Archive | DMA Performance and Research Highlights


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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Composition by GC Student Kinan Azmeh Lauded by Music Critic Alex Ross

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 […]

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Pianists Lee & Dank sign with artist Agencies

Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank, brilliant pianists in the GC’s D.M.A. program, have signed on with prestigious artist agencies: Mr. Dank with Colbert Artists Management, and Ms. Lee with Diane Saldick Management. These agencies manage illustrious musicians such as pianists Alfred Brendel and Ursula Oppens, cellist Janos Starker, conductor Jorge Mester, and clarinetist Charles […]

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