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Dr. Faustus Concert to Feature a Roster of GC Composers & Performers

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that tomorrow, May 20th, 2015, the Dr. Faustus composers project will present its latest project, New Synchronisms, inspired by Mario Davidovsky’s eponymous compositions and will feature five world premieres of works for solo instrument and electronic sounds by GC composers Elizabeth Adams, André Brégégère, Nicholas R. Nelson, […]

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Music Graduate Alice Jones to speak at The Fifty-First Annual Commencement

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that D.M.A. Graduate Alice Jones has been chosen to speak at the 2015 Graduate Center Commencement ceremony! She was elected from many worthy candidates from all the GC doctoral programs to present some welcoming remarks to this year’s graduates. Congratulations, Alice! For more information about Alice Jones, […]

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New Collaborative Work by GC Composer Whitney George, The Curiosity Cabinet, & Puppeteer Daniel Fay

The Graduate Center Music Program is please to share that on May 23rd, 2015, The Curiosity Cabinet will be presenting a new collaborative work titled “The Curious Tale of Ed Leedskalnin” with puppeteer Daniel Fay at The Standard Toykraft in Brooklyn, featuring new music by GC composer Whitney George, and with GC DMA alumna Alice Jones playing […]

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Ensemble 365 to Perform at the 2015 Queens New Music Festival

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that Ensemble 365, consisting of Graduate Center Music performance students and alumni Alice Jones, Mary Hubbell and Karen Rostron, Marta Bedkowska and Mirna Lekić, has been selected to perform at the 2015 Queens New Music Festival. The performance will take place on Sunday, May 17, 2015,  at […]

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D.M.A. cellist Caroline Bean Stute joins “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to congratulate D.M.A. cellist Caroline Bean Stute on being selected to join “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band as a staff sergeant, the oldest professional musical organization in the country. Founded in 1798 by an Act of Congress, the 160-member organization is closely tied to the White House, […]

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GC Flutist Jessica Valiente Receives AAUW American Fellowship

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded a 2014-15 American Fellowship to GC Flutist Jessica Valiente. American Fellowships, AAUW’s oldest and largest funding program, date back to 1888 and support women scholars who are completing doctoral dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research, or finishing research for […]

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Congratulations to D.M.A. Violinist Ji In Yang for her recent performance at Alice Tully

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to congratulate Ji In Yang, a violinist in the D.M.A. program in performance, on a fantastic performance this past Tuesday, October 28th at Alice Tully Hall, as part of the Sejong Soloists. The concert was a dual celebration, commemorating Sejong’s 20th anniversary and honoring Artistic Director Hyo Kang. Highlights of […]

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GC Faculty Composer Tania León commissioned to write an Opera on the “Little Rock Nine”

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that GC Faculty member and composer Tania León has been commissioned by the University of Central Arkansas to write an opera in collaboration with Henry Louis Gates Jr. as her librettist for the upcoming 60th Anniversary of the “Little Rock Nine” events of 1957. The opera, titled Little Rock […]

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GC DMA Violinst Joan Plana Performs with Chicago’s Baroque Band

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that DMA violinist Joan Plana will be performing with Chicago’s period-instrument orchestra Baroque Band for their season finale concerts today (June 6th), tomorrow (June 7th), and this coming Wednesday (June 11th). Joan has had a very successful season as concertmaster with Baroque Band in Chicago and The […]

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