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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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GC Professor Tania León given honorable mention in Tony Award Acceptance Speech by Jeanine Tesori

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share with you a video of composer Jeanine Tesori’s acceptance speech when she won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical Score for Fun Home. We are honored to have GC Music Composition faculty member Professor Tania León acknowledged by name in her acceptance speech: “I am so […]

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51st Commencement: Address on Behalf of the Graduates by Alice Jones

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share the address given on behalf of the Graduates by D.M.A. Graduate Alice Jones at the 51st Commencement of The Graduate Center, CUNY (Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, May 26, 2015): Good evening. It is such an honor to speak on behalf of the 2015 graduates. Thank you […]

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Dr. Faustus Concert to Feature a Roster of GC Composers & Performers

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that tomorrow, May 20th, 2015, the Dr. Faustus composers project will present its latest project, New Synchronisms, inspired by Mario Davidovsky’s eponymous compositions and will feature five world premieres of works for solo instrument and electronic sounds by GC composers Elizabeth Adams, André Brégégère, Nicholas R. Nelson, […]

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