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,...
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.
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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.
About the Course
If asked what instruments were...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Open Workshop with Peter Sellars
(all CWRU/CIM faculty and students welcome to attend)
Date: Friday, October 11, 2019, 1:00-3:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
The Department of Music opens Harkness Chapel to the wider CWRU/CIM community. Join us in the audience as Peter Sellars coaches students in an intimate setting.
Department of Music Colloquium
Violinist Alice Culin-Ellison grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, went away for college, and came back. Now she’s the common thread between Bourbon Baroque and Incantare, two early-music groups making some noise, as they say, both at home and beyond.
READ MORE ABOUT THE CONNECTION HERE
Department of Music Colloquia provide a weekly forum for presentation and discussion of recent research by distinguished visitors, CWRU faculty, and graduate students in musicology, historical performance practice, and music education.
Colloquia take place on Fridays at 4:00 p.m. in Harkness Chapel, Classroom (except where noted). All are free and open...