Please join us in congratulating musicologist Lidia Chang (Ph.D. 2021) who has accepted a tenure-track job at Colorado College! Lidia is a Baroque flutist and musicologist whose dissertation, “‘Leisure with Decorum’: Gentlemen Making Music in the Georgian Era’ was advised by Stephanie Jensen-Moulton. Congratulations Lidia!
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Kristofer Eckelhoff, Musicology
Kris Königin (they/he), a trans musicologist and vocal instructor, will present his work “Archiving Trans, Trans in the Archive: A Methodological Framework for Studying and Locating Our Musical ‘Trancestors’” at both the American Studies Association (5 Nov) and American Musicological Society (10 Nov) national conferences in New Orleans. Using primary sources from the 1860s through […]
Ana Beatriz Mujica, Musicology
Ana Beatriz Mujica, PhD candidate in musicology at the Graduate Center, will be presenting a paper at the International Conference “Topics in Hispanic music: 18th-21st centuries” taking place at the University of Valladolid (Spain) from Oct. 20 to Oct. 22. The conference participants will discuss the application of Topic Theory to Spanish and Latin American […]
GC Professor Sylvia Kahan Publishes Chapter in Book!
GC Professor Sylvia Kahan (DMA, ’93) is happy to announce the publication of a book chapter, “Gabriel Fauré’s ‘Other’ Career in the Paris and London Music Salons,” in the newly-released Fauré Studies (Cambridge University Press). https://www.cambridge.org/core/books/faure-studies/CBA3E1F25CB100F5947A80290F872FC7
Two Music Department Students Selected for GC Dissertation Showcase
Congratulations to Serena Wang (Adviser, Professor Anne Stone) and Emily Weiss (Adviser, Professor Jeffrey Taylor), who are among 10 students chosen through a competitive application process for this year’s Dissertation Showcase! Imagine summing up years of dissertation research and writing in a lively, three-minute public presentation. Ten students will do just that at The Graduate Center’s fourth annual “Inside The Graduate […]
GC Alum Dave Pearson Publishes Book
Congratulations to music alumnus David Pearson (musicology, 2017) on the publication of his book Rebel Music in the Triumphant Empire: Punk Rock in the 1990s United States, by Oxford University Press. The book situates 1990s punk in the politics of the era, drawing together information from numerous zines, interviews with key participants in the scene, […]
GC Alum Lukas Gabric Publishes Book
Congratulations to GC Alum Lukas Gabric (PhD Musicology, 2020), whose book The Rhythm Changes Guide has just been published: The Rhythm Changes Guide The most comprehensive guide for rhythm changes ever published, offering a wealth of information for beginners and professionals alike. Written in the language of the working musician and clearly laid out. The […]
Kathryn Straker to present at AMS/SMT 2020 on November 14th
GC student Kathryn Straker to present a paper entitled “At Home with the Exotic: The Celtic and the Oriental as Mutual Otherworlds in British Psychedelia” at the upcoming AMS/SMT 2020 on November 14th. Congrats, Kathryn! About: Appropriations from Near Eastern music are a well-known psychedelic signifier in 1960s folk and rock, and in this paper […]
Martha Schulenburg presents at the American Musicological Society annual conference
Congratulation to Martha Schulenburg, who will be presenting a paper entitled “‘Those Theda Bara Eyes’: The Remediation of the Vamp from Cinema to Tin Pan Alley” at the American Musicological Society annual conference. This paper explores the creation and refashioning of the vampire women or “vamp” in American cinema and Tin Pan Alley during the […]
Veronica da Rosa Guimaraes Wins Mario Capelloni Dissertation Fellowship
The music department is proud to announce musicology student Veronica da Rosa Guimaraes as the winner of the Mario Capelloni Dissertation Fellowship for her work “Reconsidering the Genesis of the Troubadours through New Methodological Approaches.” The fellowship carries a cash prize of $25,000. Congratulations to Veronica for her outstanding work.
Tina Frühauf Releases New Book
The Graduate Center, CUNY faculty member Tina Frühauf’s latest book, Postmodernity’s Musical Pasts, has just been released. Below is a description of the book from Boydell & Brewer Publishers: “Postmodernity’s Musical Pasts covers topics from classical to popular and neo-traditional musics to concerns of the disciplines of musicology. Such varied topics mirror the eclectic and diverse […]
Zdravko Blažeković Chairs ICTM Study Group Conference
The 16th ICTM Study Group on Iconography of the Performing Arts’s conference, chaired by Dr. Zdravko Blažeković, on “Music in Popular Theater and Ritual” is taking place in Montevideo & Salto, in Uruguay, 23-26 October 2019. The conference is locally organized by the Centro de Investigación en artes y escénicas del litoral noroeste of the Universidad […]