Music Department Students, Graduates, and Alumni receive academic appointments, fellowships, and awards

A close-up shot of the hands of two people shaking hands


We are excited to announce recent job placements and fellowships for PhD alumni and previous postdoctoral fellows, and graduate and undergraduate award recipients. Congratulations to all!

Job Placements

Jon Bullock, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology, Notre Dame

Alican Camci, J. Donald Feagin Professorship of Music and Film Studies, The University of Tulsa

Anna Gatdula, Assistant Professor of Musicology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Yuting Tan, Instructor (four-year contract), Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore

Graduate Awards

Baldwin Giang, Rome Prize, Composition, American Academy of Rome

Anne Monique Pace, first alternate for Rome prize, Modern Italian Studies, American Academy of Rome

Catrin Dowd, Harold S. Powers World Travel Fund award, American Musicological Society

Catrin Dowd, Stuart Tave Course Design Award, Division of the Humanities, University of Chicago 

Reed Williams, Black Metropolis Research Consortium Summer Short-Term Fellowship

Undergraduate Awards

Jack Cramer, Olga and Paul Menn Prize for Composition

Aatman A. Vakil, Leonard B. Meyer Prize for Musical Excellence

Jack Cramer, Timothy Ren, Natasha K. Rodgers, Aatman A. Vakil: Special Honors in Music


Devon Borowski, Division of the Humanities Teaching Fellowship

Natalie Farrell, Pozen Center for Human Rights Teaching Fellowship

Eva Pensis, Postdoctoral Fellow with the Center for Research in Feminist, Queer, and Trans Studies at the University of Pennsylvania

Florian Walch, Division of the Humanities Teaching Fellowship

Academic positions for former postdocs in composition

Dongryul Lee, Assistant Professor of Composition, Loyola University of Chicago

Felipe Tovar-Henao, Charles H. Turner Post-Doctoral Program at College-Conservatory of Music/University of Cincinnati