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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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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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Dustin Kaufman (Music and Music Education Ed.M. ’12) a Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition Finalist  ☆

Jazz drummer Dustin Kaufman (Music and Music Education Ed.M. '12) has been selected as one of the 12 semifinalists for the 25th Annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, to be held on Sept. 22 and 23 in Washington. Presented by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the competition is widely regarded as the most prestigious …

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Live Music at the Everett Cafe Sept. 19 

The Everett Cafe sponsors 1-hour musical performances by musicians, solo through to quintets, from the Teachers College community. Music and Music Education Alumnus David Chidsey (Classical Guitar) Wednesday, September 19, 5-6pm

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Graduate Spotlight: Mari Black, Music and Music Education 


Reposted from Music & Music Education. Written by melissadawnshapiro121.

Mari is a talented multi-style violinist and has recently completed her dissertation concerning the college experiences of professional multi-style violin string players.  She plays jazz, tango, folk, Western Classical, as well as Celtic, American, and Canadian fiddling.  She is a performer, teacher, and researcher.  She graduated from the doctoral music education program at Teachers College …

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Spotlight on Alumni: Erik Holmgren 

Dr. Erik Holmgren is Director of the Abreu Fellows Program, an El Sistema-inspired certificate program in its third year at New England Conservatory.


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Recently, the Gazette talked with Erik Holmgren, TC alum and Education Director of the Abreu Fellows Program about his career path, the power of music, and the visionary global movement that he is a part of. You are the Education Director of the Abreu Fellows Program for El Sistema.  Tell us about your background and …

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Practice Makes Personal 

Above is Music and Music Education alumnus Victor lin, playing at the 2011 Teachers College doctoral commencement beginning at about 35 minutes. Below is an excerpt from a featured post. Helping his students improve has made Victor Lin a better musician and human being. Victor Lin has recorded, performed his own compositions and drawn high …

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Dr. Jasmin Cowin featured on MyLITV  ☆

TC alumna and harp instructor Dr. Jasmin Bey Cowin was recently interviewed on MyLITV. She lectured at The Huntington Public Library on the psychology of the characters and integrating music, text and staging in opera. Watch the video here.

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Hope In Music Society – Korea 

TC Alumni Carolyn Mi Hwan Choi, EdD has been published in the Journal of Music Therapy in the fourth quarter of 2010. She has written a study called A Pilot Analysis of the Psychological Themes Found During the CARING at Columbia-Music Therapy Program with Refugee Adolescents from North Korea. Purpose: The purpose of this study …

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Teachers College Alumnus John D. Kendall, Early Suzuki Method Advocate, Dies at 93 

We are saddened to announce alumnus of Teachers College and advocate for the early Suzuki Method, John D. Kendall, died on January 6, 2011 at the age of 93. John D. Kendall introduced Americans to the Suzuki Method in the early 1960's. He was one of the first Western teachers to spend months in Japan …

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Joseph Abramo Wins Research Award 

The Arts and Humanities Department is pleased to announce that Music Program graduate Joseph Abramo, Ed. D. has received the Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award from The Center for Music Education Research. This award, presented at the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium at the University of South Florida, honors music education researchers at the early stages …

Posted 82 months ago by

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Featured Alum: Dr. Harold Arberg 

Harold Arberg received his bachelors degree from Princeton in 1940, graduating with honors. He served with the US Army during World War II, then earned a masters (1948) and doctorate (1951) from Teachers College. After returning to active service in 1951, serving in the Korean War, he was assigned to work at the Pentagon; eventually …

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