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...
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...
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.
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Department of Music Colloquia provide a weekly forum for presentation and discussion of recent research by distinguished visitors and...
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,...
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)
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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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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...