Olivier Fluchaire, (D.M.A. graduate, class of 2011), was recently appointed as Chair of the Fine and Performing Arts Division at Manhattanville College (Purchase, New York). The Division counts Dance, Music, Theatre and Studio Arts disciplines with 20 undergraduate and graduate degrees and 70 full-time and part-time professors.
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D.M.A. student Audrey Chen was selected as a semifinalist in this year’s Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Here’s a link to more info on their website: https://buff.ly/2SUyaHq. Congratulations to Audrey!
GC student Stephanie Lou George recently presented a paper entitled “‘It used to be all Hindi’: The Global Resonance of Indo-Guyanese ‘Madrasi’ Sonic Practices for Invoking a Local Tamil Diaspora” at Society for Ethnomusicology annual conference! In this presentation, Stephanie drew from Juan Flores’s idea of diasporic music making and exchange as forms of […]
D.M.A. student Graeme Steele Johnson was selected as a semifinalist in this year’s Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Here’s a link to more info on their website: https://yca.org/2020-semifinalists/. Congratulation, Graeme!
GC student Kathryn Straker to present a paper entitled “At Home with the Exotic: The Celtic and the Oriental as Mutual Otherworlds in British Psychedelia” at the upcoming AMS/SMT 2020 on November 14th. Congrats, Kathryn! About: Appropriations from Near Eastern music are a well-known psychedelic signifier in 1960s folk and rock, and in this paper […]
GC student Greg Hartmann to present a paper entitled “Expanding Parsimony to Microtonal Music” in the upcoming 2020 Society for Music Theory conference. This presentation explores how expanding the definition of parsimony enables us to find parsimonious relationships such as P, L, and R in microtonal music of many different cardinalities.
Music theory Ph.D. candidate Stephen Gomez-Peck to present a paper entitled “(Hyper)metrical Games in Schubert’s Early Piano Sonatas”, at the upcoming 2020 Joint Meeting of the SMT and the AMS. About: While scholars have long recognized and engaged with rhythmic and metric virtuosity and playfulness in the music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven, there is little such […]
GC professor Ben Lapidus will be presenting a paper entitled “El Patio de Adela: Music, Medicine, and Cultural Preservation in Guantánamo, Cuba” at the upcoming The Society for Ethnomusicology 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, on Oct. 30 from 2-4pm. Congratulations! Founded in February 2014 and operating out of Dr. Adela Gómez Blanco’s backyard, El patio de […]
Congratulation to Martha Schulenburg, who will be presenting a paper entitled “‘Those Theda Bara Eyes’: The Remediation of the Vamp from Cinema to Tin Pan Alley” at the American Musicological Society annual conference. This paper explores the creation and refashioning of the vampire women or “vamp” in American cinema and Tin Pan Alley during the […]
GC student Lina Sofia Tabak presents “Pulse Dissonance in Colombian Currulao” at the 2020 Society for Music Theory conference. The paper studies certain complex rhythmic patterns in the Pacific-coastal genre which are arguably polymetric. She argues that these patterns can be conceptualized using an altered version of Harald Krebs’s metrical dissonance theory, adding a […]
Peter Manuel, emeritus professor of ethnomusicology, will be presenting a paper entitled “South Asian Musics and Cultural Remittances in Global Perspective: Making Sense out of Diasporic Flows” at the upcoming The Society for Ethnomusicology 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting. Congratulations, Professor Manuel!
Congratulation to CUNY Ethnomusicology PhD Student Lynne Stillings, who will be presenting a paper entitled “The Right to Participation: Childhood, NGOs, and Cultural Production in Dakar, Senegal”, at the upcoming The Society for Ethnomusicology 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting! Summary: In Senegal, programs that utilize music as a means of promoting children’s rights have become a […]