Come one, come all to the 26th Annual Graduate Students in Music Conference (GSIM) held virtually March 24-25, 2023. Conference information, including the program and registration information, can be found on the GSIM website at https://gsim.commons.gc.cuny.edu.
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The January 16th proposal deadline for this year’s GSIM conference is fast approaching!
The students of the Department of Music at The Graduate Center, CUNY, are pleased to announce the 26th Annual GSIM Conference, to be held virtually on March 24-25, 2023. We invite graduate students in all disciplines who work on music to submit proposals for presentations on any topic. We are accepting proposals for academic papers and […]
Greg Hartmann, Piano Performance
Graduate Center doctoral candidate Greg Hartmann will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Concord Chamber Orchestra on Saturday, October 22nd. In addition to this concerto, the orchestra will give the world premiere of Greg’s latest composition, Cloudburst. Inspired by film scores, jazz, Shostakovich, and even the Thomas the Tank Engine theme song, Cloudburst has […]
Alice Xue, Music Theory
Alice Xue will present her essay “The Nostalgic Modernists: Tradition and Pop in Por Por Music of Accra, Ghana” at the Society of Music Theory’s (SMT) 2022 Annual Meeting on Saturday, November 12. This is Alice’s first presentation ever at a national conference! Alice hopes that she does well and makes her advisor professor Kofi […]
Ana Beatriz Mujica, Musicology
Ana Beatriz Mujica, PhD candidate in musicology at the Graduate Center, will be presenting a paper at the International Conference “Topics in Hispanic music: 18th-21st centuries” taking place at the University of Valladolid (Spain) from Oct. 20 to Oct. 22. The conference participants will discuss the application of Topic Theory to Spanish and Latin American […]
Romulo Barbosa, Ethnomusicology
The Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology is by far the most important conference in the field, and this year it will be held jointly with the American Musicological Society and the Society for Music Theory, so it should be an even bigger event. This will be my first time going to SEM in […]
Carlos Cuestas, Ethnomusicology
Carlos, a PhD Candidate in the Ethnomusicology Program, will present “After All, Music is the Cherry on Top:” Amateur Radicalism and Affective Strategies of Son Jarocho Colectivos in Southern Veracruz” at the 2022 Society for Ethnomusicology conference in New Orleans. Carlos’s ethnographic research investigates how young activists in Veracruz, Mexico, use the collective music-making features […]
Rebecca Moranis, Music Theory
Rebecca Moranis was chosen to participate in a graduate student workshop at the Society for Music Theory annual meeting in November 2022 in New Orleans. The workshop is led by Professor Nancy Rogers (Florida State University) and is titled “Intersections of Music Cognition and Music Theory Pedagogy.” The goal of this workshop is to use […]
Elebash Award / Dissertation Grant
The Elebash Award About the Award: The Baisley Powell Elebash Fund Committee welcomes applications from doctoral students pursuing topics related to music in New York City (this is broadly defined as anywhere in the five boroughs or Greater NYC area). Topics must seriously engage the cultural, political, and/or social context of greater NYC area in […]
Congratulations to Philip Ewell!
The music department is pleased and proud to announce that theory faculty member Philip Ewell has been selected to receive the Graduate Center Award for Excellence in Mentoring. Ewell is also on the music theory faculty of Hunter College. The award is due in no small part to the enthusiasm Ewell has generated from […]
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 […]
Kofi Agawu Appointed to GC Faculty
The Graduate Center—CUNY is pleased to announce the appointment of Kofi Agawu to the faculty of the music department. Prof. Agawu is a scholar of enormous range who has had a lasting impact on three distinct fields of music studies: music theory, musicology, and ethnomusicology. Kofi Agawu is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, […]