NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW WORLD SYMPHONY

Nils Bultmann (Ph.D. Music Composition 2013) was the featured soloist in his composition for 31 violas written for and premiered by Michael Tilson Thomas and the New World Symphony.

HALCYON

Graduate Composition student Hallie Smith (Halcyon) recently performed a DJ set at San Francisco’s noted Adobe Books, alongside new music mavens Gleb Kanasevich, Dan Meyer O’Keeffe, Kim Nucci, and UC Santa Cruz professor Michelle Lou.

THE MANY FASHION-FORWARD HATS OF MELFORD

Berkeleyside profiles Professor Myra Melford, and her expanded creative purview as an educator and curator

GOURLEY PRESENTS IN AUSTRALIA

Ryan Gourley presented at the “Music and Politics in the 1930s” symposium hosted at the University of Melbourne.

BEHIND THE GLASS

Ethnomusicology graduate student Jonathan Turner presents at AMS pre-conference Backstage and Behind the Glass Sponsored by the Popular Music Study Group

SHAPREAU PUBLISHES NEW WORK ON INSTRUMENT TRADING IN WARTIME PARIS

Salz Collection Curator Carla Shapreau’s chapter “Documenting the Violin Trade in Paris: The Archives of Albert Caressa and Émile Français, 1930-1945” was published in Collecting and Provenance: A Multidisciplinary Approach (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019)

SHAPREAU PUBLISHES RESEARCH ON NAZI-ERA CONFISCATION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

Carla Shapreau, Curator of the Salz Collection of Stringed Instrument at Berkeley Music has recently contributed two publications on histories of confiscations and issues of repatriations of ancient instruments in Nazi Germany.

COSKUNSEVEN TO IRCAM

Graduate Composition student Didem Coskunseven has been accepted into ‘CURSUS’ program on composition and computer music by IRCAM, in Paris for 2020/21. Coskunseven will be supported by the George Ladd Prix De Paris.

A VOICE THAT CARRIES

Assistant Professor Delia Casadei’s essay “A voice that carries” was recently published in the edited collection Hearing the Crimean War: Wartime Sound and the Unmaking of Sense (Oxford University Press, 2019).

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