Lam, George


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    PhD Duke University Music 2011 
    MM The Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University Music Composition and Music Theory Pedagogy 2005 
    BA Boston University School of Music Music Composition and Music Education 2003 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    York College CUNY Assistant Professor Music 2013 - Present 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

  4. Non Academic Experience

    Place of EmploymentTitleDate
    Gotham Chamber Opera Producing Associate 2011 - 2013 
    Music-Theatre Group Producing Associate 2011 - 2013 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Assistant Professor 2013 - Present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:

      George Lam. String Quartet. Romer String Quartet (Hong Kong, China): , 2013. .

      George Lam. Theseus and the Minotaur, a game for two percussionists. Asian Young Musicians Connection (Taipei, Taiwan): , 2014. .

      George Lam. Ross McElwee's "Sherman's March". Black House Collective (Kansas City): , 2014. .

      George Lam. Citadel. Synergy Percussion (Sydney, Australia): , 2015. .

    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Chapters in Books:
      3. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Government Reports or Monographs
    4. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Carmina Burana" June 22, 2015: Hong Kong Voices (Hong Kong, China).

    "Excerpts from 'Heartbreak Express'" November 14-15, 2014: Rhymes With Opera (New York, NY).

    "Ross McElwee's 'Sherman's March'" August 22, 2014: Black House Collective / Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (Kansas City, MO).

    "'The Photographer Makes A Quiet Exit' from 'Heartbreak Express'" August 16-18, 2014: Rhymes With Opera (Baltimore, MD and New York, NY).

    "Theseus And The Minotaur" June 28, 2014: Asian Young Musicians Connection (Taipei, Taiwan).

    "String Quartet" May 23, 2014: Romer String Quartet / Central Conservatory of Music (Beijing, China).

    "'She Can Touch You' from 'Heartbreak Express'" April 29, 2014: Rhymes With Opera, York College CUNY (Jamaica, NY).

    "'Ease This Burden' from 'Heartbreak Express'" March 24, 2014: Rhymes With Opera, Cornelia Street Cafe (New York, NY).

    "'Ease This Burden' from 'Heartbreak Express'" March 16, 2014: Rhymes With Opera, Roulette (Brooklyn, NY).

    "'Ease This Burden' from 'Heartbreak Express'" December 7, 2013: Rhymes With Opera, City Arts Gallery (Baltimore, MD).

    "'Ease This Burden' from 'Heartbreak Express'" October 29, 2013: York College CUNY (Jamaica, NY).

    "Books Unwritten" October 19, 2013: Rhymes With Opera, Exapno (Brooklyn, NY).

  9. Patents


  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Winner, 2014 Black House Collective New Operas Project Composers' Competition: May, 2014.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    PSC-CUNY Research Award, Theseus and The Minotaur, a game for two percussionists. June, 2014: $2960.

    PSC-CUNY Research Award, The Emigrants. 2014 - 2015: $1000.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Departmental Committee to propose funding requests for Music, Theatre Arts and Fine Arts: 2014 - 2015.

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      Writing Across The Curriculum Committee: 2014 - Present.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Co-Artistic Director, Rhymes With Opera: 2007 - Present.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      MUS 101 Introduction to Music History 
      MUS 110 Fundamentals of Music Theory 
      MUS 223 Harmony 
      MUS 323 Form & Analysis 
      MUS 210 Ear Training 1 
      MUS 310 Ear Training 2 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):
Lam, George

Lam, George
Assistant Professor
Performing and Fine Arts