Events Archive

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 8:30pm
MZM at the STONE! TRIO with Zeena Parkins, Myra Melford, and Miya Masaoka. MZM. has. more. angles. 
The New School Glass Box Theatre 55 west 13th street
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 7:30pm
The CUNY Dance Initiative, the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, and Mari Meade Dance Collective present the World Premiere of immigration stories on Friday, September...
Gerald W Lynch Theater 524 West 59th Street New York, NY 10019
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 4:00pm
Sonic Innovations at Caramoor
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
Sound Art MFA First Year Rosana Cabán will perform at The Knockdown Center - Sunday Service Doors/Show: 7PM ARTISTS Martita Abril, Rosana Cabán, Cori Olinghouse, Alexis Ruiseco-Lombera,...
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 4:00pm
Melodies of Certain Damage (OPUS 4)
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 3:00pm to Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
2019 MFA Thesis Exhibition Reception: Saturday, April 27, 3-6 pm April 28 - May 26, 2019 Curated by Regine Basha
Isabelle Ragnard
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
Professor Isabelle Ragnard of Paris-Sorbonne Université will discuss her research on 78 rpm records of medieval music.
Studio at Butler, 208b Butler Library, 535 W 114th St, New York, NY 10027
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 9:00pm
After the Sound Art MFA exhibition opening at Fridman Gallery come up to Prentis Hall for a FREE CONCERT Ordinary Affects ensemble with Magnus Granberg Columbia University Computer Music...
Prentis Hall Room 318, 632 W 125th Street, New York, NY 10027
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 9:00pm
Columbia University School of the ArtsMFA Sound Artpresents: SOUND PROGRESSIONSobjects, video, performance, sound at FRIDMAN GALLERYDirector, Miya MasaokaAssistant Director, Seth...
Fridman Gallery, 169 Bowery, New York, NY 10002
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
Colombian Composer and Interdisciplinary Sound Artist in concert: ANA MARIA ROMANO G. February 27th, 20197:30pmKatharina Otto-Bernstein Screening RoomLenfest Center for the Arts615 West...
Lenfest Center for the Arts
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 11:00am
Saturday, February 9, 2019, 11 a.m.
111 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023
Friday, February 1, 2019 - 3:00pm
Friday, Feb. 1, at 3pm, in Room 622 Dodge Colloquium in Music Theory and Historical Musicology
622 Dodge Hall
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 10:00am to Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 6:00pm
Featuring a state-of-the art immersive multi-channel audio system surrounded by rare objects, artifacts, and recordings from the early history of electronic music, Sounding Circuits:...
111 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Wednesday, December 5th, ISSUE is pleased to present composers Lainie Fefferman and Seth Cluett each premiering new works recently developed in collaboration with Nokia...
Issue Project Room, 22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn, New York 11201
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Have you ever wondered why catchy songs just get stuck in your head? Why do you feel like bawling your eyes out to the soundtrack of Titanic? Why does “Despacito” make you want to dance?
516 Hamilton Hall, Columbia University
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
David Bird won an Honorable Mention for his piece Decoder.
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
OPEN-ICE at the Library: Collecting Seth Cluett Thu, November 8, 20187:00 PM – 8:30 PM The Vincent Astor Gallery, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts111 Amsterdam Ave New...
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 7:30pm to 11:30pm
MFA Sound Artist Joan Hacker is exhibited with a diverse lineup of artists working in the dynamic field of industrial, electronics and representing the many varied facets of the underground...
MFA Sound Art in the Library
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
The annual event is here! Featured Artists: Kamari Carter Lee Gilboa Mengtai Zhang Rosana Caban Lauren Covey Julian Day
Music Library, 701 Dodge Hall, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Guerilla Recording Techniques   What's the difference between a dynamic microphone and a condenser?  Or a TRS and a TS cable?  How do you record outside of a 'proper'...
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
Interpretations presents the Berlin-based Reidemeister Move (Robin Hayward – tuba; Christopher Williams – contrabass) as they perform Arcanum 17: a 45-minute piece...
Monday, September 17, 2018 to Friday, October 12, 2018
The Creative Climate Awards are an annual series of events that showcase artists creating climate-inspired public works and actions. In an effort to inspire us to think more critically...
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) - 1 East 42nd Street, New York, NY
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Full of whimsy and resolve, this year’s Human Impacts Institutefundraiser, “Night at the Library,” brings the literary and art worlds to life with immersive art from 
Williamsburgh Public Library 240 Division Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11211
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
Mouth to MouthJuly 6-August 26, 2018
Experimental Intermedia Window Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
Saturday, April 28, 2018
For the Daughters of Harlem: Working in Sound (April 28, 2018) invites girls and young women of color to take part in a day-long workshop at...
Exhibition exterior view
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
The Music & Arts Library is currently presenting an exhibition curated by composer and improviser Lucie Vítková on graphic scores.
Music and Arts Library, Columbia University, Dodge Hall, 7th Floor
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 3:00pm to Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Exhibition Opening: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 3–6 pm Exhibition: April 22–May 20  For more info see the Wallach Art Gallery Website: [HERE]
Saturday, April 7, 2018
MFA SOUND ART 2018 First Year Exhibition
1050 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY
Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 7:00pm
The New York Transduction Festival, Vol. 2Saturday March 31, 2018 @ 7:00 PMComputer Music Center, Columbia University632 W. 125th StreetFREE Admission
Prentis Hall, 632 W. 125th Street, New York, NY 10027
Ambient Church: Ellen Arkbro,  Deradoorian,  Qasim Naqvi,  Lemon Guo
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 7:00pm
Ambient Church is a nomadic experiential event series dedicated to working with artists to bring new ecologies to architecturally unique spaces through audio visual performance. 
First Unitarian Congregational Society 119-121 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Luke Dubois (artists using data):  Sex, Lies, and Data Mining
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 10:30am
Stemming from his investigations of “time-lapse phonography,” Dubois' work is a sonic and encyclopedic relative to time-lapse photography.
Prentis Hall room 101, 632 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10027
"Four Simultaneous Soloists" at Pioneer Works
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 7:00pm
Miya Masaoka will be performing as one of the "Four Simultaneous Soloists".
Gene Kogan: “Machine Learning In the Composer's Future Toolkit”
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 10:30am
In this talk, Kogan reviews the evolving application of machine learning to computational and new media art, with an emphasis on audio, demonstrating how new approaches to software can...
Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 6:00pm
Columbia University internist and cell biologist Howard Worman –once a student in Roland Hoffmann’s physical chemistry course – will tell us about his studies of the membranes that surround...
The Cornelia Street Café 29 Cornelia Street New York, NY 10014
Artists Using Data: Allison Parrish
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 10:30am
"For centuries, poets have used form, rules, and procedure to make language beautiful and unfamiliar.
Prentis Hall 632 W. 125th St Room 320H
Minus Ted at the Postcrypt Coffeehouse
Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:30pm
Renowned NYC acoustic ensemble featuring CMC 'alum' Terry Pender
Postcrypt Coffehouse, St. Paul's Chapel, 1160 and Amsterdam, NYC
MFA Sound Art at the Fridman Gallery
Saturday, January 27, 2018 to Sunday, January 28, 2018
Please join us for our MFA Sound Art Winter Show!Works/Performances by Ethan Edwards, Lemon Guo, Kamari Carter, Lee Gilboa, Joan Hacker, Mengtai Zhang
287 Spring Street, NY
learning to teach 2018 conference
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Learning to Teach is a day-long conference for educators teaching computation in creative fields like art, design or digital humanities departments.
NYU Integrated Digital Media, 2 Metrotech Center, 8th Floor, Brooklyn
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 to Sunday, December 17, 2017
Vagina Chair 12 Speaker Array (chairs – with transducers – turned into an array of loud speakers tuned to specific microtonal frequencies).
Kunst Museum, Bonn, Germany
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 6:00pm
Presenting Columbia Composers and MFA Sound Art, in collaboration with Rage Thormbones, Theo Van Dyck, Lester St. Louis, & Sophia Shen.  There will be a short MFA Sound...
ISSUE Project Room
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
Chthonic Streams presents LatinXperimental music for Puerto Rico, with live performances by Maria Chavez, Mario Diaz de Leon, Ana Lola Roman, and Your Grace Adrianna...
The Park Church Co-op
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 6:30pm
Please join us for the first Works in Progress (WiP) event of the 2017-18 academic year, “Ecological Approaches in Thinking and Making,” which will bring together faculty...
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 to Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Opening Reception: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6 – 9 pmPerformances by Jeff Snyder, Cenk Ergün and Philip White.
1 Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
Columbia University School of the Arts presents Visual Arts/Sound Art MFA Open Studios.  Featuring work by Sound Art MFA candidates: Ethan Edwards Lemon Guo
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Dear Life for orchestra, soprano, and recorded narrator, performed at World New Music Days in Vancouver on November 2, 2017.  For more information, please visit:...
Vancouver, Canada
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:00pm
The Sound Art MFA Program has developed a unique partnership with Columbia University's Gabe B. Wiener Music & Arts Library to exhibit sound art through the investigation of the library...
Music & Arts Library, Columbia University
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
Join us in the Hayden Planetarium to experience the cutting edge of scientific data visualization and sonification. Meet scientists who are developing new methods of exploring data to...
Hayden Planetarium
Thursday, October 26, 2017 to Sunday, October 29, 2017
Columbia University's Computer Music Center presents: RTcmix-Fest, a mini-conference on the latest developments of the RTcmix music programming language.
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:30pm
Columbia University's Computer Music Center presents: The Hear and Now: Concert and Installations. This concert explores the intersection of new music, sound arts,...
Buell Hall, Columbia University
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
Columbia University's Computer Music Center presents: A Line Becomes A Circle, a Shomyo-Noh chamber opera featuring a libretto with Haiku fragments.
Roulette Intermedium
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
Canadian, Chilean, and American composers from Columbia University collaborate with emerging talents on the New York choreographic scene to present: Forget All This: New Works for...
Abrons Arts Center, NY, NY
Saturday, April 15, 2017 to Sunday, April 16, 2017
Columbia University's first-year MFA Sound Arts students present: 2017 Thesis ExhibitionFeaturing works by: 
Butler Library, 2nd Floor, Columbia University
Friday, April 7, 2017 to Sunday, April 9, 2017
Reembodied Sound is an interdisciplinary symposium and festival, focusing on current and emerging practices in music and sonic art involving the use of transducers or...
Computer Music Center, Columbia University
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
MEGA-ORGAN is Sky Macklay's sonic and kinetic installation and improvisation environment of harmonica-playing inflatable sculptures. 
Judson Memorial Church, New York University
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
Harry Mairson, professor of computer science, Brandeis University, and amateur violoncello maker, has conducted research on type systems in programming languages and their relation to...
Butler Library, Columbia University
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 1:00pm
Miya Masaoka (Sound Arts), in conversation with Tom Kalin (Film), present: Complex Issues: Triangle of Resistance. Complex Issues explores difference, visibility, and...
Dodge Hall, Columbia University
Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 5:30pm
The Music From Japan Festival 2017 marks the second year of MFJ’s Artist Residence program. This year, we invite composer Kenji Sakai and musicologist Fuyuko Fukunaka to...
Scandinavia House/Victor Borge Hall
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 7:00pm
Columbia University musicians and friends join forces to protest President Trump’s Executive Order barring citizens of seven nations from the USA. All proceeds will go to American Civil...
Italian Academy, Columbia University
Saturday, January 21, 2017 to Sunday, January 22, 2017
Columbia University MFA Sound Arts students present: A Time to Sound.  A gallery reception will be held both nights at 6:00pm.  Works and Performances by: 
287 Spring St, New York, NY
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
The Computer Music Center will host a joint concert of works by graduate students from Columbia Composers and the Sound Arts MFA program. Free of charge; no tickets required.
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 8:00pm
Pianists, percussionists, and vocalists of Yarn/Wire & Ekmeles come together alongside electronics to explore the rich gamut of Zosha Di Castri’s work featuring two premiere...
Miller Theatre, Columbia University
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
Columbia University’s Sound Arts MFA students present: A Not So Quiet Space.
Music & Arts Library, Columbia University
Friday, October 7, 2016 - 8:00pm
Jorge Chikiar and Terry Pender present: Waves & Vibrations: Improvisations for Analog Synthesizer Plus Mandolin and Guitar. 
The Firehouse Space, Brooklyn, NY
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 7:30pm
IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives cordially invites you to the Concert Marking the 60th Anniversary of the Death of Michio Miyagi (1894-1956).
Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center
Sunday, September 4, 2016
A podcast interview with Terry Pender, Associate Director of Columbia University's Computer Music Center:
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
Sound Installation for 6 metal percussion instruments, featuring Matthew Goodheart. The exhibition runs until Saturday, May 7 at 5pm. 
Kehler Liddell Gallery
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Installed in Basilica’s Back Gallery, Continuing Effect presents thesis works from the Sound Arts MFA program.
Basilica Hudson Back Gallery, Hudson, NY
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
Columbia University's School of the Arts Sound Arts MFA Program presents their Spring 2016 Exhibition: First Year-WorksFeaturing Works By: 
Central Booking Art Space
Saturday, April 16, 2016 - 7:30pm
ONKYO (音響) is a Japanese word which can be translated to “acoustics”, “sound”, “noise”, “echo and “sonar”. Please join us for an evening of music, strange sounds, and interactive art...
22 Boerum Place, Brooklyn, NY
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 8:00pm
Works by New York City-based Composers:
Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
Another turn of the wheel. This time around, our Modular Solstice/Equinox series, which is almost in its fourth year, is happy to present a night dedicated to DIY and home...
The Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 9:30pm to Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 8:00am
How to Enter a Dream: a meditative, all-night music concert and installation, with communal sleeping and breakfast. 
Friday, March 11, 2016 to Saturday, March 19, 2016
CAENIS is a physical theater adaptation of one of Ovid’s Metamorphosesmyths. When the Lapith maiden, Caenis, is confronted by the imperious Neptune, she must demand the...
534 W. 25th Street, New York, NY
Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 8:00pm
What music does the mind make? This performance tunes into the sound of synapses with Music + the Mind: a live music-infused experiment in neuroscience.
Harvestworks, New York, NY
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 8:00pm
Featuring percussionist/sound-artist Diego Espinosa playing music by David Adamcyk, Vinko Globokar, Kurt Schwitters, Jasna Velickovic, Juan Sebastian Lach...
Buell Hall, Columbia University
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 7:00pm
Experience the sights and sounds of four earthquakes from the last decade, viewed both from space and deep inside the globe.
Hayden Planetarium
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 7:00pm
Featuring International Contemporary Ensemble playing music by the CMC’s Natacha Diels (An Economy of Means), Zosha Di Castri &
The Italian Academy, Columbia University
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 8:00pm
Please join us for an evening of new works by Columbia DMA and MFA composers and sound artists with special guest performers.
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 10:00pm
Geronimo Mercado, Alice Baird, Frank Spigner, Chatori Shimizu and Cameron Fraser present Prentis Excavation. Rubbish has been excavated from the bowels of Prentis Hall and...
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 7:30pm
ON LISTENING: Perspectives on Sound, Music and Noise – with Chatori Shimizu and Didier Sylvain
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 7:00pm
Please join us in a celebration to benefit CAENIS, an upcoming performance piece at the Pace Gallery.
Pace Gallery, 510 W 25th St, New York, NY
Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
Open studios featuring Sound Arts MFA 2nd year students: Alice Baird, Cameron Fraser, Chatori Shimizu, Frank Spigner.
632 W 125th St, New York, NY
Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 8:00pm
Miranda Cuckson presents: Sun Propeller — New Works for Solo Violin, Viola and Electronics.  Featuring Music By:
Amsterdam Bar & Hall, Saint Paul
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 8:00pm
Musical Ecologies, a monthly symposium on music and sound in Park Slope, Brooklyn, continues Thursday November 12 with composer and sound artist Matthew Goodheart,...
Old Stone House & Washington Park
Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 10:00am
In collaboration with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University, The Explorers Club is hosting “Beyond the Lab: Dynamic Careers in Science and Sustainability...
Club Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY
Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 4:00pm
Sound Arts MFA student, Chatori Shimizu, performs the world premiere of a new work for sho in Tokyo to New York.  Tickets:$25 - General Admission$15 - Student Admission
Tenri Cultural Institute
Friday, October 9, 2015 - 6:00pm
Columbia Sound Arts MFA presents: Sound Art in the Library: Interactive Installations / Sound Experiments / Screenings. Featuring New Works by:
Columbia University Music & Arts Library
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 11:00am
Hudson River Park and the New York Hall of Science present SUBMERGE– a FREE, day-long science extravaganza devoted to raising awareness about our coastal waters.
Pier 26 at N. Moore St.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 8:00pm
Yarn/Wire celebrates the opening of their 10th anniversary season, as well as their recent release with Pete Swanson, Eliminated Artist, on ISSUE Project Room’s Distributed...
ISSUE Project Room
Friday, September 25, 2015 to Thursday, October 15, 2015
Computer Music Center alum and Core Lecturer, Mario Diaz de Leon, embarks on a European tour with his Oneirogen project, in support of new releases on the Denovali label (...
Saturday, September 19, 2015 to Sunday, September 20, 2015
Chatori Shimizu presents Shiki to Unkai: A Performance with Sound Installation. The performance will take place at 7:30pm each evening. A donation of $10-$15 is encouraged. 
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 8:00pm
Pamplemousse presents a potpourri of proliferous explosions through exquisitely intertwined introversion and exhibitionism.
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 8:00pm
Standard Deviance One, a collaboration between Nate Young (Wolf Eyes) and Mario Diaz de Leon (
First Unitarian Congregational Society
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 5:30pm
Please join us for an interview with Nate Young, led by composer, DMA alum, and adjunct professor, Mario Diaz de Leon.
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 1:30pm
The Emmy award-winning film, Naptown Rock Radio Wars, takes the viewer on a journey through the silver age of rock n roll radio broadcasting in a medium sized market – The...
Prentis Hall, Columbia University
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 8:00pm
April 25th marks the return of the Wet Ink Large Ensemble, Wet Ink’s extended performing group devoted to bringing exciting new works for large forces to New York for the...
The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
“Tokyo to New York” Concert: New Music by Tokyo & NYC Composers Including works from CMC/Sound Arts composers, Chatori Shimizu: NEONS (U.S. Premier) and Joshua Mailman...
Tenri Cultural Institute
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 1:00pm
Composer/programmer/improviser/sound-artist, Pierre Tremblay, presents: “On Blurring Taxonomies: a Constructive Convergences of Practices”. In this presentation, Pierre...
Prentis Hall, Columbia University