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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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GC Students & Alumni featured in the 2014 Queens New Music Festival

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that the Queens New Music Festival on May 16th-18th will feature two GC Music students, and one GC Music alumni. D.M.A. flute alum Roberta Michel will be performing with GC D.M.A. pianist Mirna Lekić on Saturday, May 17th @ 6pm. Roberta and Mirna form Duo RoMi, a New York‐based ensemble dedicated […]

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Feb. 28th Concert Honors GC Faculty Member Robert Dick

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that on Friday, February 28th GC students and alumni Sarah Carrier, Melissa Keeling, Bonnie McAlvin, Roberta Michel and Jonathan Singer will be hosting an exciting tribute concert event at the Firehouse Space in Brooklyn, NY, honoring composer and GC faculty member Robert Dick.  Robert has been a […]

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Pianist Wayne Weng praised for his performance with the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share the rave review given to D.M.A. pianist Wayne Weng for his recent performance with the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra! Wayne performed Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, accompanied by an innovative video component that allowed cameras to capture and display close-up views of his hands as he performed. […]

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GC Soprano Hsin-Mei Chang to Sing in Christa Ludwig Master Class

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to announce that DMA soprano Hsin-Mei Chang will be singing in Carnegie Hall’s upcoming master class with celebrated mezzo-soprano Christa Ludwig. The master class will take place this coming Wednesday, January 15th at 7:30pm in Zankel Hall. The master class is part of Marilyn Horne’s celebration of the art of song series […]

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DMA Pianist Mirna Lekic to Present at the Fifty-Sixth National College Music Society Conference

The CUNY Graduate Center is pleased to announce that DMA student and pianist Mirna Lekić will be presenting her research on Claude Debussy’s ballet La Boîte à joujoux at the Fifty-Sixth National College Music Society Conference, to be held at the end of this month in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The conference is in collaboration with the Association for Technology in […]

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DMA Pianist William McNally to present at 2014 SAM Conference

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to announce that one of our DMA Pianists, William McNally, will be presenting a paper titled “Transatlantic Voyages of Ragtime” at the Society for American Music 2014 Conference in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Of the 313 proposals received for the conference, approximately 47% were accepted, with Mr. McNally’s being one of […]

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GC DMA Student Caroline Chin to Perform in the 2013 IFCP Festival

GC DMA student violinist Caroline Chin will be performing in the opening concert of the 2013 Institute & Festival for Contemporary Music (IFCP) at Mannes College The New School, on Sunday, June 23rd, 2013! As stated by the IFCP: “Committed to deepening performers’ and audiences understanding of avant garde music from the 20th and 21st […]

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