Department of Music Colloquia provide a weekly forum for presentation and discussion of recent research by distinguished visitors and by 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 to the public. Receptions follow.

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Spring 2019 

Jan 25: Stephanie Ruozzo (CWRU), “Worth Their Weight in Gold[en Age Critical Standards]: Musical Structure in Jerome Kern’s Princess Theatre Shows”

Feb 8: Annette Richards (Cornell), “Sensibility Triumphant and the Return of Feeling”

Feb 15, 12:45 p.m.: Rebecca Cypess (Rutgers), “Experiencing Ephemerae in the Salon of Madame Brillon”

Feb 22: Kathleen Horvath (CWRU), Title TBA 

Mar 1: Dale Cockrell (MTSU), “Blood on Fire: Sex, Music, and Dance from Minstrelsy to Jazz” [Sponsored by the Center for Popular Music Studies]

Mar 22: Brent Talbot (Gettysburg College), “Assemblages, Habits of Coloniality, and Systemic Oppression in/through Music Education”                                   

Mar 29, 4:30 p.m. [Spartan Rehearsal Hall]: Michael Largey (MSU), “Teaching Teachers Vernacular Music” [Keynote Speaker: Spring Music Education and Popular Music Conference]

Apr 5: Jack Hamilton (UVA), “Future Paradise: Synthesis and Stevie Wonder’s Classic Period” [Sponsored by the Center for Popular Music Studies]

Apr 12: Jennifer Saltzstein (OU), “Power, Privacy, and Performance: The Gendered Song-Space of the Medieval Garden”

Mon., Apr. 15, 4:00 p.m. [Clark Hall 206]: David Huron (Ohio State, Dpt. of Music and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience), “That Complex Whole: Making Sense of Music”

Past Colloquia