Helton Joins Permanent Faculty as Assistant Professor

Benjamin Helton has joined the permanent faculty of the Department of Music as Assistant Professor in Music Education and Director of the Spartan Marching Band. Learn more about Prof. Helton in "5 questions with… Spartan Marching Band Director Benjamin Helton,” which was recently published in The Daily.

Silver Hall Concert Series Launches this Fall

From Cleveland Scene:  Starting next month, the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center at the Temple Tifereth-Israel on the Case Western Reserve University campus will launch the Silver Hall Concert Series, 19 free musical performances. The series will feature professional, semi-professional and community ensembles from Cleveland and the surrounding areas....

Join CWRU Department of Music ensembles

The Case Western Reserve University Department of Music conducts more than 20 ensembles—some limited to students and others open to the greater campus community. Many of these ensembles will hold auditions during the first week of classes (beginning Monday, Aug. 27). Each ensemble’s eligibility requirements and audition information is available on its...

Spring Music Education Conference to be Hosted at CWRU

Announcing a spring 2019 conference entitled "Enacting Curricular Change in Music Education through Vernacular Music," to be hosted at Case Western Reserve University from March 28-30, 2019. For the detailed call for proposals please visit the conference website at http://music.case.edu/academics/musiced/vernacular-conference/Submissions must be received by September 24, 2018. More details about keynote...

Kruse Named as Distinguished Alum

Congratulations to music education faculty member Nathan Kruse who was named the 2018 Distinguished Alum for the University of New Mexico’s College of Fine Arts. He gave a graduation address at the Spring Convocation on May 10 at the KiMo Theatre in downtown Albuquerque, where he spoke about his...

Brittan Moderates Prometheus Project Discussion for The Cleveland Orchestra

  Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director of The Cleveland Orchestra discusses his conception for The Prometheus Project and the idea of re-examining Beethoven’s music for modern audiences by looking at Beethoven’s own thoughts.   Click here to view this conversation with Franz Welser-Möst, Prof. Mark Evan Bonds (UNC), moderated by Prof. Francesca Brittan (CWRU).    For...