James Currie is an Associate Professor of Music in Historical Musicology at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Currie is a writer and performer whose work deals with articulating the points of interaction and shifts between music, history, philosophy and politics. His scholarly writings have appeared many times, including in the Journal of the American Musicological
Nina Young is Assistant Professor of Composition and Director of Electronic Music Studios at the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin. She was previously an assistant professor in the Department of the Arts at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She completed the DMA program in composition at Columbia in 2016. Before joining Columbia, Nina received a
This recording contains the Goldberg Variations by J. S. Bach and the Piano Sonata Op. 5: the first and last piano work, recorded by the legendary pianist Glenn Gould. American Record Guide: 'An unusually good recording.' The gramophone: beautifully and intimately scaled. 'Adam Rozlach, Polish radio:' Baczewska is a very sensitive pianist, perfect comfortable with Bach
The musical writings of Hermann von Helmholtz are often read as the epitome of a high level of technical sophistication that was made possible by intensive investments in German experimental science after 1850. But one overlooked, contradicting aspect of the historical meaning of these texts should be recognized: namely, their intended status as popular science. Helmholtz ’attempt to ground modernity
Aaron Fox came to Columbia in 1997. From 1994-1997 he taught at the University of Washington, Seattle in the Departments of Anthropology and Music. He holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin (1995) and an AB in Music from Harvard College. Aaron led the department from 2008 to 2011. He was a frequent director of the Center for
The College of Music at Columbia University presents its 1971 Spring Concert: Music of the 15th Century and a Composite Missa L'Homme Armé.Music Director, Richard TaruskinProgramAve Power Virtues / Prophets / Poor - Nicolas GrenonPontifici the Beauty of the Mirror - John Song Initially Power / The blessed race / blessed - John CesarisEya sweet / goodbye acceptable - Jean
Alessandra Ciucci holds a PhD in music (ethnomusicology) from the City University of New York at the Graduate Center. Her research interests include: the music of Morocco, the Maghreb, the Mediterranean, gender and sexuality, sung poetry, popular music of the Arab world, and music and migration. Her articles appear in Ethnomusicology, The Yearbook for Traditional Music, The
The College of Music at Columbia University presents its Autumn Concert 2002 in collaboration with the Harvard Glee Club: Hail Coelorum.Music Director David LyczkowskiProgramColumbia College MusicumAlma Mother - AnonAlma Mother - OckeghemAve Queen of heaven - DuFayAgnus from Missa Ave Maria - DuFayAlma mother / Hail the Königin
Sarah Adams began her musical education in Cleveland, Ohio, where her first teachers were Cleveland Orchestra members Kurt Loebel and Edward Ormond, and where she won the first Cleveland Orchestra String Competition and the Louis Lane Scholarship. She studied at the Eastman School of Music with Martha Katz and received her BA and MM from Kent State University, where she was at
Paul Damian Hogan is a New York City based composer. He was recently nominated for an Emmy for his score on Birders: The Central Park Effect. He received his PhD in musical composition from Columbia University in 2007 and then decided to write music for film and television. He composed scores for the films Shored Up, Birders: The Central Park Effect (HBO),
Christopher Buchenholz is an American composer whose orchestral, chamber, vocal, and piano works have been best received in the United States and abroad. His compositions are best known for their extraordinary mix of traditional musical soundscapes, relentless counterpoints, complicated rhythmic aggregations and innovative harmonic movements. His music was
The Columbia University Orchestra received a $ 1 million transforming gift from an anonymous donor.
Oliver La Rosa's music and research explores the concept of musical instruments in electronic and computer music, designing instruments that listen, understand, remember, and respond. Its open source silent drum and MANO controllers use computer vision techniques to continuously track and classify hand gestures.
George E. Lewis is the Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music at Columbia University, where he is an Area Chair in Composition and a Faculty in Historical Musicology.
Anna-Louise Walton is an American chamber music and electronic music composer. Her works have been performed by ensembles such as Talea Ensemble, Trio Catch, Fonema Consort, Quatuor Diotima, Mivos Quartet, Surplus Ensemble, Ecce Ensemble, Switch ~ Ensemble and Versipel Collective. Her music was also shown at the MATA Festival, the ManiFests of the IRCAM, the International Darmstadt Summer
Georg Friedrich Haas joined Columbia University as a full-time professor in September 2013. This appointment promises to bolster and strengthen the reputation of our composition program as one of the strongest, most progressive and international programs of its kind in the United States. Haas has become one of the most important European composers of his time
Akira Takaoka, born in Tokyo, Japan, is a composer and music theorist. He is currently Research Officer at Columbia University in New York, Lecturer at Temple University Japan Campus, Lecturer and Research Associate at the Graduate School of Science and Engineering and the Institute of Sensory Robotics at Chuo University in Tokyo, Japan, where he teaches music theory and directs
Natacha Diels (DMA, Composition, 2016) is Assistant Professor at the University of California, San Diego. Her work combines ritual, improvisation, traditional instrumental technique and cynical play to create worlds of curiosity and discomfort. As an accomplished composer and interpreter, Natacha's unique musical approach continues to contribute to the continuous development of new ones