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Chamber Music of the Romantic Masters 5/8/13 8pm  ☆

Teachers College Chamber Music, Wednesday May 8, 8:00pm, Milbank Chapel. FREE ADMISSION "Chamber Music of the Romantic Masters" features works of Brahms, Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Strauss and others. The program explores various implications of "Romantic" through themes of Love and Spring. TC Chamber Musicians: Kaitlyn Barnes, soprano; Kristi Campbell, violin; Meryl Solo, horn; Sunah Park, piano. …

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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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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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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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Spotlight on Faculty: Lori Custodero’s Subway Series  ☆

Dr. Lori Custodero is looking at young children and music with her new subway study.


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by marieweller.

Dr. Lori Custodero, Associate Professor of Music and Music Education, has established an Early Childhood Music concentration at Teachers College that integrates pedagogy and research through both theory and practice. She has just returned from Greece, where she presented her research to colleagues in music education and music psychology at three conference venues. It was …

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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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Graduate Spotlight: Mari Black, Music and Music Education  ☆

Graduate Mari Back is a talented multi-style violinist who 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.

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Student Spotlight: Christine de Michele 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Pressible.

By Keisha Hirlinger Singer-songwriter, interdisciplinary artist and Master’s of Music Education student, Christine de Michele, blurs the lines between art forms, musical genres and performance practices. Join her on a visual and musical journey at her Master’s Recital Fast Forward Play Pause on Friday, May 11th at 7 p.m. in Milbank Chapel. Your bio says …

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Student Spotlight: Christine de Michele 

Don't miss Music Ed's Christine de Michele and her multi-media Master’s Recital "Fast Forward Play Pause" on Friday, May 11th at 7 p.m. in Milbank Chapel.


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Pressible.

By Keisha Hirlinger Singer-songwriter, interdisciplinary artist and Master’s of Music Education student, Christine de Michele, blurs the lines between art forms, musical genres and performance practices. Join her on a visual and musical journey at her Master’s Recital Fast Forward Play Pause on Friday, May 11th at 7 p.m. in Milbank Chapel. Your bio says …

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Teaching the Teachers: A profile on Music Ed’s Student Teaching Supervisors 

Students in their second year of the Music Education program have a lot on their plate, the least of which are their student teaching placements in both an elementary and secondary setting. However, help comes in the form of a team of instructors and supervisors whose goal it is to guide them through the process.


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

Students in their second year of the Music Education program have a lot on their plate, the least of which are their student teaching placements in both an elementary and secondary setting. However, help comes in the form of a team of instructors and supervisors whose goal it is to guide them through the process. …

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INSTEP Music: Delving Deeper and Making Connections 

Jihae Shin, a doctoral student in Music Education, is in her second year as the INSTEP Music coordinator.


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

Jihae Shin, a doctoral student in Music Education, is in her second year as the INSTEP Music coordinator. A cello player, Ms. Shin has taught string music at public middle and high schools in the USA and Korea. She enjoys interacting with the INSTEP students in a unique capacity. Not only does she take on …

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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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“Catch Kids Where They Are”: Spotlight on Music and Music Education Student Lauren Ackerman 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Lauren Ackerman is a first-year Ed.D. student in Music and Education.  She is the coach of the Columbia University Marching Band and is a student teacher supervisor for her program. Can you please share your educational and teaching background? I went to undergrad at Vanderbilt University and I got my Bachelor’s in General Instrumental Music.  …

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Arts & Humanities Symposium in Creativity, Imagination, and innovation Only a Few Days Away! 

Dear Arts & Humanities students: The Department of Arts & Humanities sponsored Symposium in Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation is only a few days away. Please see the full schedule of events at www.tc.edu/creativityimagination. The kick-off is at 6 PM on Thursday, April 28th, in Everett Lounge with experiential workshops in creativity hosted by a number …

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Socratic Conversation: Creativity, Imagination & Innovation Tomorrow  ☆

Dear faculty and students: In preparation for the Department of Arts and Humanities Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Symposium on April 28th and 29th, the Gottesman Libraries is hosting a series of creativity events and offerings. Among them, is the Socratic Conversation: Creativity, Imagination & Innovation, happening tomorrow, April 21st from 4-5pm in the Gottesman Libraries …

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Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Symposium Only Two Weeks Away!  ☆

Dear Arts and Humanities students: We are just under two weeks away from the Department of Arts and Humanities sponsored Symposium in Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation. Please see the full schedule of events at www.tc.edu/creativityimagination. The kick-off is at 6 PM on Thursday, April 28th, in Macy Gallery, with experiential workshops in creativity hosted by …

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New TC Collaboration Investigates Democracy Through Jazz 

A look at how music is being used interdisciplinarily in other programs at Teachers College.


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Sandy.

Let Freedom Swing: Conversations on Jazz and Democracy" explores the deep relations of jazz music and elements of democratic practices. The project, officially launched over the weekend, is a collaboration between Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Documentary Group, Teachers College, and The Rockefeller Foundation. The innovative presentation combines the traditional study of American democracy …

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