Jeremiah Davenport (GRS ‘17), aka Dr. Lady J, Quoted as Expert on Drag Culture in VICE and SCENE

Dr. Lady J, (known outside of drag as Jeremiah Davenport) holds a doctorate in Musicology from Case Western Reserve University and is the world’s first drag queen with a PhD dissertation on drag history, a working drag queen whose research and educational outreach focus on obliterating the erasures of...

Francesca Brittan Discusses Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffmann on NPR Podcast

Offenbach's Tales of Hoffmann: Fool for Love The Guests | Francesca Brittan Associate Professor of Music at Case Western Reserve University; Tenor Matthew Polenzani of the Metropolitan Opera, Veronica Chambers of The New York Times; and Stage director Beth Greenberg. Aria Code is a podcast that pulls back the curtain on some of the most famous...

Music Colloquia Series

The CWRU Department of Music Colloquia Series begins this week on Friday, January 22, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. in the Harkness Chapel, Classroom. Click here for a full schedule and more information. Department of Music Colloquia provide a weekly forum for presentation and discussion of recent research by distinguished visitors and...

Spring Concert & Events

Case Western Reserve University Department of Music is thrilled to share its Spring Concert & Events Schedule, set to bring eleven weekly colloquia and over thirty performances spanning multiple genres with varied student recitals and concerts by CWRU choirs, bands, orchestras, and mixed ensembles. The outstanding schedule begins January 24,...

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Open House

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a free event at Severance Hall. Presented by Case Western Reserve University and The Cleveland Orchestra. Date: January 20, 2020, 12:00-5:00 pm Location: Severance Hall (110012 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH) Website: https://music.case.edu/events/martin-luther-king-jr-community-open-house/ Click here for more information.

Richard Kolb (GRS ’10) Releases CD of Lute Music by Robert Ballard

Robert Ballard was one of the most famous lutenist-composers of the first decades of the seventeenth century, during which the lute was the favored instrument of the Parisian aristocracy and upper bourgeoisie. Richard Kolb loves this literature, and it clearly shows in these loving performances. Read more about the CD...