News Archive

News Archive

posted Sep 17, 2022

Columbia Music Theory alum Will Mason's essay on Zosha Di Castri and David Adamcyk's multimedia work "Phonobellow" is now readable online. It is forthcoming in print in the Oxford Handbook of Spectral Music, co-edited by Mason along with Amy Bauer and Liam Cagney.

posted Jul 5, 2022

The Department of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Meadors as the Assistant Director of the Computer Music Center (CMC).

posted Jun 21, 2022

The Department of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Seth Cluett as the Director of the Computer Music Center.

posted May 10, 2022

After twenty-seven years, Brad Garton is officially stepping down as Director of the CMC.

posted Jul 27, 2020

Professors Ellie Hisama and Zosha Di Castri have been awarded one of two 2020 Public Outreach Grants from Columbia's Center for Science and Society.

Seth Cluett
posted Jul 2, 2020

The Department of Music at Columbia welcomes Seth Cluett as Lecturer in Computer Music and Sound Studies starting in the Fall of 2020.

posted Sep 4, 2019

Scholars working under the broad umbrella of New Materialism have offered compelling reappraisals of the ways in which we know, interact with, and exist in the world. This scholarship also intersects with recent work on music and sound, which raises rich sets of questions regarding human agency, material, ethics, aesthetics, embodiment, and the subject/object dichotomy, among other issues.

Mario Davidovsky, 1934-2019
posted Aug 23, 2019

Mario Davidovsky, 1934-2019

posted Jun 27, 2019

The New Materialist Approaches to Sound Conference invites scholars working in the humanities, arts and sciences to submit proposals for papers and performances that engage with the themes of sound and new materialism, broadly construed. We welcome work that adopts historical, technological, analytical, philosophical, materialist, and creative vantage points, among others. Overall, this conference will direct these diverse disciplinary and methodological perspectives towards convergent and critical issues, creating new, interdisciplinary lines of enquiry and generating original research.

posted Mar 12, 2019

Seth Cluett, Acting Director of the Computer Music Center, is featured in a NewMusicBox article by Core Lecturer Alexander K. Rothe.

posted Jan 18, 2019

Students, alumni, and faculty in the Music Department are featured in the article "Daughters of Harlem Teaches Local Young Women to Record and Produce Their Own Music" about the Fall 2018 workshop For the Daughters of Harlem: Working with Sound.

posted Jan 8, 2019

From January 15th, 2019 until March 23rd, 2019, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will feature state-of-the-art immersive installation by exhibition curator, artist, and composer Seth Cluett in a new exhibition "Sounding Circuits: Audible Histories" which explores the birth and evolution of electronic music.

posted Nov 20, 2018

The Computer Music Center at Columbia and the students and faculty of CMC have been featured in an article in the Columbia Engineering Magazine regarding the reanimation of a vintage synthesizer.

posted Nov 7, 2018

The Library sound archives preserve the groundbreaking work of Columbia University’s electronic and computer music pioneers. Explore a new universe of sounds with Columbia University Computer Music Center Director Seth Cluett. From Charles Dodges’ 1969 computer generated masterwork Earth’s Magnetic Field to the most boundary blurring contemporary works by Columbia’s current students, join us for an interactive electronic sound salon.

posted Feb 28, 2018

Please join us in welcoming Seth Cluett, the new Assistant Director of the Computer Music Center.

posted Oct 18, 2014

Former Columbian, Eric Chasalow, has released feather, breath, mirror...

posted Sep 14, 2014

Chris Trapani was awarded the “Best Piece (Americas)”....

posted May 5, 2013

A number of audio hackers from the CMC community participated in Hacking Audio and Music Research (HAMR). It was great fun!

posted Oct 12, 2012

Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland is seeking proposals for an upcoming major exhibition OSCILLATOR.

posted Sep 5, 2012

Columbia news posted a story about Brad Garton and David Sulzer’s brainwave music project.