Congratulations to our Ph.D graduates

Headshots of four graduate students
L to R: Cody Black, James Budinich, Joanna Chang, James Chu

Graduate Degrees Conferred

Cody Black, Ph.D. (Ethnomusicology) -- SPRING 2023
Dissertation: "Analog Optimism: Voice, Digitalized Life, and the Aural Labor of Becoming in South Korea."
Committee Chair: Louise Meintjes

James Budinich, Ph.D. (Composition) -- FALL 2022
Dissertation piece: "Third-Millennium Heart, song cycle for 10 instruments and soprano, setting poetry by Ursula Andkjaer Olse."
Committee Chair: Scott Lindroth

Joanna Chang, Ph.D. (Musicology) -- SUMMER 2022
Dissertation: "Probing the Brahmsnebel, 1875-1910."
Committee Chair: R. Larry Todd

James Chu, Ph.D. (Composition) -- SPRING 2023
Dissertation pieces: "Nobilette, for orchestra; Rouge, for clarinet, cello, piano, and synthesizer."
Committee Chair: John Supko