NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

GÖNCÜ WINS FROMM

Music Composition graduate Selim Göncü (Ph.D. anticipated Spring 2022) was awarded a prestigious 2021 commission from the Fromm Music Commission at Harvard University.

19TH CENTURY MUSIC

Kirsten Paige (Ph.D. 2018) guest-edited and contributed an essay to a special issue of 19th-Century Music (“Music and the Invention of Environment”) that appeared in August 2021. Professor James Q. Davies also authored an essay for the volume.

32 SONATAS

Professor Nicholas Mathew will perform as part of the complete Beethoven piano sonata cycle at SFJazz with Mari Kodama to celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday.

PISK PRIZE

Musicology graduate student Parkorn Wangpaiboonkit has been awarded the Pisk Prize of the American Musicological Society, which recognizes the best graduate student paper of the year.

HARD SONGS

Professor Emily Zazulia, in collaboration with the ensemble Cut Circle, released an album of technically ambitious, historically important, and never-before-recorded polyphonic music from the fifteenth-century.

DONAUESCHINGER MUSIKTAGE

Graduate composition student Didem Coskunseven’s piece “Ext.TheWoods.Night” will be performed by Ensemble Nikel at the 100th annual Donaueschinger Musiktage on October 17th.

VANHASSEL TO BERKLEE

Dan VanHassel, Music Composition Ph.D. 2014, has been appointed Assistant Professor of Composition at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee where he is teaching courses in electronic music and composition.

ESPACES PHYSIQUES

Assistant Professor Carmine Emanuele Cella will join a cross-residency with Sixtrum to create his triptych for augmented percussion instruments

DEEP FAKE PROGRAM IN MORRISON HALL

Rafael Valle, who records quadraphonic artist Suzanne Ciani, completed his interdisciplinary Ph.D. dissertation with co-chairs, Professor Edmund Campion (Music), and Sanjit Seshia (EECS), and Professor Ken Ueno (Music).

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