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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...

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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...

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Matthew Garrett named director of UCITE

Matthew Garrett, associate professor of music education and coordinator of undergraduate studies in music and music education, has been appointed director of the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE). Garrett had previously served as UCITE’s interim director since August 2017. About Garrett Since 2016, Garrett has been...

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