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Brittan’s “Music and Fantasy in the Age of Berlioz” Published This Week

Date posted: September 26th, 2017

Professor Francesca Brittan’s book, Music and Fantasy in the Age of Berlioz has just been published by Cambridge University Press.
“The centrality of fantasy to French literary culture has long been accepted by critics, but the sonorous dimensions of the mode and its wider implications for musical production have gone largely unexplored. …Read more.

CWRU Admission and Department of Music Fall Open House Sessions

Date posted: September 25th, 2017


The Department of Music will be hosting an Open House on the following dates:
 
Friday, September 29, 2017
10:30-11:20am | CWRU Admission Open House (TBD)
11:30am-12:20pm | CWRU Music Open House (Harkness Chapel)
 
Monday, October 9, 2017
10:30-11:20am | CWRU Admission Open House (TBD)
11:30am-12:20pm | CWRU Music Open House (Guilford Parlor)
 
Monday, November 13, 2017
10:30-11:20am | CWRU Admission Open House (TBD)
11:30am-12:20pm | CWRU Music Open House (Guilford Parlor)
 
During these sessions, we will discuss the Music (BA) and Music Education (BS) programs, the minor in music, application/audition requirements, submitting the Arts Supplement (digital portfolio/video audition), scholarships, campus facilities, ensembles, and applied music lessons. …Read more.

Hear Dr. Lisa Koops speak on “Parenting Musically” Friday Sept. 22

Date posted: September 18th, 2017

This Friday September, 22nd at 4pm in Harkness Classroom CWRU Associate Professor Dr. Lisa Koops will present on “Parenting Musically: Functional and Relational Musicking in Family Life.”
Department of Music Colloquia provide a weekly forum for presentation and discussion of recent research by distinguished visitors and by CWRU faculty and graduate students in musicology, historical performance practice, and music education. …Read more.

McClary’s Lecture ‘Audible Traces’ Now Available Online

Date posted: September 14th, 2017

Susan McClary, Professor of Music, delivered the Josephine Waters Bennett Lecture on March 31, 2017 at the Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America in Chicago. The lecture, titled “Audible Traces: What Music Offers Historians” is now available in its entirety on the Renaissance Society’s website, complete with music and video examples. …Read more.

Society for American Music: Announces the Robert Walser and Susan McClary Fellowship

Date posted: September 11th, 2017

Society for American Music: Announces the Robert Walser and Susan McClary Fellowship

The Society for American Music (SAM) is delighted to announce the establishment of the Robert Walser and Susan McClary Fellowship, an annual award for Ph.D. …Read more.

Ross Duffin Awarded Distinguished University Professorship

Date posted: August 29th, 2017

From the Daily: Hearing a note or chord played perfectly in tune still has the power to send shivers through Ross W. Duffin.
“It’s transcendent,” said Duffin, the Fynette H. …Read more.

Music Alum Discusses the Struggles of Graduate School

Date posted: August 29th, 2017


From Cleveland Magazine:  “The Transformation of Lady J”
Jeremiah Davenport came to Cleveland to study musicology but has danced into the spotlight as a drag performer who combines artistry with a deep sense of history. …Read more.

Graduate Students Receive Fellowships

Date posted: August 23rd, 2017

Congratulation to Department of Music graduate students Peter Graff and John Romey. 
Graff has been awarded an Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowship. …Read more.

Susan McClary and Robert Walser Establish Fellowship with American Council of Learned Societies

Date posted: June 27th, 2017

Endowment Gift of $1.6 Million Establishes Annual Award
From The American Council of Learned Societies: 6/15/2017
The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce the establishment of the Susan McClary and Robert Walser Fellowship in Music Studies. …Read more.

Alice Culin-Ellison Named Bourbon Baroque Partner

Date posted: June 12th, 2017


The Board of Directors and Founding Artistic Director John Austin Clark of Bourbon Baroque have selected Alice Culin-Elison as artistic partner for Bourbon Baroque effective immediately. …Read more.

Acis and Galatea, Now Available on YouTube

Date posted: June 8th, 2017

May 1 and 2, 2017 the Historical Performance Program presented Acis and Galatea at Harkness Chapel.  The production can now be viewed on YouTube.  
Acis & Galatea: Act 1
Acis & Galatea: Act 2

 
This mythical story of love, death and redemption between a shepherd, a sea nymph and a one-eyed giant (Cyclops) is masterfully brought to life by Handel’s musical imagination. …Read more.

Scherber to be Appointed Assistant Professor and Director of Bands

Date posted: June 7th, 2017

 
Dr. Ryan Scherber, who has served as Full-Time Lecturer in the Department of Music since 2014 and as Interim Director of Bands since 2016, will be appointed Assistant Professor in Music Education and Director of Bands, effective July 1, 2017. …Read more.

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