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Shakespeare Song Mystery

Date posted: March 31st, 2015


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 [Open URL].  
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Freude!: 5th Annual Choral and Orchestra Collaboration Concert

Date posted: March 25th, 2015


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]

Nagy Featured on Cover of Early Music America

Date posted: March 10th, 2015


Debra Nagy is featured on the cover of the spring edition of Early Music America magazine. In the cover story “If it’s Monday, it’s Collegium” Nagy discusses her teaching role at CWRU along with her demanding performance and rehearsal schedule. The article can he read by clicking here.
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Smith Wins 2015 David Sanjek Memorial Graduate Student Prize

Date posted: March 2nd, 2015

Mandy Smith drumming

Mandy Smith, doctoral student in CWRU’s musicology program, won the 2015 David Sanjek Memorial Graduate Student Prize at this past weekend’s conference of the International Association of the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), in Louisville, Ky. Mandy’s presentation (which featured her drumming as well as her words) was called “Drumming Is My Madness': The Primitive in Late 1960s Rock Drumming.” The award announcement reads, in part, “The committee found your paper impressive in its dynamic hands-on approach to the history of the drum kit and its seamless blend of cultural critique and musicological analysis.” The announcement went on to note how her analytical approach should prove influential to other scholars. […Read more]

Music Alum Receives College of Arts and Sciences Award

Date posted: February 18th, 2015

Congratulations to music alum Santina Protopapa (CWR ’00)! Santina was recently named the College of Arts and Sciences Young Alumna of the Year. Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences honors alumni who have made exceptional contributions to their fields and to the lives of others.
Read more about the honor in the latest Art/Sci Update.  […Read more]


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