Four Graduate Center Scholars will be presenting papers at the Fifth Annual International Schenker Symposium, hosted by Mannes College of Music on March 15th-17th, 2013. On Friday, March 15th, 2013: Bill Rothstein, “Absence and Ambiguity in Schumann’s Manfred Overture” On Saturday, March 16th, 2013: David Gagné, “The Notion of Quintteiller in Schenker’s Published Writings” On Sunday, March 17th, 2013: Ryan Jones, […]
The GC Music Program is excited to announce that the CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences has designated Professor Philip Ewell as a recipient of the Feliks Gross Award. The award ceremony will take place on Friday, March 1, and the award itself will be presented by Associate University Provost Julia Wrigley.
On February 16th, 2013, three Graduate Center scholars will be presenting papers at the AMS Greater New York Chapter winter meeting: Professor Emeritus Dr. Barbara Hanning will be presenting “Powerless Spirit: Echo on the Musical Stage of the Late Renaissance”, doctoral student in music theory Ji Yeon Lee will be presenting “Critical Reflections on Robert Lepage’s […]
Composer and conductor Tania León, distinguished professor of music at the Graduate Center, has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Contemporary Classical Composition category (79), for “Inura for Voices, Strings and Percussion” on her CD In Motion (Albany Records, TROY 1284). The performing artists are Son Sonora Voices, directed by Judith Cluman, with Son Sonora Ensemble […]
Haralabos Stafylakis (Music) won a $15,000 Charles Ives Fellowship for 2012 from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The award will be presented at the academy’s annual ceremonial in May. Stafylakis, a Montréal-born composer, is currently working on his Ph.D. with doctoral faculty members David Del Tredici (Dist. Prof., City, Music) and Jason Eckardt (Assoc. […]
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 […]