Graduate Program News
News bulletins from the graduate programs (CCS & CCT).
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Iceland Symphony Orchestra Performs Work by UVA Ph.D. Student
Saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell commissioned UVA CCT student Christopher Luna to transcribe and orchestrate a free improvisation of his with Craig Taborn on the electronics and Kikanju Baku on drums. The piece forms part of the cycle Conversations for Orchestra, and will be performed by the Iceland Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ilan Volkov on April 15th in Reykjavik as part of the Tectonics Festival. Visit the Festival's website for details: http://www.tectonicsfestival.com/reykjavik/schedule/orchestra-ii
Huskey Graduate Research Exhibition
Four Ph.D. students from the Department of Music presented work at the Huskey Graduate Research Exhibition. Rachel Devorah Trapp and Jon Bellona took first place in their respective presentation groups. See the program for more details: http://gradcouncil.com/2016-huskey-program#SSH8
Punk Rock New York
Jarek Ervin, Ph.D. candidate in the Critical & Comparative Studies program, put together a mixtape for the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), titled "Punk Rock New York."
Check out the series here: http://iaspm-us.net/mixtape-series-2016-punk-rock-new-york-by-jarek-paul-ervin/
SCGMC Annual Conference
The University of Virginia hosted the South Central Graduate Music Consortium Annual Conference, featuring papers by Duke, UVa, and UNC students, on musical topics from Medieval paleography to Sci-Fi film scores.
Artist of the Arctic
UVA Today published a feature on CCT Professor and new Chair of the Music Department, Matthew Burtner. "An Artist of the Arctic"
International Computer Music Conference
Jon Bellona, Ryan Maguire, Chris Peck, Eli Stine, and Kristina Warren will be presenting at ICMC 2015 (International Computer Music Conference, at the University of North Texas) from September 25 to October 1.
Kyma International Sound Symposium
Paul Turowski and Jon Bellona had works performed and presented at KISS (Kyma International Sound Symposium), in Bozeman, MT on August 10-11.