NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

WILD MUSIC

Assistant Professor Maria Sonevytsky’s new book “Wild Music: Sound and Sovereignty un Ukraine” has been published by Wesleyan University Press

 

GONCÜ WINS MARTIRANO

UC Berkeley Composer Selim Goncu’s piece “Widerklang” for bass clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, and cell is a recipient of the 2019 Martirano Memorial Composition Award given by the University of Illinois

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

AMS BOSTON 2019

Berkeley lands EIGHT graduate student papers (Bay, Sheehan, Turner, Sauberlich, Wangpaiboonkit, Gudesblatt, Mendelssohn) and FOUR faculty papers (Casadei, Davies, Sonevytsky, Smart)

TSAY ’14 AWARDED FULBRIGHT

Mosa Tsay will study with Anssi Karttunen at École Normale de Musique de Paris as part of a project to perform works for solo cello by Kaija Saariaho, Betsy Jolas, and Pascal Dusapin

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

CAMPION SEOUL CONCERTS

The Contemporary Gugak Orchestra presented Professor Edmund Campion’s Audible Numbers on Friday and Saturday, September 27-28, 2019, at the National Gugak Center in Seoul, S. Korea.

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

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

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