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Music Theory Student and Alumni Accomplishments

Recent Graduates Here is a list of (now former) students with newly minted Ph.Ds from the Music Theory program at the CUNY Graduate Center, followed by their current teaching position: Michèle Duguay, 2021. “Gendering the Virtual Space: Sonic Femininities and Masculinities in Contemporary Top 40 Music” (Indiana University). Simon Prosser, 2021. “A Schema-Theoretic Approach to […]

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The Elebash Award

The Elebash Award About the Award: The Baisley Powell Elebash Fund Committee welcomes applications from doctoral students at the CUNY Graduate Center pursuing topics related to music in New York City (this is broadly defined as anywhere in the five boroughs or Greater NYC area). Topics must seriously engage the cultural, political, and/or social context […]

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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

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GC Student Fifi Zhang Performs D.M.A. Recital–Stream Online!

On Friday, May 21st at 1:00pm EST, second-year DMA pianist Fifi Zhang will present a solo recital of American, German, and Russian composers, livestreamed from Elebash Hall. The program begins with the blistering Caténaires by Elliott Carter followed by four hauntingly ethereal preludes by Ruth Crawford Seeger. It also includes Johannes Brahms’ six beloved Op. […]

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The Graduate Center Presents Copland House- UNDERSCORED: November 19, 1828 By John Harbison

On Monday, March 22nd, Music from Copland House time-travels across the centuries when it features Pulitzer prize-winning composer John Harbison’s provocative quartet for piano and strings entitled November 19, 1828, the day the beloved 19th-century master Franz Schubert passed away. This eerie, ethereal “musical hallucination” invokes moments in the Viennese composer’s life, his passage into […]

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The Graduate Center Presents – Music from Copland House UNDERSCORED: Jalbert Crossings

The Graduate Center presents Music from Copland House, UNDERSCORED: Jalbert Crossings. Join us for the virtual event on Monday, January 25, 2021 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST. Free; RSVP required. Please register here to receive Zoom invitation details and reminders via email. About this Event “Wonderful music, warm performances, full of humanity and empathy, confident and transparent.” – New […]

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