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, 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.
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...
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...
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 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
Students, alumni, parents & families...celebrate Case Western Reserve University Homecoming! A spirited student tradition combined with an alumni reunion and parents weekend, Homecoming is designed for anyone and everyone affiliated with the university.
Homecoming offers a wide range of programming, from academic lectures to social gatherings. Whether you are alumni,...