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Music Department
214 Dixon Hall
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118-5683
Voice: (504) 865-5267
Fax: (504) 865-5270

Courtney Bryan

Assistant Professor of Music, Jazz Studies

Courtney Bryan, a native of New Orleans, La, is “a pianist and composer of panoramic interests” (New York Times). Her music is in conversation with various musical genres, including jazz and other types of experimental music, as well as traditional gospel, spirituals, and hymns. Bryan has academic degrees from Oberlin Conservatory (BM), Rutgers University (MM), and Columbia University (DMA) with advisor George Lewis. She recently completed an appointment as Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University. Bryan is an Assistant Professor of Music at Tulane University's Newcomb Department of Music.

 

Bryan’s work has been presented in a wide range of venues, including Lincoln Center, Miller Theatre, Symphony Space, The Stone, Roulette Intermedium, La MaMa Experimental Theatre, National Gallery of Art, Blue Note Jazz Club, Jazz Gallery, and Bethany and Abyssinian Baptist Churches. Upcoming commissions include pieces for the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Miller Theatre, Carnegie Hall's Link Up program, and Duo Noire. Bryan has two independent recordings, “Quest for Freedom” (2007) and "This Little Light of Mine" (2010).

www.courtneybryan.com


Newcomb Department of Music, 102 Dixon Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5267 music@tulane.edu