Lisboa à Solta focuses on new interpretations of major compositions by the most important Portuguese composers of the last 50 years, including Fausto Bordalo Dias, Paulo de Carvalho, Carlos Paredes, Sergio Godinho, and Zeca Afonso.
Music Performance Program director Magdalena Stern-Baczewska visited the Columbia Global Centers in Beijing. The events included a piano recital, a master class, and a talk at a Columbia Alumni Association gathering. The visit was followed three days of piano master classes in Beijing, and a DVD recording session of chamber music by Tan Dun (DMA '93) in Shanghai.
New lesson fees for 2018-19.
Our retired Associate in the Music Performance Program, Niels Østbye, died on March 19, 2018, at his home in Grandview-on-Hudson, NY, at the age of 93. He taught at Columbia from 1967 until his retirement in 2016.
Nikki Pet (CC '20) tells us about playing clarinet at Columbia in this installment of "Meet Our Students."
Columbia's esteemed Fritz Reiner Professor of Musical Composition and director of the Fritz Reiner Center, Alfred Lerdahl, will be presenting the New York Premiere of Time and Again with the League of Composers Orchestra
Chris Washburne's newest CD release and review: Rags & Roots
Lesson fees will now be a standard rate of $250/semester for all students.
The New Opera Workshop will be performing The Marriage of Figaro this Friday April 7th and Saturday April 8th in the Lerner Black Box Theater, at 8pmeach evening. Featuring an exceptional cast of student singers and musicians, the show promises to be an exciting and imaginative take on Mozart's operatic masterpiece. Tickets, which are free with CUID, are available through this link: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/970453. We hope to see you there!