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The Story Behind GC Professor Joe Straus’s 2020 Wallace Berry Award

Read about Professor Joe Straus’s groundbreaking work for which he was awarded the 2020 Wallace Berry Award from the Society for Music Theory for his book Broken Beauty: Musical Modernism and the Representation of Disability: https://gc.cuny.edu/News/All-News/Detail?id=58385 This entry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

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Elebash Award / Dissertation Grant

The Elebash Award About the Award: The Baisley Powell Elebash Fund Committee welcomes applications from doctoral students 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 of greater NYC area in […]

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GC Professor Mark Spicer awarded SMT’s Outstanding Publication Award

Congratulations to GC Professor Mark Spicer, who has been awarded this year’s Outstanding Publication Award by the Society for Music Theory! The recipient of this year’s Outstanding Publication Award examines the harmonies of pop and rock music. Through a plethora of meticulous transcriptions and analyses, the article outlines the ways in which chord inversions, repeating […]

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GC Professor Joseph Straus Awarded 2020 Wallace Berry Award by SMT

Congratulations to GC Distinguished Professor Joseph Straus, who has been awarded the 2020 Wallace Berry Award from the Society for Music Theory! This year’s Wallace Berry Award honors a book that is breathtaking in its ambition, scope, and achievement. Drawing on multiple tropes of disability representation, this book explores the conditions by which modernist music […]

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Olivier Fluchaire

DMA alumnus Olivier Fluchaire, Chair of the Fine and Performing Arts Division at Manhattanville College

    Olivier Fluchaire, (D.M.A. graduate, class of 2011), was recently appointed as Chair of the Fine and Performing Arts Division at Manhattanville College (Purchase, New York). The Division counts Dance, Music, Theatre and Studio Arts disciplines with 20 undergraduate and graduate degrees and 70 full-time and part-time professors. This entry is licensed under a Creative Commons […]

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Student Stephanie Lou George to present at Society for Ethnomusicology annual conference

  GC student Stephanie Lou George recently presented a paper entitled “‘It used to be all Hindi’: The Global Resonance of Indo-Guyanese ‘Madrasi’ Sonic Practices for Invoking a Local Tamil Diaspora” at Society for Ethnomusicology annual conference! In this presentation, Stephanie drew from Juan Flores’s idea of diasporic music making and exchange as forms of […]

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GC Professor Eliot Bates Presents at AES and SEM

GC Professor Eliot Bates recently presented talks at two conferences: “When Manley Pride Threatens Manly Pride: Examining Gear Online” for the panel “Unlocking the Control Room: Equity Achievements in Audio” at the Audio Engineering Society conference, and “Resource ecologies, political economies, and the ethics of audio technologies in the anthropocene” at the Society for Ethnomusicology […]

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Graeme Steele Johnson, semifinalist at Young Concert Artists International Auditions

D.M.A. student Graeme Steele Johnson was selected as a semifinalist in this year’s Young Concert Artists International Auditions. Here’s a link to more info on their website: https://yca.org/2020-semifinalists/. Congratulation, Graeme! This entry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.

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Kathryn Straker

Kathryn Straker to present at AMS/SMT 2020 on November 14th

GC student Kathryn Straker to present a paper entitled “At Home with the Exotic: The Celtic and the Oriental as Mutual Otherworlds in British Psychedelia” at the upcoming AMS/SMT 2020 on November 14th. Congrats, Kathryn! About: Appropriations from Near Eastern music are a well-known psychedelic signifier in 1960s folk and rock, and in this paper […]

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