Talk by Prof. Kevin Fellezs, Wed 3/21, 8pm, in 622 Dodge Hall

The Center for Jazz Studies presents Prof. Kevin Fellezs, giving a talk titled “Vital Transformations: Fusion’s Young Discontents”, on the early history of fusion music and its relation to jazz. For full details, see this link. The event is free and is open to the public. […]

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“Ghost in the Instrument” Festival at Columbia, week of 3/19

The Computer Music Center at Columbia University presents a week of lectures, concerts, and workshops, “Ghost in the Instrument: Aspects of Musical Research and Composition“. The event is on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the PRISMA International Forum. All events are FREE and open to the public (registration is required for the software […]

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Argento Ensemble plays Columbia Composers – Jonathan Kramer Memorial Concert

The Argento Chamber Ensemble and soprano Margot Rood will play new music by Columbia Composers, in a Jonathan Kramer Memorial Concert, on Sunday, March 18, at 8pm. The concert will be held at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 346 W. 20th St. Admission is free! New music by Geoff Holbrook, Sam Pluta, Lu Wang, Mahir Cetiz, […]

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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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Night of the Living Daed! Wednesday, Oct. 19, 10pm

Don’t miss this late-night concert of Haydn and Dvorak, from the Daedalus String Quartet! The event takes place on Wednesday, October 19th, from 10pm-12 midnight, in 301 Philosophy. Full details can be found at this link (http://music.columbia.edu/mpp/event/396). The event is sponsored by the Music Performance Program, where the Daedalus Quartet is currently serving as a […]

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Columbia Classical Performers – Sat 10/8, 7:30pm (with cake!)

Treat yourself to some fine musical confections, at the Columbia Classical Performers concert on Saturday, 10/8, at 7:30pm in 301 Philosophy. The concert will include works by Debussy, Beethoven, Bloch, Fauré, Ravel, and Vivaldi. See their Facebook event page for full details. Come out to support Columbia’s many musical talents. Oh, and, did we mention, […]

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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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