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McNellis Awarded Scholarship from the Medieval Academy of America

Date posted: June 15th, 2015

Congratulations to Rachel McNellis, rising 2nd-year PhD student in musicology! McNellis received a Medieval Academy of America / CARA Summer Scholarship to study medieval Latin at The MARCO Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of Tennessee.  […Read more]

Rave Reviews Continue to Roll-In for Ake’s Jazz Album

Date posted: June 10th, 2015

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Jazz Times: David Ake, professor and chair of the Department of Music, recently released his album, Lake Effect. The album was met with positive reviews from Jazz Times, describing how Ake was able to pull from his experiences living near Lake Michigan, Lake Tahoe and Lake Erie to create the music. 

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Duffin’s da Vinci Discovery is Making Waves in the Media

Date posted: June 8th, 2015

Congratulations to CWRU music professor Russ Duffin, whose recent discovery of a portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci is gaining wide-spread recognition, including from NBC, Fox and even as far away as India. (Follow the links below).
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/leonardo-da-vinci-discovered-500-year-old-engraving-n369186?cid=sm_twitter_feed_science
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2015/06/03/da-vinci-discovered-art-sleuthing-reveals-leonardo-engraving/
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/New-Leonardo-da-Vinci-image-found/articleshow/47535861.cms […Read more]

Shakespeare Song Mystery

Date posted: March 31st, 2015

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Ross Duffin wrote an article solving a very longstanding Shakespeare song mystery has just appeared in Shakespeare Quarterly.  It’s available from the CWRU network at http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/shakespeare_quarterly/v066/66.1.duffin.html [Open URL].  
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Freude!: 5th Annual Choral and Orchestra Collaboration Concert

Date posted: March 25th, 2015

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The CWRU Music Department celebrates five years of concert collaborations with this year’s performance presentation of Freude, or joy! Concert repertoire features works of great Austrian and German composers from the late 18th and early 19th Centuries. The program includes Mozart’s 31st Symphony, Haydn’s Te Deum, Beethoven’s Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage and one of Mendelssohn’s early masterworks, Magnificat.
Performing groups include the Case Concert Choir, […Read more]