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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. Colloquia take place on Fridays at 4:00 PM in Harkness Chapel classroom, except where noted (click here for a campus map). All are free and open to the public. Receptions follow.


Spring 2017

Jan 27: Nicholas Stevens (CWRU): “The Hotel Room and The Imaginary Museum: Remembering Twentieth-Century Music in Thomas Adès’s Powder Her Face”

Feb 3: Jarryn Ha (CWRU): “Over Our Fallen Comrades: Mass Singing at South Korean Protests as a Musical Communion”

Feb 10: Kate Rogers (CWRU): “‘He’s Hooked, He’s Hooked, His Brain is Cooked’: Projections of Technomasculinity in 1980s Video Game Novelty Songs”

Feb 17: Karl Hagestrom Miller (UVA): “Sound Investments: Amateur Musicians Make American Pop”

Feb 24: Annual Meeting of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, program here:  

Mar 3: Susan McClary (CWRU):  “Unwashed Masses: Music for the Morning After”

Mar 24: Reginald Sanders (Kenyon College): “Church Music in Hamburg during the time of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach and the Reforms that Followed”

Mar 31: Kathleen Horvath (CWRU): “Trends and Realities in Performance Arts Medicine”

Apr 7: Margaret Berg (University of Colorado Boulder): “Comprehensive Musicianship: A Sociocultural-Historical Consideration of a Road Less Traveled”

Apr 14: Arved Ashby (Ohio State): “Ut Pictura Musica: Revisiting Representation in Mahler”

Apr 21: Anne Robertson (University of Chicago): “Beads, Books, and Rituals: Josquin and the Material Culture of the Late Middle Ages”

Apr 28: Sherry Lee (University of Toronto): “Teddie’s Landschaft”

Past Colloquia



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