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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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, […]

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