Faculty In the Press
- Bard Professor Gidon Eshel Addresses Environmental Impact of Beef in Leonardo DiCaprio's New Climate Change Film appeared in Carbon Brief on 10-25-2016
- High Praise for Francine Prose's Mister Monkey appeared in New York Times on 10-23-2016
- Bard Conservatory Faculty, Members of Sō Percussion, Win a Bessie Award appeared in The Bessies on 10-21-2016
- The Quiet Menace of Kelly Reichardt's Feminist Westerns appeared in New York Times Magazine on 10-16-2016
Recent News and Notes
Distinguished Composer in Residence George Tsontakis has been the recipient of the two richest prizes awarded in all of classical music: the 2005 international Grawemeyer Award for his Second Violin Concerto and the 2007 Charles Ives Living Award, awarded every three years by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He studied with Roger Sessions at Juilliard and with Franco Donatoni in Rome. Born in Astoria, New York, into a strongly Cretan heritage, he has in recent years become an important figure in the music of Greece.