Enacting Curricular Change in Music Education through Vernacular Music

Music Education and Popular Music Conference March 28-30, 2019  Case Western Reserve University | Cleveland, Ohio Presented by the CWRU Music Education Program and Center for Popular Music Studies, and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Calls for curricular change in music education abound, but how can we bring this change to...

Matthew Garrett named director of UCITE

Matthew Garrett, associate professor of music education and coordinator of undergraduate studies in music and music education, has been appointed director of the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE). Garrett had previously served as UCITE’s interim director since August 2017. About Garrett Since 2016, Garrett has been...

Concerto Competition

Each spring, CWRU undergraduate students compete in recital format for an opportunity to perform as a soloist with Symphony Orchestra or Symphonic Winds the following academic year. Up to 3-5 winners will be selected. This is one of the most anticipated events at CWRU. The Department of Music is...

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Interview with Ellen Hargis, Kulas Visiting Artist and Director of Upcoming CWRU-CIM Opera Production

Interview with Ellen Hargis by Anna O'Connell What brought you to historical performance practice? What interested you about it? Well, I started out as an instrumentalist. I was playing in my college collegium, pretty much for fun. I thought I might want to be a choral conductor someday, but I also thought...

CIM Opera Theater & CWRU Baroque Ensembles Present Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie

Tickets on sale now! | The Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theater—with guest director Ellen Hargis, conductor Harry Davidson, choreographer Julie Andrijeski (Artistic Coordinator of Historical Performance Ensembles) and the Case Western Reserve University Baroque Orchestra—will present Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie February 27–March 2 in Kulas Hall (CIM). These performances are presented...