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July Faculty News

Date posted: July 15th, 2014

  Congratulations to Georgia Cowart and Peter Bennett! Professor Georgia Cowart was recently named to a 2-year term on the Board of Directors of the American Musicological Society. Associate Professor Peter Bennett has just been awarded a year long fellowship in France from the LE STUDIUM: Loire Valley Institute of Advanced Studies (  Beginning in July […]

Tuning in WCLV

Date posted: June 25th, 2014


Tune in to WCLV Classical 104.9 on the 4th of July to hear Quire Cleveland’s grand celebration of American choral music, “THE LAND OF HARMONY.” You’ll enjoy all 4 verses of the 1814 Star-Spangled Banner, as well as a beautiful rendition of Amazing Grace, plus marvelous music by Stephen Foster, William Billings, and Cleveland’s own Patty Stair. […]

Duffin Directs Music Choral Evensong

Date posted: June 16th, 2014


  CWRU Department of Music Professor Ross Duffin,The Fynette H. Kulas Professor of Music, long known as an authority on historical tuning systems, has been spending his 2013-14 sabbatical in Cambridge, UK. Near the end of his time in the UK he was honored by requests to coach two of the top choirs in the world, King’s […]

Lute Society of America Seminar and Concerts

Date posted: June 16th, 2014


Case Western Reserve University will host the 2014  Lute Society of America’s Summer Seminar and Lute Festival June 22-27. The seminar will explore the lute from every angle and the events will feature a distinguished faculty of lute performers, musicological specialists, and vocal coaches. The faculty includes Paul Beier, Eduardo Egüez, soprano Ellen Hargis, Grant Herreid, Jakob Lindberg, Nigel North, […]

Provost Scholars Visit CWRU Music

Date posted: June 6th, 2014


The Music Department had the pleasure of hosting two very special girls as part of the Provost Scholars program. Amber and Alexis go to school in East Cleveland, and joined the program earlier this year. Sarah Bailey of the CWRU music department was contacted to help bring their idea to life. The girls wanted to […]