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Theorist Zachary Bernstein wins the 2014 Patricia Carpenter Emerging Scholar Award

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to announce that theorist Zachary Bernstein was awarded the 2014 Patricia Carpenter Emerging Scholar Award from the Music Theory Society of New York State for his paper titled “The Problem of Completion in Milton Babbitt’s Music and Thought.” As part of the award, the paper will be published in an upcoming […]

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Joseph Prestamo wins this year’s Robert Starer Composition Award

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to announce that the winner of this year’s  Robert Starer Composition Award is Joseph Prestamo for “Ballade” for solo piano. Joseph described this work in the following program note (quoted from his website): “Chopin was the first to use the title ‘Ballade’ for an abstract, single movement piano work. Many composers, […]

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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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GC Composition Student André Brégégère to present at the International Csound Conference

The CUNY Graduate Center is pleased to announce that composition doctoral student André Brégégère will be presenting his composition, Against The Grain, at The International Csound Conference at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts at the end of October. The International Csound Conference provides a venue for Csound developers and users to discuss various aspects of the audio […]

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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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