Columbia Connects 2016:
music composed and played by Columbians
the department of music
MARILYN NONKEN, piano
Sept. 22 at 8:00pm
The Silence of a Falling Star Lights Up a Purple Sky (2005)
La touche sonore sous l’eau (2015)
seats are limited - registration required (click here)
more information here
a friendly reception will follow,
Columbia Connects 2016
About the artist and the composers:
Marilyn Nonken received a Ph.D. in musicology from Columbia University in 1999. Since 2006, she has been Director of Piano Studies at NYU's Steinhardt School, where she is currently Associate Professor. She is recognized as one of the greatest interpreters of new music. She performed in many venues in the US and throughout the world in France, Finland, Australia, Chile, Canada, Denmark etc. She has a long list of recordings.
Tristan Murail taught at Columbia from 1997 through 2011
Christopher Trapani is currently a doctoral student in composition
Richard Carrick is an undergraduate alumnus who has also taught on the Faculty.