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Eric Oberstein (M.A. ’09) Wins GRAMMY for Best Latin Jazz Album 

Oberstein produced “The Offense of the Drum,” featuring Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Eric Oberstein (M.A. ’09) is an arts administrator, musician, educator, consultant, and co-chair of the inaugural Alumni Committee for the Program in Arts Administration at Teachers College. And now, he can add GRAMMY and Latin-GRAMMY winner to his list. …

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Music Ed Student Mark Oleszko to Perform at Lincoln Center 

Mark Oleszko, MA student in TC's Music Ed program, will perform at the David Rubinstein Atrium at Lincoln Center on Friday, February 27 as part of the Lincoln Center College Cabaret. Oleszko was chosen by online vote as one of six artists to perform. Watch Matthew Sherrod and Shaunice Alexander sing Oleszko's song "Thinking Ahead."

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Paper Presentations at the 2013 Diversity in Research and Practice Conference  ☆

This past Friday and Saturday, April 19th and 20th, Teachers College held its 2013 Diversity in Research and Practice Conference (DiRP).

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Educating Harlem, Histories of Learning and Schooling in an American Community  ☆

The Department of Arts and Humanities would like to invite you To a Public Lecture by Dr. Khalil Muhammad, the Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Grand Simplification: Historical Illiteracy in the Age of Mass Incarceration Wednesday, April 24th Lecture: 4-6pm in Room 179 Grace Dodge Hall Reception immediately following in …

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Viva Harlem U: Black and Puerto Rican Students and the Transformation of City College 

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The Development of Orchestrated Collisions: A Summer at Signature Theatre Company  ☆

By Erin Moore M.A. Candidate, Arts Administration At most theatres, it would be unusual and thrilling to see the playwright of a particular production lounging in the lobby most afternoons. It would be even more unusual to see two playwrights, both with current productions being mounted, happening upon each other in the lobby. This would …

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From TC to Joe’s Pub: Music Ed Students Play the City  ☆

Since getting their undergraduate degrees at The New School, Christian Nourijanian and Dustin Kaufman have followed a similar trajectory in their career and educational paths.  Dustin recently graduated from Teachers College with a dual Master’s degree that pairs a jazz performance major from Manhattan School of Music (MSM) with a music education major from Teachers …

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Cancelled: “Ella Baker: Radical Educator with Harlem Roots” 

CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED Due to a severe winter storm in Chicago, Prof. Ransby was unable to make the trip to New York for this event. We are working now to reschedule and hope that you will join us at a later date this spring. Please join us for the first lecture of the Educating Harlem …

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Spotlight on Faculty: Lori Custodero’s Subway Series 

Dr. Lori Custodero, Associate Professor of Music and Music Education, has established an Early Childhood Music concentration at Teachers College that integrates pedagogy and research through both theory and practice. She has just returned from Greece, where she presented her research to colleagues in music education and music psychology at three conference venues.

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Graduate Spotlight: Mari Black, Music and Music Education 

Congratulations to Mari Black, who graduated from the doctoral program in Music Education in May. Read on to find out more about this talented, multi-style violinist, featured in the graduation issue of the Arts & Humanities Gazette. Interviews with her fellow graduates from other programs will be posted on Pressible over the coming weeks.


Reposted from Music & Music Education. Written by melissadawnshapiro121.

Mari is a talented multi-style violinist and has recently completed her dissertation concerning the college experiences of professional multi-style violin string players.  She plays jazz, tango, folk, Western Classical, as well as Celtic, American, and Canadian fiddling.  She is a performer, teacher, and researcher.  She graduated from the doctoral music education program at Teachers College …

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Student Spotlight: Christine de Michele  ☆

Singer-songwriter, interdisciplinary artist and Master’s of Music Education student, Christine de Michele, blurs the lines between art forms, musical genres and performance practices. Join her on a visual and musical journey at her Master’s Recital Fast Forward Play Pause on Friday, May 11th at 7 p.m. in Milbank Chapel.

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Strengthening Teacher Preparation 

Music Education doctoral student Marie-Louise Bowe is soaking up as much knowledge of the American music education system as she can before heading back to her native Ireland. Here in what she calls “the land of the band” on a Fulbright scholarship, Bowe’s research interests lie in learning more about instrumental music programs in middle …

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Spotlight on Music and Education Student: Rosa Lee 

Master’s in Education in Music student, Rosa Lee, uses both her spiritual practice and educational experiences to inform her performance practice. You can hear her inspired performance at her Master’s Piano Recital on Friday, December 16th at 7:30 in Milbank Chapel.

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Teaching the Teachers: A profile on Music Ed’s Student Teaching Supervisors  ☆

Students in their second year of the Music Education program have a lot on their plate, the least of which are their student teaching placements in both an elementary and secondary setting. However, help comes in the form of a team of instructors and supervisors whose goal it is to guide them through the process. …

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INSTEP Music: Delving Deeper and Making Connections  ☆

Jihae Shin, a doctoral student in Music Education, is in her second year as the INSTEP Music coordinator. A cello player, Ms. Shin has taught string music at public middle and high schools in the USA and Korea. She enjoys interacting with the INSTEP students in a unique capacity. Not only does she take on …

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Arts and Humanities Students: “Most Likely to Succeed at Changing the World”  ☆

“When I really want to kvell about Teachers College, I talk about our students,” says Susan Fuhrman in President’s Letter of the Spring 2011 issue of TC Today.  Her comments kick off a special issue dedicated to student profiles, which once read, easily prove Fuhrman’s assertion that TC students are special both for their desire …

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Dino “Maestro” Anagnost  ☆

We would like to share the sad news that our distinguished alumnus, cherished friend, and long time faculty member Dino Anagnost passed away suddenly, early on the morning of March 31, 2011. Services will be held on Monday, April 4, 10am at The Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 319 East 74th Street, …

Posted 78 months ago by

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Finland: An Unanticipated Paradise 

Right now, Finland and its educational system are enjoying their time in the sun. Bolstered by the attention of progressive educators (see Samuel E. Abram’s January 2011 New Republic article, ‘The Children Must Play’) and sky high PISA scores, the nation is portrayed as an educational utopia where children thrive and teachers are afforded the …

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Spotlight on Alumni: Erik Holmgren  ☆

Recently, the Gazette talked with Erik Holmgren, TC alum and Education Director of the Abreu Fellows Program about his career path, the power of music, and the visionary global movement that he is a part of.

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Dr. Jasmin Cowin  ☆

TC alumna and harp instructor Dr. Jasmin Bey Cowin was recently interviewed on MyLITV. She lectured at The Huntington Public Library on the psychology of the characters and integrating music, text and staging in opera. Watch the video here. - Dr. Dwight Manning Program Coordinator, Music & Music Education

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