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Lina Sofia Tabak presents “Pulse Dissonance in Colombian Currulao” at the 2020 SMT conference

  GC student Lina Sofia Tabak presents “Pulse Dissonance in Colombian Currulao” at the 2020 Society for Music Theory conference. The paper studies certain complex rhythmic patterns in the Pacific-coastal genre which are arguably polymetric. She argues that these patterns can be conceptualized using an altered version of Harald Krebs’s metrical dissonance theory, adding a […]

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GC Professor Johanna Devaney Gives Keynote Talk at International Conference

Congratulations to Dr. Johanna Devaney, who will be giving one of the keynote talks at the International Society for Music Information Retrieval conference this week. The talk will reflect on how musical performance has been conceived of and studied in the music information retrieval community and will suggest some directions for future research. The talk […]

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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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Nine GC Students and Six GC Faculty Members to present at 2018 AMS/SMT Conference

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that our students and faculty will be strongly represented at the 2018 AMS/SMT Conference in San Antonio, TX from November 1-4. Eight students and three faculty members are presenting papers, one student is participating in a panel discussion, and three GC faculty are chairing different panels. A complete […]

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The 2016 AMS/SMT Conference a Major Success for GC and CUNY Scholars

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that the 2016 AMS/SMT Conference was an incredible success for our students, faculty, and alumni! Six GC students presented papers, one student participated in a panel discussion, GC faculty chaired six different paper panels, four faculty members presented papers, faculty members were represented five times on special […]

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2014 Barry Brook Dissertation Award Winners Announced

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to announce that there are two co-winners of 2014 Barry Brook Dissertation Award. The committee has also decided to grant an Honorable Mention to a third. The winners are: Drew Nobile, “A Structural Approach to the Analysis of Rock Music” Jordan Stokes, “Music and Genre in Film: Aesthetics […]

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Polina Nazaykinskaya Awarded a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that Ph.D. Composition and Music Theory student Polina Nazaykinskaya has been awarded a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. Polina is one of four CUNY students to win this prestigious and generous award for 2015. Congratulations, Polina! For more information about Polina Nazaykinskaya, see: http://www.pdsoros.org/current_fellows/#nazaykinskaya For more information […]

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Two GC Music Students featured in the American Music Review

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that two Graduate Center music students, Michael P. Lupo and Lindsey Eckenroth, are featured in the American Music Review’s recent special issue publication on Women and Popular Music. Information regarding the article publications are as follows: American Music Review, Vol. XLIII, No. 2, Spring 2014: Lullabies, Schoolyard […]

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Theorist Daniel Fox published in Perspectives of New Music

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that music theorist Daniel Fox’s article titled “Multiple Time-scales in Adès’s Rings” was published in the recent volume of Perspective of New Music. Details regarding the publication are as follows: “Multiple Time-scales in Adès’s Rings” Perspectives of New Music Volume 52 No. 1 Winter 2014 For more information about […]

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