LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12:  A detailed view of the GRAMMY awards in the press room at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

GC Faculty & Graduate Student amongst the 58th Annual GRAMMY Nominations

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that faculty member and pianist Professor Ursula Oppens and D.M.A. graduate student Soyeon Kate Lee are amongst the 58th Annual GRAMMY Nominations. Professor Oppens is nominated in category 78, “Best Classical Instrumental Solo” for her recording with Cedille Records of Rzewski’s The People United Will Never Be […]

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Dr. Sylvia Kahan to be Interviewed on Smithsonian’s “Million Dollar American Princesses”

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that Dr. Sylvia Kahan will be featured in a segment about Winnaretta Singer, Princesse Edmond de Polignac in the Smithsonian Channel’s series “Million Dollar American Princesses.” This 1-hour episode, narrated by “Downton Abbey” star Elizabeth McGovern, will air this coming Sunday night, January 10th, at 8:00 p.m. […]

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Prof. David Grubbs Performing at a Benefit for the ISSUE Project Room

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that on December 9th, 2015, Prof. David Grubbs will be performing in a benefit concert for the ISSUE Project Room. The concert celebrates the collaborative work of Prof. Grubbs and poet Susan Howe, and Prof. Grubbs will be performing a solo excerpt from the piece “Souls […]

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GC D.M.A. Pianist Alexandra Joan to Perform in Bargemusic’s Masterworks Series

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that D.M.A. pianist Alexandra Joan will be performing a solo recital in the Masterworks Series at Bargemusic on December 11, 2015 at 8pm. Bargemusic is New York City’s famous floating concert hall, moored in Brooklyn, just under the Brooklyn Bridge. The program will include the following: Kaija Saariaho: Prelude […]

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GC Composer Whitney E. George Interviewed by Blue Tapes & X-Ray Records

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share an interview featuring composition student Whitney E. George with Blue Tapes and X-Ray Records, published on November 18th, 2015. An excerpt from the interview is as follows: Having recently chatted to William Basinski and Roomful of Teeth, we continue our series of interviews with our favourite modern classical […]

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Prof. David Grubbs to Perform at MoMA PS1

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that new faculty member Prof. David Grubbs will be performing at MoMA PS1 in “1+2+3: Solos, Duos, and Trios for Greater New York” on November 15th, 2015, from 1:30pm – 6pm. The performance is part of the landmark “Greater New York” exhibition, and Prof. Grubbs (guitar) […]

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Brendan Kibbee Awarded Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that ethnomusicology student Brendan Kibbee has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation fellowship for his 2016 fieldwork in Dakar, Senegal.  From January through October, Brendan will be conducting research towards his dissertation “Counterpublics and Street Assemblies in Postcolonial Dakar,” which examines correlations between performance styles and […]

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GC D.M.A. Pianist Wayne Weng to Perform in Bargemusic’s Masterworks Series

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that D.M.A. pianist Wayne Weng will be performing a solo recital in the Masterworks Series at Bargemusic on August 21st, 2015 at 8pm.  Bargemusic is New York City’s famous floating concert hall, moored in Brooklyn, just under the Brooklyn Bridge. The program will include the following: Ravel’s Pavane […]

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2014 Barry Brook Dissertation Award Winners Announced

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to announce that there are two co-winners of 2014 Barry Brook Dissertation Award. The committee has also decided to grant an Honorable Mention to a third. The winners are: Drew Nobile, “A Structural Approach to the Analysis of Rock Music” Jordan Stokes, “Music and Genre in Film: Aesthetics […]

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