Composer-naturalist Lisa Rainsong attunes ears to the music of birds, insects

Lisa Rainsong, an instructor of music theory at the Cleveland Institute of Music, also records and studies the songs of birds, insects, and amphibians for her website, "Listening in Nature." Through the Joint Music Program, Lisa has taught generations of CWRU music majors and recently presented a colloquium on...

Allison Monroe teaching course at Siegal Lifelong Learning Program in January

Allison Monroe, Lecturer (Department of Music) will be teaching a four-week course at Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at CWRU in January. A Thousand Twangling Instruments Senior Scholars Program Instructor: Allison Monroe, Lecturer (Department of Music) Location: Landmark Centre Building Date: Wednesdays, January 8-29, 2020 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. REGISTER HERE About the Course If asked what instruments were...

Francesca Brittan accepts editorship for A-R Editions

Francesca Brittan, Associate Professor of Musicology (CWRU), has accepted editorship of the series Recent Researches in Music of the 19th and 20th Centuries, for A-R Editions. She will be the first woman to hold the post. Read more about A-R Editions here.

Kelli Minelli named 2019-20 Freedman Student Fellow

Congratulations to Kelli Minelli, PhD candidate in Historical Musicology (CWRU), for being named a 2019-2020 Freedman Student Fellow through the Kelvin Smith Library’s Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship! She will be working with Dr. Daniel Goldmark, Director of the Center for Popular Music Studies (CWRU), on the project “Mapping...

Renowned Director Peter Sellars Emphasizes Importance of Arts through Workshops and Discussions

Peter Sellars visited the Department of Music at Case Western Reserve University on October 11, 2019 to share his knowledge and experience as a director. Sellars is world-renowned as a theater, opera and festival director for his groundbreaking interpretations of classic works.During his visit, Sellars held an open workshop...

AMS 2019 | Boston

Faculty, graduate students and alumni from the CWRU Department of Music will participate and present at the American Musicological Society (AMS) conference in Boston Oct 31-Nov 3. The AMS venue, the Westin Waterfront Hotel, is located in the Seaport District. Sessions presented/chaired by faculty, students or alumni of the Department...