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Stanford Humanities Center 2022–23 Fellows include three from the Department of Music

Three Department of Music grad students and faculty are among the thirty-seven humanities scholars, ranging from graduate students to tenured faculty, that have been awarded fellowships for the upcoming academic year 2022–2023.
Our Stanford Humanities Center Fellows are:
  • Gabriel Ellis, Ph.D. candidate in Musicology
    SHC Dissertation Prize Fellow
  • Dr. Pheaross Graham, Lecturer
    Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities

New Guggenheim Fellows include Stanford Music faculty Patricia Alessandrini and alumna Leah Reid

From the Announcing the 2022 Guggenheim Fellows press release:

"On April 7, 2022, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of 180 exceptional individuals. Chosen from a rigorous application and peer review process out of almost 2500 applicants, these successful applicants were appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise."

Stanford Music D.M.A. (Composition) Charlie Sdraulig published in Cambridge University Press Tempo

Charlie Sdraulig (D.M.A., Composition '20)  and Louis d'Heudières have authored an article in the current edition of the Cambridge University Press publication, Tempo.

Intimacy, nuance, and quietude are the core themes of Charlie Sdraulig’s creative practice. His current research encompasses writing upon social interaction and innovative notations in experimental sonic practices.

Davor Vincze (D.M.A., '22) wins at Composition Prize of the City of Stuttgart

Stanford D.M.A. (Composition, '22) Davor Vincze's “XinSheng”, a short opera for soprano, ensemble, and electronics from 2021 has won second prize in the 67th Composition Prize of the City of Stuttgart. 87 participants submitted a total of 153 works for the 67th Composition Prize. The winning compositions will be performed as part of the award ceremony at the Eclat Festival Neue Musik Stuttgart in February 2023.

This award is particularly meaningful, as “XinSheng” was also Davor's dissertation piece for his Stanford D.M.A.


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