music

Gail Archer, director of the Barnard music program, moderates a discussion with Wendy Griffiths, Kim Sherman, and Hilary Tann, exploring the rewards and challenges of composing and staging performances of new music by women.

Featuring members of the university’s student choir, this year’s concert includes such choral masterworks as Bach’s Magnificat and Poulenc’s Gloria as well as timeless favorites, all cast in the glow of hundreds of candles.

The Opera Company of Brooklyn and the Barnard music program perform Handel’s tale of the heroic knight, Ruggiero, and his true love, Bradamante, who frees him from the bewitching spell of the sorceress Alcina

A distinguished panel of composers discusses the rewards and challenges of composing and staging performances of new music by women. Moderated by Gail Archer, director of the Barnard music program.

In light of Independence Day, history professor vets historical accuracy of pop songs.

Marc Hertzman, assistant professor of Latin American and Iberian Cultures at Columbia University, examines the relationship between race and nation as seen through the fascinating history of samba.

Students from the Barnard and Columbia music department perform the War Requiem by Benjamin Britten.

The Harlem Semester Engages Students With Harlem’s Rich History in New Ways

In 2017, Barnard will offer a class in partnership with the Apollo called “Black Women, Performance, and the Politics of Style.”

Make Some Noise - A Celebration of Women and Music.