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Andrijeski featured in New Yorker

Date posted: December 17th, 2014

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Here’s some end-of-the-year cheer for you:  a release by the renowned early music ensemble Quicksilver, which features violinist/co-director and CWRU Department of Music faculty member Julie Andrijeski, was just named to the New Yorker’s list of top-top classical recordings of 2014.  Here’s a link to Alex Ross’s article, complete with video of the group:
http://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/ten-notable-performances-recordings-2014
Bravo Julie! […Read more]

Koops Named to Editorial Board of Perspectives

Date posted: December 11th, 2014

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Department of Music faculty member Lisa Koops was recently named to the Editorial Board of Perspectives, a leading peer-reviewed journal of early childhood music and movement. Congratulations Lisa!  […Read more]

Music journalist and historian Ann Powers to visit CWRU [UPDATED!]

Date posted: October 17th, 2014

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One of the nation’s most notable music critics, Ann Powers has been writing for The Record, NPR’s blog about finding, making, buying, sharing and talking about music, since April 2011. She can also be heard on NPR’s newsmagazines and music programs. Prior to her American Music Masters keynote address, Powers will join the Department of Music for a question and answer session about her work as a music journalist and historian on Friday Oct. […Read more]

Music Education Students Participate in OCMEA Fall Conference

Date posted: October 14th, 2014

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On Saturday, September 27, several undergraduate and graduate Music Education students participated in the Ohio Collegiate Music Education Association (OCMEA) Fall Conference. Students engaged in interactive general music workshops and listened to presentations focused on best practices for school music teachers. Sessions included  creative uses of music technology in the classroom, suggestions on how to reach a larger population of school students, and professional tips from an experienced school administrator. After an eventful day, […Read more]

19th Annual Music Masters

Date posted: October 13th, 2014

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and Case Western Reserve University will honor the Everly Brothers during the 19th Annual Music Masters. The weeklong celebration begins on Monday, October 20, and will feature interviews, panels, concerts, films and educational programs throughout the week. On Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. Ann Powers will present “Brand New Heartache: The Everly Brothers and the Exquisite Reveal of the American Teen Heart” at Case Western Reserve’s Wolstein Auditorium, […Read more]