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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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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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The 2014-2015 ACLS Fellowship Competition

The American Council of Learned Societies invites applications for multiple fellowship opportunities, including a collaborative research fellowship and a digital innovations fellowship. Upcoming deadlines for fellowship applications are as follows: 2014-15 Competitions Deadlines ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships September 24, 2014 ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships September 24, 2014 ACLS Fellowships September 24, 2014 ACLS Programs in China Studies: Luce/ACLS […]

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Composition Student Jessica Rudman to Present at 2014 SAM Conference

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to announce that one of our Composition Students, Jessica Rudman, will be presenting a paper titled “Disruption and Development: Pitch Processes in the Music of Ellen Taaffe Zwilich” at the Society for American Music 2014 Conference in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Of the 313 proposals received for the conference, approximately 47% […]

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GC DMA Student Caroline Chin to Perform in the 2013 IFCP Festival

GC DMA student violinist Caroline Chin will be performing in the opening concert of the 2013 Institute & Festival for Contemporary Music (IFCP) at Mannes College The New School, on Sunday, June 23rd, 2013! As stated by the IFCP: “Committed to deepening performers’ and audiences understanding of avant garde music from the 20th and 21st […]

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