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...

Department of Music to host discussion on Lisa Huisman Koops’s Parenting Musically

The CWRU Department of Music will host a book discussion party on Lisa Huisman Koops’s Parenting Musically Friday, Nov. 8 at 4:00 p.m. in the Harkness Chapel Classroom. Koops’s presentation is part of the weekly Department of Music Colloquia series. A reception will follow. About the book Parents use music in family...

Karin Weston (GRS ’15): Thornton Memorial Scholarship Reflection

Karin Weston is the recipient of the 2019 Barbara Thornton Memorial Scholarship which supported her travel to Europe in summer 2019 to study Medieval music and the Occitan language. Read about her studies in this Early Music America article. Karin Weston founded Trobár with 2017 Thornton Scholarship recipient Allison Monroe and Elena Mullins three years...