NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

BROWN FELLOWSHIP

Musicology graduate student Parkorn Wangpaiboonkit has been awarded the prestigious Howard Mayer Brown dissertation fellowship by the American Musicological Society for his project “Sounding Civilization: Race and Sovereignty in the Imperial Opera of Siam, 1870-1910.”

HIVE CHOIR

Composition Graduate Student Didem Coskunseven recently collaborated with Belfast’s HIVE Choir on their song “Murmuration,” adding electronics and visuals

BOND PUBLISHED

Visiting Lecturer Brian Bond published the chapter in the edited volume “Modern Sufis and the State: The Politics of Islam in South Asia and Beyond” (Columbia University Press)

SONEVYTSKY WINS LOCKWOOD

Music faculty member Maria Sonevytsky’s book “Wild Music: Sound and Sovereignty in Ukraine” has been awarded the prestigious Lewis Lockwood Award from the American Musicological Society.

AMS 2020

Graduate Students Ryan Gourley and Amalya Lehmann, as well as Professor Nicholas Mathew, are presenting at this year’s virtual AMS in addition to the many former Berkeleyans featured on the program.

ASK THE EXPERTS

Music alum Michael Sy Uy (B.A. ’07) has published a new book “Ask the Experts: How Ford, Rockefeller, and the NEA Changed American Music,” through Oxford University Press

GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG

Kirsten Paige (Ph.D. ’18) participated in an online panel and contributed an essay to the program guide for the Michigan Opera Theater premiere of “Götterdämmerung.”

2020 HELLMAN FELLOW

Assistant Professor Maria Sonevytsky has been awarded a Hellman Fellows Fund to develop work on Soviet children’s music

INSITUTO DE ETHNOMUSICOLOGIA

Andrew Snyder (Ph.D. ’18) was awarded a research position in affiliation with the Insituto de Etnomusicologia at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal

 

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