Professor Ken Ueno’s music theater piece, Everything Rises, featuring Davóne Tines and Jennifer Koh will be performed over four nights at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) this October.
GOTTFRIED TO ZURICH UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS
Dr. Rama Gottfried (Ph.D, 2015) has been named Professor of Contemporary Computer Music Practice at the Zurich University of the Arts (Zürcher Hochschule der Künste).
PAI WINS UNIVERSITY MEDALIST
Music Minor Anjika Pai has been named this year’s winner of the University Medal, UC Berkeley’s highest honor for a graduating senior.
CHENG WINS WARLAND AWARD
Choral Director Wei Cheng has won the 2022 Dale Warland Award in Choral Conducting. Presented by The American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts, Cheng was recognized for excellence amongst university conductors.
SYMPHONY TOURS EUROPE
Led by Chair David Milnes, the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra just wrapped up a tour through Prague, Vienna, and Budapest.
Professor Nicholas Mathew is appearing twice at this year’s Berkeley Festival and Exhibition.
RICHARD TARUSKIN, 1945-2022
Taruskin was a beloved and deeply engaged member of the Berkeley faculty from 1987 until his retirement in 2014.
EL RAYES TO JOHNS HOPKINS
In Fall 2022, Nour El Rayes (Ph.D 2022) joins the Peabody Institute at Johns Hopkins University as an Assistant Professor of Musicology (Ethnomusicology).
Musicology graduate student Parkorn Wangpaiboonkit has been awarded the Holmes/D’Accone Fellowship from the American Musicological Society