This edition: Music @ CUNYTweet
Original tape date: December 25, 2016.
First aired: December 25, 2016.
This month’s show is all about music. Nisan Ak is a conductor – one of the few females in her field – who was born in Turkey and educated at the Aaron Copeland School of Music. Arturo O’Farrill, who runs the jazz studies department at Brooklyn College, has had a long and deep career in music. The Graduate Center’s Research Center for Music Iconography houses fascinating images about music. CUNY’s Cultural Corps is a new paid internship program that places students in cultural institutions around the city. And Jasmin Klinger is a City College student who recently wrote some of the music for Domenica Cameron-Scorsese’s newest film.
Nisan Ak Queens College
Zdravko Blazekovic The Graduate Center/CUNY
Allan Edmond Queens College
Tom Finkelpearl NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
Elijah Fort John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Yonlesys Hilario Lehman College/CUNY
Jasmin Klinger City College/CUNY
James B. Milliken Chancellor, The City University of New York
Arturo O'Farrill Pianist, Composer, Educator, Brooklyn College
Ryan Whalen The Rockfeller Foundation