Category: Awards

Elizabeth Margulis’ “Music and the Narrative Imagination” Project Awarded Funds from University

Aug 12, 2023

The Department of Music is proud to congratulate musicology faculty member and Director of Graduate Studies Elizabeth Margulis, whose forthcoming collaboration with Princeton Neuroscience Institute’s Uri Hasson, Music and the Narrative Imagination, has been awarded funding by the Dean for Research Innovation Fund for Collaborations between Artists and Scientists or Engineers.

Graduate Student Marcel Camprubi Awarded Top Prize from the American Musicological Society

Jun 13, 2023

The Princeton University Department of Music is proud to congratulate graduate student Marcel Camprubi, who has been awarded the Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowship for his dissertation “Al-Fārābī’s Lines of Thought: Notations and Histories of Music Theory from Abbāsid Baghdad (762–1055).”

Ruth Ochs Named Honorary Member of the Class of 2023

May 10, 2023

The Department of Music is proud to congratulate Ruth Ochs, conductor of the Princeton University Sinfonia, who has been inducted as an honorary member of the Class of 2023.

Musicology Graduate Students Christopher Parton & Hannah McLaughlin Receive 2023 Teaching Award

Apr 20, 2023

The Department of Music congratulates Musicology students Christopher Parton and Hannah McLaughlin, who were among the 10 winners of this year’s Graduate School Teaching Award in recognition of outstanding undergraduate teaching. 

Graduate Student Sophie Brady Awarded Top Prize from the American Musicological Society

Dec 7, 2022

The Princeton University Department of Music is proud to congratulate graduate student Sophie Brady, who has been awarded the Paul A. Pisk Prize for her paper “From the Living Room to the Concert Hall: Francis Bebey’s Experimental Collaborations.”

DANCEUSA.ORG: Olivier Tarpaga Awarded Dance/USA Artist Fellowship

Nov 17, 2022

Director of African Music Ensembles Olivier Tarpaga is one of 30 artists across the United States to be selected as a 2022 Dance/USA Artist Fellow.

Jazz Director Rudresh Mahanthappa DownBeat Critics Poll Winner

Jul 14, 2021

Congratulations to Director of Jazz, Rudresh Mahanthappa, who has again been selected the Alto Saxophone winner in the DownBeat International Critics Poll. The August issue of DownBeat, which arrives on …

Donnacha Dennehy Awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship

Apr 29, 2021

Congratulations to Prof. Donnacha Dennehy, recipient of a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship! Prof. Dennehy is one of 184 recipients, chosen from a pool of almost 3,000 applicant scholars, artists, writers, and …

Student Awards: Maya Stepansky & Pascal Le Boeuf

May 5, 2020

Congratulations to sophomore drummer Maya Stepansky and graduate student composer Pascal Le Boeuf: Maya was selected as the Undergraduate College Winner of DownBeat Magazine’s 43rd Annual Student Awards in the Blues/Pop/Rock Soloist …

Anna Pidgorna: Juno Award Nomination

Jan 28, 2020

Congratulations to graduate student composer Anna Pidgorna, whose composition is featured on an album just nominated for a 2020 Juno Award — the Canadian equivalent of the Grammy Awards. Her work, …

Announcing the 2019-2020 Concerto Competition Winners

Jan 23, 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019-2020 Princeton University Orchestra Concerto Competition: Violinists Fumika Mizuno ’21: Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto Op. 14 Hana Mundiya ’20: W.A. Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. …

Ruth Ochs Receives Community Engagement Award

Jan 21, 2020

by Emily Eyestone, Pace Center for Civic EngagementReposted from the John H. Pace Jr ’39 Center for Civic Engagement For Ruth Ochs, music has always been a connective force; a …

Iarla Ó Lionáird Receives RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Award

Oct 28, 2019

Congratulations to Iarla Ó Lionáird, Global Scholar and Visiting Lecturer in Music and the Humanities, who was awarded Best Folk Singer by the 2019 RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards. The awards offer support and recognition to Irish folk musicians …

Pascal Le Boeuf & Yihan Chen Awarded Copland House Residency Awards

Aug 8, 2019

Composition graduate students Pascal Le Boeuf and Yihan Chen are two of twelve composers selected to receive this year’s coveted Copland House Residency Awards. These all-expenses-paid, short-term stays at Aaron Copland’s National …

Michael Pratt Receives President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching

Jun 4, 2019

Full story by Karin Dienst, Office of Communications, available here. Michael Pratt, conductor of the Princeton University Orchestra and director of the Program in Music Performance, is one of four recipients of this year’s President’s …

Exciting Musicology Student News!

May 1, 2019

It is an exciting time for students in our musicology graduate program, with several recent notable accomplishments! The Department extends proud congratulations to: Sheryl Chow, recipient of the American Musicological Society’s Alvin …

Professor Juri Seo Receives Goethe Award

Apr 8, 2019

Princeton University faculty composer Juri Seo has been awarded the 2019 Goethe Award, given by the Goethe Institut at the Tongyeong International Music Festival. Professor Seo’s composition Respiri – in memory of Jonathan …

Emma O’Halloran Winner of Beth Morrison Projects: Next Generation

Feb 22, 2019

Congratulations to composition graduate student Emma O’Halloran, who has been named the winner of the Beth Morrison Projects: Next Generation award! Emma will be commissioned to write an evening-length operatic work …

Countertenors Anthony Roth Costanzo ’04 & Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen ’15 Nominated for GRAMMY Awards

Dec 7, 2018

Department of Music alumnae Anthony Roth Costanzo ’04 and Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen ’15, both countertenors, have both been recognized in the 61st GRAMMY Awards.  Costanzo has been nominated in the “Best Classical …

Music Major Lou Chen ’19 Receives Fisher Award

Nov 27, 2018

Congratulations to Music Major Lou Chen ’19, who has received the Pace Center for Civic Engagement’s A. James Fisher, Jr. Memorial Award! Given in honor of A. James Fisher, Jr. …

John Hoffmeyer, Certificate Student, Awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Nov 19, 2018

Congratulations to John Hoffmeyer, a Department Certificate Student in Piano Performance, who is one of three Princeton students to be awarded the Rhodes Scholarship! Excerpt from the Office of Communications: …

Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade Selected for Glyndebourne: Balancing the Score Program

Nov 9, 2018

Graduate composer Ninfea Cruttwell-Reade has been selected as one of the first four participants in Balancing the Score: a new program at Glyndebourne created to help address the under-representation of female composers in classical music. …

Iarla Ó Lionáird Wins Gold at New York Radio Festival 2018

Jul 13, 2018

The Athena Media radio episode Vocal Chords: ‘Iarla Ó Lionáird in conversation with Peggy Seeger’ has won Gold in the Biography/Profile category at the New York Radio Festival 2018. The series explores the journey …

Michael Pratt named honorary member of Royal College of Music

Mar 19, 2018

Michael Pratt, conductor of the Princeton University Orchestra and director of the Program in Musical Performance, has been named an honorary member of the Royal College of Music in London. Read …