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Spring Piano & Chamber Music Concert 5/3 7pm 

Cynthia Elise Tobey, pianist Teachers College Doctoral Candidate (& MA '11), Graduate of The Curtis Institute of Music (BM '07) with NYC Virtuoso Players: Jeffrey Wang, Alexis Kende, Mary-Louise Bowe, Paul Leiner in a program featuring solo piano music and Dvorak's Piano Quintet in A Major Friday, May 3rd @ 7pm at Milbank Chapel Teachers College, …

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TC student receives Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award 

New Haven, CT | The Yale School of Music is pleased to announce that TC Ed.D. student, Cara Bernard, was among those selected to receive the 2013 Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award. Bernard served as a music teacher in the New York City Department of Education and is currently pursing a Doctorate of Education at …

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TC Jazz Collective 4/23 7:10pm FREE 

Milbank Chapel, April 23, 2013 at 7:10pm. Admission: Free and open to the public. The TC Jazz Collective is a collaboration of like-minded musicians who attend, attended or will attend the Columbia University Teachers College (TC) Music Program. Besides being professional music educators all members of the TC jazz collective are active professional musicians who have attended conservatories such as, …

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XI Annual ALAS Education Across the Americas Conference 

The TC Association of Latin American Scholars is hosting The XI Annual ALAS Education Across the Americas Conference April 18-20 on the TC campus. This year's conference includes the paper "New Directions in Brazilian Education: Music in the Basic Curriculum" by Marilia Chibim-Orsi-e-Chaves and Dwight C. Manning.

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A Wedding or a Wake, new opera by Richard Pearson Thomas 

Richard Pearson Thomas, Adjunct Composition and Piano professor in Music and Music Education, has written a new opera A Wake or a Wedding: Deception! Madness! Butterflies! The work will be premiered April 18-21, 2013 at Cal State Fullerton. Wake-Schicchi_email

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Profs. Abeles, Allsup and Custodero at 8th Int’l RIME Conference  ☆

Music and Music Education Professors Harold Abeles, Randall Allsup and Lori Custodero will be presenting their respective research at The 8th International Conference for Research in Music Education (RIME) The Conference is hosted by the Graduate School of Education Research at the University of Exeter, UK April 9-13, 2013.

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Voice of America features Aitak Ajangzad 

A recent Voice of America report features Arts and Humanities EdD student Aitak Ajangzad in a recent Persian Norouz (New Year) celebration at the Pardis School for Children. Aitak started the music program at this school two years ago, which also initiated the first early childhood music program designed and developed for bilingual Iranian American …

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Donald Byrd (EdD ’82) passes away at age of 80 

Great jazz trumpeter, Donald Byrd, who was equally dedicated to education, has passed away.  Byrd graduated in 1982 with his EdD. from the Program in Music and Music Education at Teachers College. The title of his dissertation is "The performance and analysis of an original Afro-American musical composition for trumpet and orchestra." His sponsor was Professor Robert …

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Songs of Renewal & the Spring: A Concert of Classical Art Song 

Songs of Renewal & the Spring: A Concert of Classical Art Song Compositions by: Fauré, de Kenessey, Grieg, Beach, Poulenc, Legrand, Mandel, Porter, Pearson Thomas. Poetry of:  Louise de Vilmorin, e.e. cummings, Charles van Lerberghe, Moira Linehan, Holger Drachmann, Edna St. Vincent Millay. Lisa Daehlin, soprano Richard Pearson Thomas, pianist Tuesday, April 2nd 2013; 6:00pm

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2013 Summer INSTEP Cohort Accepting Applications! 

An Exciting Announcement for Music Educators Seeking Professional Certification: The Music and Music Education Summer INSTEP Program still has Scholarship Money available to welcome scholars into our community!  A minimum of 6 scholarship tuition points will be granted to music educators, who have taught (part time or full time) for a minimum of 1 year, …

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Job Opportunity: WHIN Music Project In-School Music Teaching Artist, String Specialist  ☆

In-School Music Teaching Artist, String specialist (part-time paid position) The Washington Heights & Inwood (WHIN) Music Project is an El Sistema-inspired music program for the Washington Heights and Inwood communities of Manhattan in New York City. In less than a year since its inception, WHIN Music Project serves over 150 children weekly in its different …

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Job Opportunity: WHIN Music Project Early Childhood Music Teacher  ☆

Early Childhood Music Teacher (part-time paid position) The Washington Heights & Inwood (WHIN) Music Project is an El Sistema-inspired music program for the Washington Heights and Inwood communities of Manhattan in New York City. In less than a year since its inception, WHIN Music Project serves over 150 children weekly in its different programs which …

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Internship Opportunity: WHIN Music Project Program Administrator  ☆

Program Administrator (internship unpaid) *WHIN Music Project is an El Sistema-inspired music program for the Washington Heights and Inwood communities of Manhattan in New York City. WHIN Music Project serves over 150 children weekly in its different programs which include the Early Childhood Program, WHIN Childrenʼs Choir, String Program, STAR (School-Time Annual Residency) Program and …

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From TC to Joe’s Pub: Music Ed Students Play the City 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by marieweller.

Since getting their undergraduate degrees at The New School, Christian Nourijanian and Dustin Kaufman have followed a similar trajectory in their career and educational paths.  Dustin recently graduated from Teachers College with a dual Master’s degree that pairs a jazz performance major from Manhattan School of Music (MSM) with a music education major from Teachers …

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Recrutiment and Retention in the Applied Studio: A Panel Discussion 

The 34th Northeast Regional Conference of the College Music Society will feature a panel discussion on recruitment and retention in the applied studio. Dr. Dwight Manning organized and will moderate a panel including David Feurzeig (University of Vermont), Donald George (The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam), Maura Glennon (Keene State College), Patrick Hoffman …

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Is it Really THEIR Voices? Teaching the Urban Youth Choir at ACDA 

Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn and Dr. Nicole Becker present their research on urban youth choirs. "Is it Really THEIR Voices? Teaching the Urban Youth Choir" Thursday March 14 at the 2013 American Choral Directors Association Conference in Dallas, TX.

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Alumna Allison Wood seeking chaperones, March 15 

Former student of TC, Ms. Allison Hungate Wood, is taking her choir to Solo NYSSMA next Thursday, March 15th, hosted by the Bronx’s Celia Cruz High School of Music. Ms. Wood is in need of a few additional chaperones, and thought this could make for a great opportunity for current TC students to both receive …

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Performing Arts Series Concert, May 1 

Teachers College faculty in Music and Music Education present an interactive concert with uplifiting classical and contemporary music that explores the theme of May: the month, the name and the verb. A play on words and instruments including Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn, soprano; Dr. Dwight Manning, oboe; and Dr. Nicole Becker, piano. For grades 1-3; 9:30am …

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TC Music Education Faculty Jazz Concert: 2/23  ☆

Faculty Jazz Concert Haruko Nara Yoshizawa with a special guest, Gino Sitson February 23rd (Saturday); 7 pm Free Admission Milbank Chapel, Teachers College, Columbia University 525 West 120th Street, New York City Haruko Nara (Piano & Composition); Doctor of Music Education, Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University Gino Sitson (Voice & Body Percussion) Doctoral Candidate in …

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