NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

VASSILANDONAKIS, POPE JOAN

The Greek National Opera has commissioned Yiorgos Vassilandonakis Ph.D. ’06 to write a new opera to celebrate their 80th anniversary. Pope Joan will be premiered in the Stavros Niarchos Hall in 2020

OLIVARES & LES GENS DE BERKELEY

Clara Olivares, a graduate student in Composition and native of France, sat down for an interview with Les Gens de Berkeley

BAMBERGER ACHIEVEMENT

Jeanne Bamberger M.A. ’51 was named Society for Education Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE) Lifetime Achievement Award winner for her significant contributions to the field of music psychology

CHEN TO TAIPEI

Lily Chen, Ph.D. ’17 has been appointed Assistant Professor of Music Composition at Taipei National University of the Arts where she will teach composition and music technology

MELFORD AT CIVITELLA RANIERI

Professor Myra Melford was named Fellow at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation for summer 2019 in Umbertide, Italy

AHRENDT TO UTRECHT

Rebekah Ahrendt Ph.D. ’11 has joined the Department of Media and Culture Studies as an Associate Professor at the Universiteit Utrecht in Utrecht, the Netherlands following stints at Yale and Tufts

GOODHEART AT RPI

Matthew Goodheart Ph.D. ’13 has been appointed Assistant Professor of Music Composition at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he will teach composition, improvisation, and sound installation

CHISHOLM ’15

Leon Chisholm Ph.D ’15  is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Collaborative Research Center 980 at the Free University in Berlin, and a Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute 

AZAHAR WINS AAUW FELLOWSHIP

Ph.D. Ethnomusicology student Christina Azahar has been named a 2019-20 Fellow by The American Association of University Women (AAUW)

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