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.

Find more information in our Upcoming Events. Click here for a campus map.

FALL 2019

Sep 6: Lisa Rainsong (CIM): “Crickets and Katydids: Research by Ear”

Sep 13: Daniel Goldmark (CWRU): “Rhino Records and the Repackaging of Rock History”

Sep 27: Honey Meconi (Eastman School of Music): “Who Gets To Say What in the Leuven Chansonnier”

Oct 4: Lawrence Kramer (Fordham University): “Voice, Music, and the Sound of Henry James”

Oct 11: Peter Sellars (UCLA), Harkness Chapel: “Staging the Music: Peter Sellars in Conversation”
with Susan McClary [REGISTER FOR FREE HERE]

Oct 25: James Aldridge and Kelli Minelli (CWRU): “Risk Rhetoric in Jazz Discourse: Gendering Improvisational Unknowns”
-and-
“‘Women Like Her Cannot Be Contained’: Viewership and Musical Rupture in Beyoncé’s Lemonade (2016)”

Nov 8: Lisa Koops (CWRU): “From the Media to Parents and Back Again: Media Messaging on Parents and Music”

Nov 15: Naomi André (University of Michigan): “Engaged Opera: South Africa, Social Justice, and the Isango Ensemble”

Nov 22: Elizabeth Cassidy Parker (Temple University): “What We Might Learn from Listening to the Voices of Adolescent Musicians”


Past Colloquia