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
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.
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
Composition Graduate Student Maija Hynninen’s piece “Incandescence,” a Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra, will be performed by The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Recently the San Francisco Chronicle profiled lecturer Ben Goldberg’s new project “Plague Diary,” a musical account of the COVID-19 pandemic