Recent job placements, fellowship appointments, and awards

It is that time of year when many of our current students, recent graduates, and affiliates are receiving job offers or fellowship appointments, along with awards.  We are pleased to share the most recent accomplishments. Congratulations!

Job placements and fellowships:

Iddo Aharony (PhD 2016), Assistant Professor of Music Technology at Colorado College

Nadia Chana, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Cesar Favila (PhD 2016), Assistant Professor of Musicology at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Pierce Gradone, Assistant Professor of Music Composition at Knox College

Julianne Grasso received a Franke Institute for the Humanities Dissertation Completion Fellowship and will be in residence at the Franke Institute as a doctoral fellow.  She also received a Stuart Tave Teaching Fellowship next year to teach a course in the spring quarter: “Video Game Music as Play and Discipline (1980s to Present)”.

Ted Gordon, Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow/Lecturer in the Department of Music at Columbia University

Zachary Loeffler, Humanities Teaching Fellow, University of Chicago

Anabel Maler, Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Jessica Peritz, won a Mellon-CES (Council for European Studies) Dissertation Completion Fellowship and is a nonstipendiary recipient of the Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowship from the American Musicological Society. She will be an Affiliated Doctoral Fellow at the Franke Institute for the Humanities next year.

Tommaso Sabbatini received the Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowship from the American Musicological Society

Mari Jo Velasco (PhD 2017), Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at Princeton University

Dan Wang (PhD 2017), Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Pittsburgh

Lindsay Wright, Humanities Teaching Fellow, University of Chicago

Awards:

Pierce Gradone was awarded First Prize in the Lyra Society of Philadelphia Costello Competition for his piece The Watching

Clay Mettens was awarded First Prize in the 2018 Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award Competition for his piece Without Air