The CUNY Graduate Center is pleased to announce that composition doctoral student André Brégégère will be presenting his composition, Against The Grain, at The International Csound Conference at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts at the end of October. The International Csound Conference provides a venue for Csound developers and users to discuss various aspects of the audio […]
The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to announce that one of our Composition Students, Jessica Rudman, will be presenting a paper titled “Disruption and Development: Pitch Processes in the Music of Ellen Taaffe Zwilich” at the Society for American Music 2014 Conference in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Of the 313 proposals received for the conference, approximately 47% […]
New York, NY — On May 17, 2013, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will present the Victor Herbert Award to ASCAP member Tania León, Founder & Artistic Director of Composers Now Festival and Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York Graduate Center. The award, given during ASCAP’s 14th annual […]
The CUNY Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to announce the winners of the Brook and Starer Awards for this year: Barry Brook Dissertation Award: Nathan Bowen for “Mobile Phones, Group Improvisation, and Music: Trends in Digital Socialized Music Making” Robert Starer Composition Award: Jessica Rudman for “First Praise” for Mixed Sextet Congratulations to Nathan and Jessica!
A “spellbinding solo meditation that hovered between Arabic cantillation and expanded Western tonality, with hints of jazz” and the “most memorable moment of the Divan’s New York residency,” wrote the New Yorker music critic Alex Ross, of Kinan Azmeh’s “Prayer: A Tribute to Edward Said,” performed at a January 29 chamber concert, one of several […]
The Graduate Center Music Program is excited to share that one of our Composition students, Haralabos [Harry] Stafylakis, has recently received a commission from Providence Premiere, a non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for new music across communities in the state of Rhode Island. Haralabos will be composing a new trio for soprano Blythe Walker, violinist Alexey Shabalin, […]
Composer and conductor Tania León, distinguished professor of music at the Graduate Center, has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Contemporary Classical Composition category (79), for “Inura for Voices, Strings and Percussion” on her CD In Motion (Albany Records, TROY 1284). The performing artists are Son Sonora Voices, directed by Judith Cluman, with Son Sonora Ensemble […]
Haralabos Stafylakis (Music) won a $15,000 Charles Ives Fellowship for 2012 from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The award will be presented at the academy’s annual ceremonial in May. Stafylakis, a Montréal-born composer, is currently working on his Ph.D. with doctoral faculty members David Del Tredici (Dist. Prof., City, Music) and Jason Eckardt (Assoc. […]