May 04, 2016

Columbia Alumni are Hitting the High Notes at Brown!

Columbia Alumni David Josephson, Richard Taruskin, and Rose Rosengard Subotnik are creating beautiful music at Brown this weekend and will be featured during two events organized by the Brown University Department of Music.

The Brown University Orchestra will celebrate Josephson, a professor of music at Brown University, during their in honor of his retirement following 40+ years of teaching service at the Rhode Island ivy league school.  

Playing two performances  on Friday ,May 6 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 8 at 2 p.m., the orchestra will present Mozart's Symphony No. 39, Saint-Saëns' Cello Concerto No. 1 and Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra

Josephson received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. "with distinction"  in musicology from Columbia University prior to beginning his Brown teaching career in 1972. More about David Josephson can be found here

General admission tickets are on sale now for $10, click here to RSVP and purchase tickets. 

Also on May 6th, beginning at 4 p.m., the Brown Univeristy Music Department will host a free and public discussion titled "Not Modern & Loving It," given by Richard Taruskin, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, and eminent musicologist who received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in historical musicology from Columbia.

Joining Taruskin will be Rose Rosengard Subotnik, another leading American musicologist, and professor of music at Brown who also holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University. 

The discussion will be held at the Orwig Music Building, Room 315


 Join CAARI for these two exciting events as we celebrate the work of our alumni in the field of music!



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