2017 Music Department Graduates
Music Graduation 2017
Undergraduate Degrees Conferred
Jonathan Aisenberg, Highest Distinction: Composition, Filamentary, for Orchestra & Original Chamber Works
Jake Grusd, High Distinction: Composition, excerpts from his opera, A Hero's Fall
Sarah Bereza (Musicology)
Dissertation: “The Right Kind of Music: Fundamentalist Christianity as Musical and Cultural Practice.”
Jung-Min Lee (Musicology)
Dissertation: “National Identity Formation and Musical Modernism in Post-World War II Korea.”
Paul Sommerfeld (Musicology)
Dissertation: "Scoring Star Trek’s Utopia: Musical Iconicity in the Star Trek Franchise,1966-2016."
Justin Tierney (Composition)
Dissertation piece: At the Conflux, time-lapse video and electroacoustic composition
Dissertation article: “Craft & Expression Entwined in the Music of Martin Bresnick"