GC Student Melissa Khong Wins Belgium American Educational Foundation Fellowship

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to announce the recent success of musicology doctoral student Melissa Khong in winning a prestigious fellowship from the Belgium American Educational Foundation. The research fellowship will provide funding for Melissa to spend the next the next academic year in Brussels and Liège to consult and study numerous manuscripts of […]

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Brook and Starer Award Winners Announced

The CUNY Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to announce the winners of the Brook and Starer Awards for this year: Barry Brook Dissertation Award:   Nathan Bowen for “Mobile Phones, Group Improvisation, and Music: Trends in Digital Socialized Music Making” Robert Starer Composition Award:  Jessica Rudman for “First Praise” for Mixed Sextet   Congratulations to Nathan and Jessica!

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GC Student Melissa L. Khong Published in the Dutch Journal of Music Theory

The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to congratulate musicology student Melissa L. Khong on the publication of her article titled “A Neo-Beethovenian Approach? The Case of Guillaume Lekeu’s String Quartet” in the Dutch Journal of Music Theory,  Vol. 18, No. 1 (Winter 2013). The Dutch Journal of Music Theory is a tri-annual, peer-reviewed journal that embraces […]

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Foundation for Iberian Music Featured on CUNY TV

The Foundation for Iberian Music has been featured on a recent episode of CUNY TV! Watch the interview with  Foundation Director Dr. Antoni Piza at Episode Details Original tape date: February 13, 2013. First aired: February 24, 2013. Summary: This month, the news magazine show about CUNY dives headfirst into music. First, we visit with the freestyle […]

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Composition by GC Student Kinan Azmeh Lauded by Music Critic Alex Ross

A “spellbinding solo meditation that hovered between Arabic cantillation and expanded Western tonality, with hints of jazz” and the “most memorable moment of the Divan’s New York residency,” wrote the New Yorker music critic Alex Ross, of Kinan Azmeh’s “Prayer: A Tribute to Edward Said,” performed at a January 29 chamber concert, one of several […]

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GC Composer recipient of a Providence Premiere Commission for April Festival

The Graduate Center Music Program is excited to share that one of our Composition students, Haralabos [Harry] Stafylakis,  has recently received a commission from Providence Premiere, a non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for  new music across communities in the state of Rhode Island. Haralabos will be composing a new trio for soprano Blythe Walker, violinist Alexey Shabalin, […]

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Four GC Scholars to Present at the Fifth Annual International Schenker Symposium

Four Graduate Center Scholars will be presenting papers at the Fifth Annual International Schenker Symposium, hosted by Mannes College of Music on March 15th-17th, 2013. On Friday, March 15th, 2013: Bill Rothstein, “Absence and Ambiguity in Schumann’s Manfred Overture” On Saturday, March 16th, 2013: David Gagné, “The Notion of Quintteiller in Schenker’s Published Writings” On Sunday, March 17th, 2013: Ryan Jones, […]

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The Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies (CLACLS) funds travel and research through their  Summer Research Travel Fellowship. Eligible expenses generally include travel and accommodation costs incurred to examine archival and other primary source material and/or to interview relevant informants. Partial awards to cover the eligible expenses may be made. (Expenses attendant to travel to scholarly conferences, […]

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