New for Spring 2012: Expanded Saturday Hours

The Music & Arts Library is pleased to announce expanded Saturday hours, starting in the Spring 2012 semester. The Library will be open Saturdays from 12-8pm, from the previous 12-5pm schedule. In addition, we’ll offer previously unavailable services on Saturdays, including retrieval of restricted items from our closed “Case” collection, and assistance with bill & […]

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Congratulations to Yoshiaki Onishi for 2011 Gaudeamus Prize!

Congratulations to Columbian and current Teaching Fellow in the Music Dept. Yoshiaki Onishi on winning the 2011 Gaudeamus Prize, for his composition “Départ dans…”. Details of the award can be seen at this link. Some of his work will also be featured in the upcoming Gaudeamus Muziekweek New York, Jan. 25-28, 2012, presented by Issue […]

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George Lewis and Sam Pluta @ Roulette, Thu 9/22, 8pm

Columbia’s own George Lewis, Sam Pluta, and the Wet Ink Ensemble will perform at the venerable experimental music outfit Roulette, at their new Brooklyn location, on Thursday, 9/22, at 8pm. Lewis will perform his “Exercices spirituelles” (2010), and he and Sam Pluta will join in an improvisation. A recording of “Exercices…” is available in the […]

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Semester Loan Due Date now 9/30/11 – Renew your items

The Semester Loan due date has now been advanced to 9/30/11. You can now renew any semester-loan-eligible items (most books and scores). Items may be renewed online, via the “My Library Account” in CLIO, for up to 10 times. So, you can take Hermann Abert’s 1515-page biography of Mozart to the beach! Fun times! Or, […]

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Noted composer Milton Babbitt passes away at 94; WKCR offers 24-hour memorial broadcast

Noted American composer Milton Babbitt passed away on Saturday, January 29th.  An obituary in the New York Times is available at this link. Beyond his many accomplishments and influence as a composer, which will no doubt be covered elsewhere, Babbitt participated in the birth and the spread of electronic music in the United States and […]

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The Digital Music Lab in the Music & Arts Library

The Music & Arts Library is pleased to offer the Digital Music Lab, a space featuring 4 Mac workstations, 2 digital pianos, an 11″ x 17″ scanner, and a suite of specialized software, allowing users to to play, compose, record, scan, notate, edit, program, and analyze digital audio and music scores. A full list of […]

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REMINDER – Renew your semester loan items due 9/30/09!

Just a reminder to renew any items you have checked out on semester loan! Any books or scores checked out before Sept. 2, 2009 will be due on Wednesday, Sept. 30th. Make sure to renew or return these items, to avoid overdue fines and/or circulation blocks. Items may be renewed online, by accessing “My Library […]

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Semester loan due date is now 9/30/09 – Renew your items!

The semester loan due date has advanced to 9/30/09. So, you may now renew any semester loan items which will be due on 6/1/09. Online renewals may be done by clicking on the “My Library Account” tab in CLIO. Be sure to complete renewal of semester-loan items before 6/1/09. Please make sure to note any […]

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