works of Leonard Bernstein

The Graduate Center is pleased to congratulate D.M.A. pianist Leann Osterkamp on her upcoming album release, featuring the complete solo piano works of Leonard Bernstein! Osterkamp will be playing a CD release concert at Steinway Hall on September 25, 2017, at 7pm. The concert is an invite-only event; For more information contact Leann at contact@leannosterkamp.com. […]

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