NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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EDWIN DUGGER 1940-2021

The Department of Music mourns the loss of Professor Emeritus Edwin Dugger, who passed away in Charlottesville, Virginia on January 20, 2021 at the age of 80 after a long illness.

150 YEARS OF WOMEN AT BERKELEY

Helen Farnsworth, the first-ever employee in the Music Department, has been honored as part of 150 Years of Women at Berkeley Celebration.

2020 HELLMAN FELLOW

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

CERENEM

Read Composition Graduate Student Andrew Blanton’s interview in the most recent issue of the CeReNeM Journal.

POETRY & THE SENSES

Professor Ken Ueno has been named a Poetry & the Senses Faculty Fellow. Sponsored by the UC Berkeley Arts Research Center the program creates opportunities for engagement with regional poetry communities.

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.”

MONC OPERA AWARDS

Mezzo-Soprano Erin Alford ’14 has been awarded the Encouragement Award from MONC Kansas City District

RADION SINFONIAORKESTERI

Composition Graduate Student Maija Hynninen’s piece “Incandescence,” a Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra, will be performed by The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra

PLAGUE DIARY

Recently the San Francisco Chronicle profiled lecturer Ben Goldberg’s new project “Plague Diary,” a musical account of the COVID-19 pandemic

EVENTS

FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021