5 questions with… tech-savvy musician, staff member Ken Wendt

From The Daily:  As a musician, Ken Wendt realized the gear surrounding him and his instruments played a critical role in presenting his craft to the world. So Wendt, who plays trumpet and drums, immersed himself in a different side of music: the technology supporting it. As he learned more about...

Karin Weston awarded the Barbara Thornton Memorial Scholarship from Early Music America

From Early Music America: Early Music America has announced the recipient of the biennial Barbara Thornton Memorial Scholarship, selected by an independent panel of judges. Karin Weston has been awarded the Barbara Thornton Memorial Scholarship for 2019. Karin will attend a summer course with Micrologus in Spello, Italy, and will also pursue study of the...

New Web Project Immortalizes the Overlooked Women Who Helped Create Rock and Roll in the 1950s

From Open Culture: “For sixty years, conventional wisdom has told us that women generally did not perform rock and roll during the 1950s,” writes Leah Branstetter, Ph.D. candidate in musicology at Case Western Reserve University. Like so many cultural forms into which we are initiated, through education, personal interest, and general...

[art|sci update] CWRU and CIM Celebrate 50 Years

The Spring | Summer 2019 issue of the College of Arts and Sciences art|sci magazine celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Joint Music Program, an educational and artistic collaboration between Case Western Reserve and the Cleveland Institute of  Music. Read the issue here: https://artsci.case.edu/magazine/. The 2018-19 academic year marks the 50th...

CWRU HPP Attending Boston Early Music Festival

Faculty and students of the Case Western Reserve University Historical Performance Practice Program will participate in The Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF), a weeklong celebration from June 9-16, 2019, with stunning Baroque operas, thrilling concerts, a premier early music trade show, and so much more! CWRU HPP graduate students and scholars...

Ronis Memorial Recital Winners Announced

Congratulations to our co-winners of the 2019-20 Leonard and Joan Ronis Annual Memorial Recital Prize, Diane Jo, violin and Karen Ji, piano. As co-winners of the prize, Diane and Karen will jointly perform the Ronis Memorial Recital in late October and will be honored at the undergraduate awards ceremony in...