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Despite being unable to present performances in person, Cornell Music faculty and students have been hard at work on a variety of projects to share with you. Check back often as new material gets added!
Cornell Chorus and Glee Club
The choirs created virtual performances for the 2020 Reunion:
The exhibition Electrifying Music: The Life and Legacy of Robert Moog, curated by Judith Peraino, Trevor Pinch, and Roger Moseley, is now available to view online. The keynote presentations from the When Machines Rock program are also available to view.
Lucy Fitz Gibbon & Ryan MacEvoy McCullough
Active Learning Initiative Postdoctoral Associate in Computational Music Theory Pedagogy Mark Gotham is part of a team that has been working to create an artificial intelligence-driven realization of the Beethoven's unfinished Tenth Symphony. He recently presented at the Karajan Music Tech conference, exploring the intersection of classical music and technology. The conference is available to view online.
Cornell Jazz Ensemble
The Cornell Chronicle highlighted several approaches to remote learning, including how Paul Merrill's Jazz Ensemble adapted to online instruction. Check out the video included with this article plus see the end result!
New York radio station WQXR features Roberto Sierra's work Prelude, Habanera, and Perpetual Motion. Also highlighted is Steven Stucky's Etudes: No. 1, “Scales”.
In January, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra gave the world premiere of Salseando, Sierra’s new concerto for trumpet and orchestra, to great acclaim. That scintillating performance, featuring conductor Domingo Hindoyan and soloist Pacho Flores, is now available to stream.
Sierra is currently writing a new work for the Spanish ensemble Trío Arbós. Longtime collaborators, the trio approached Sierra with the idea about two weeks ago, and the first movement of Piano Trio No. 5, "Instantes" was recorded online.
Cornell Wind Symphony
If you've been missing the sounds of the organs at Cornell, you can listen in on Annette Richards' and David Yearsley's course on this history, music, and technology of the organ! Check out their first podcast episode about what an organist does at home https://anchor.fm/david-yearsley
Cornell Concert Series
Cornell Concert Series works to keep the music playing: Social distancing measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 canceled the last two shows of the spring 2020 Cornell Concert Series, challenging organizers to connect performers with fans in new ways.
Cornell Hip Hop Collective
Cornell Hip Hop Collective members Jack Kubinec '23 and Adam Kadhim '23 have produced a mix of lo-fi study beats for finals season.