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HPP Students Looking Forward to Summer Experiences

Date posted: January 26th, 2015

Here’s some more great news about students in our Historical Performance Practice program . . .
Four graduate students from the CWRU Historical Performance Practice program were accepted to the inaugural Berwick Academy for Historical Performance this summer.  The Academy held auditions nationwide, stopping in Cleveland this past November.  Violinists Cynthia Black, Karin Cuellar-Rendon, Alice Culin-Ellison and Allison Monroe will head to Oregon this June to work with a prestigious faculty including conductor Maasaki Suzuki of Bach Collegium Japan, […Read more]

Fulbright Scholar to present dissertation in France

Date posted: January 12th, 2015

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2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar, John Romey will present his dissertation in France this spring.  Romey will be completing archival research in Paris, France and will be affiliated with the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles. His dissertation is titled “From the Street to the Stage: Popular Song and the Construction of Parisian Spectacle, 1684-1712.”

On Feb. 6th, 2015 he will present his dissertation project at the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles as part of the Séminaire Jeunes Chercheurs […Read more]

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]