“Assessment as Active Music Pedagogy”

Date: March 27, 2020 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: https://music.case.edu/colloquia/

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.

Vocalist from the HPP program will be featured alongside instrumentalists in this program of cantatas by Johann Sebastian Bach. With Debra Nagy, oboe.

Spring Concert

Date: March 22, 2020 2:00 pm
Location: Denison Rehearsal Hall, Spartan Rehearsal Hall (1650 East 115th St)

This concert will feature the  Case Western Percussion Ensemble as they explore some classic and modern percussion ensemble repertoire.

Concerto Competition Recital

Date: March 20, 2020 6:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

Each year the CWRU Department of Music sponsors the Concerto Competition which is open to all CWRU students enrolled in private apply music study regardless of major. This annual recital is given in March and is adjudicated by faculty members who may select up to 4 winners. Each winner will then perform as a soloists with the Case/University Circle Symphony Orchestra or Symphonic Winds during the following academic year.

“Towards a Theory and Practice of Public Musicology”

Date: March 20, 2020 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: https://music.case.edu/colloquia/

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.

“Composing Americana: Stephen Foster and the Legacy of Blackface”

Date: March 6, 2020 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: https://music.case.edu/colloquia/

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.

Spring Concert

Date: March 2, 2020 7:30 pm
Location: Maltz Performing Arts Center, Silver Hall
Website: https://case.edu/maltzcenter/silverhallseries

Featuring CWRU Concerto Competition winner Nicholas Pogharian, trombone soloist, performing John Mackey’s Harvest Concerto for Trombone.

Neo-Classical Innovations

Date: March 1, 2020 3:00 pm
Location: Maltz Performing Arts Center, Silver Hall
Website: https://case.edu/maltzcenter/silverhallseries

A program of works by Felix Mendelssohn featuring Concerto Competition winner Brian Liu in a performance of the Piano Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25, as well as the Athalie Overture, Op. 74 and Symphony No. 5: Reformation, Op. 107.  

“Kamala Harris Rap Genius? Tuning and Temperament in the 2020 US Presidential Election”

Date: February 28, 2020 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: https://music.case.edu/colloquia/

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.

Spring Concert

Date: February 27, 2020 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

The CWRU Jazz Ensembles are joined by guest artist Dave Morgan, bassist and composer.

Bridging the Gap: Oswald von Wolkenstein and His World

Date: February 22, 2020 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/centers-and-areas-of-study/historical-performance-practice/

Join CWRU’s Collegium as they perform works from 15th-century Germanic lands. Directed by medieval music specialist Crawford Young, from the Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland.

Choral Showcase Invitational Concert

Date: February 21, 2020 7:30 pm
Location: Maltz Performing Arts Center, Silver Hall
Website: https://case.edu/maltzcenter/silverhallseries

Hear the Case Concert Choir, University Chorale, Case Men’s Glee Club and an area school in a joyous evening of singing. Each choir will showcase selections representing a wide variety of repertoire, and will culminate with the combined voices of over 100 singers.

“The Discarded Universe: On Inventive Execution, from Stage to Classroom”

Date: February 21, 2020 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: https://music.case.edu/colloquia/

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.

Italian Bones, French Tears: Joseph-Hector Fiocco’s Lamentations for Holy Week, 1733

Date: February 20, 2020 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/centers-and-areas-of-study/historical-performance-practice/

Jane Leggiero, a graduate student of the CWRU Historical Performance Practice program, performs her DMA recital in Harkness Chapel.

Open House Program

Date: February 17, 2020 11:30 am
Location: Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom (1st-floor)
Website: https://music.case.edu/cwru-open-house-registration-form/

It’s always a good day to visit us on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, but our open house days are really special. Visit CWRU during an open house and you can meet faculty, tour campus, sit in on classes, grab a meal at our dining halls, explore our study abroad options and learn more about the Department of Music, all in one jam-packed day.

Date: February 17, 2020 9:00 am
Location: Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio)
Website: https://music.case.edu/prospective-undergraduate-students/application-procedures/

Students applying to the BS program in Music Education must complete a live audition/interview in addition to the Arts Supplement. Both video conference and on-campus options are available. Students applying to the Music Education program should submit their Common Application and corresponding Arts Supplement materials as soon as possible and well ahead of the posted deadlines to allow ample preparation time. Eligible students will be contacted directly for scheduling.

Date: February 15, 2020 11:00 am
Location: Harkness Chapel

Experience the 19th Annual Saxophones on Saturday in Harkness Chapel, with Guest Artist Chika Inoue.

Geblümter stil: Frauenlob’s Flourishing and Fruit

Date: February 11, 2020 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: https://music.case.edu/centers-and-areas-of-study/historical-performance-practice/

Anna O’Connell, a graduate student of the CWRU Historical Performance Practice program, performs her MA recital in Harkness Chapel.

“Louis XIII’s ceremonial entrées, 1614-1629: Music, Liturgy, and the Legitimation of Power”

Date: February 7, 2020 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: https://music.case.edu/colloquia/

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.

Date: February 7, 2020 9:00 am
Location: Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio)
Website: https://music.case.edu/prospective-undergraduate-students/application-procedures/

Students applying to the BS program in Music Education must complete a live audition/interview in addition to the Arts Supplement. Both video conference and on-campus options are available. Students applying to the Music Education program should submit their Common Application and corresponding Arts Supplement materials as soon as possible and well ahead of the posted deadlines to allow ample preparation time. Eligible students will be contacted directly for scheduling.

“Men, Women, and Representations of Sexuality in Music Videos”

Date: January 31, 2020 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: https://music.case.edu/colloquia/

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.

Northeast Ohio Band Invitational

This day-long presentation of symphonic band repertoire features Northeast Ohio high school bands, Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony, and CWRU Symphonic Winds.

“The Art of Singing Romances: Vocal Performance Practices in Parisian Salons and Songs, 1830-1848”

Date: January 24, 2020 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: https://music.case.edu/colloquia/

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.

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.

Leben Zol Bessarabia! (Long Live Bessarabia!)

Date: December 8, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

Join the Klezmer Music Ensemble for dynamic and thrilling repertoire from Bessarabia, a unique multi-ethnic melting pot in Eastern Europe. The region was important for the creation and expansion of klezmer music, resulting in the hybrid Jewish/Romanian/Moldavian style that later became the basis for Yiddish dance music of 20th-century America. Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue garage, Severance Hall garage or at the meters along Bellflower Road and …Read More.

Fall Recital

Date: December 7, 2019 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

A program featuring CWRU student pianists performing collaborative works. Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue garage, Severance Hall garage or at the meters along Bellflower Road and East Blvd. For more information on Harkness Chapel and directions: Harkness Chapel

Date: December 7, 2019 1:00 pm
Location: Tinkham Veale Ballroom

Join the Symphonic Winds, Symphony Orchestra, Camerata Orchestra, and CWRU Jazz Ensembles as they present Prelude to the Holidays!   Featuring: The Nutcracker Suite In the Bleak Midwinter Winter Wonderland Sleigh Ride ….and more!   Paid Parking available at the Severance Hall Garage.

The Birth of the String Quartet

Date: November 26, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/centers-and-areas-of-study/historical-performance-practice/

Join the Baroque Chamber Ensembles as they explore how Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven created this superb form of chamber music. Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue garage, Severance Hall garage or at the meters along Bellflower Road and East Blvd. For more information on Harkness Chapel and directions: Harkness Chapel this event has been moved from November 21

Fall Concert

Date: November 24, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

Chamber Music featuring an eclectic mix of beauty, styles, genres and instrumentations with something for everyone. Experience chamber music as it was intended, up close and personal! Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue garage, Severance Hall garage or at the meters along Bellflower Road and East Blvd. For more information on Harkness Chapel and directions: Harkness Chapel

Il cortegiano ed il paesano

Date: November 24, 2019 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/centers-and-areas-of-study/historical-performance-practice/

Courtly and popular music of 16th- and 17th-century Italy for a variety of winds and strings, including balli, motets, madrigals and canzoni. Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue garage, Severance Hall garage or at the meters along Bellflower Road and East Blvd. For more information on Harkness Chapel and directions: Harkness Chapel

Date: November 23, 2019 7:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: https://music.case.edu/about/joint-program-with-cim/

This recital commemorating the CWRU/CIM Joint Music Program will feature several of our acclaimed JMP faculty members. Presented by the Music Undergraduate Involvement Committee (M.U.S.I.C.) of the Case Western Reserve University Department of Music. Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

The Classics!

Date: November 23, 2019 3:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

A program featuring CWRU String and Piano students as they perform varied chamber music masterpieces by Beethoven, Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak, Bruch, and Schubert.

“What We Might Learn from Listening to the Voices of Adolescent Musicians”

Date: November 22, 2019 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: http://music.case.edu/colloquia/

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).  Free and open to the public. Receptions follow.

Fall Concert

Date: November 18, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Maltz Performing Arts Center, Silver Hall
Website: https://case.edu/maltzcenter/silverhallseries

Join the CWRU Symphonic Winds and Percussion Ensemble for a  program featuring Concerto Competition winner Jonathan O’Brien, alto saxophone soloist, performing Jacques Ibert’s Concertino da Camera. This performance is part of the Maltz Performing Arts Center, Silver Hall Concert Series. These events are free, but registration is required. Reserve your tickets here. Parking passes may be purchased in advance for each performance for a nominal amount. Paid parking available upon arrival in the MPAC lot. Shuttle service provided for this event. …Read More.

Blue and Gold: Building Connections

Date: November 17, 2019 3:00 pm
Location: Maltz Performing Arts Center, Silver Hall
Website: https://case.edu/maltzcenter/silverhallseries

A concert dedicated to building connections between the CWRU Orchestra Program and local schools.  This first collaboration performance will feature the Beachwood High School Orchestra and the Case/University Circle Symphony Orchestra playing individually and in combination. This performance is part of the Maltz Performing Arts Center, Silver Hall Concert Series. These events are free, but registration is required. Reserve your tickets here. Parking passes may be purchased in advance for each performance for a nominal amount. Paid parking available upon arrival …Read More.

Fall Choral Weekend, Part II

Date: November 16, 2019 8:00 pm
Location: Church of the Covenant

Share an evening of fellowship and tradition with the Case Men’s Glee Club, the oldest continually operating student organization at CWRU, dating back to 1897. Free and open to the public. Free parking available. Directions

Fall Choral Weekend, Part I

Date: November 15, 2019 8:00 pm
Location: Church of the Covenant

Choral music moves souls and fosters community as many voices unite together in this first concert of the Fall Choral Weekend. Featuring the University Chorale, a treble-voice ensemble, and the Case Concert Choir, a mixed-voice chorus. Free and open to the public. Free parking available. Directions

Divine and Mortal love in the 17th Century

Date: November 15, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: https://music.case.edu/centers-and-areas-of-study/historical-performance-practice/

Sarah Coffman (soprano), a graduate student of the CWRU Historical Performance Practice program, performs her DMA recital in Harkness Chapel.

“Engaged Opera: South Africa, Social Justice, and the Isango Ensemble”

Date: November 15, 2019 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: http://music.case.edu/colloquia/

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).  Free and open to the public. Receptions follow.

Open House Program

Date: November 11, 2019 11:30 am
Location: Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom (1st-floor)
Website: https://music.case.edu/cwru-open-house-registration-form/

It’s always a good day to visit us on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, but our open house days are really special. Visit CWRU during an open house and you can meet faculty, tour campus, sit in on classes, grab a meal at our dining halls, explore our study abroad options and learn more about the Department of Music, all in one jam-packed day.

Fall Concert

Date: November 10, 2019 3:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

A performance of works for chamber orchestra featuring Steven Greenman’s Klezmer Concert Suite for Solo Violin and Orchestra. Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue garage, Severance Hall garage or at the meters along Bellflower Road and East Blvd. For more information on Harkness Chapel and directions: Harkness Chapel

We’ll Do It Their Way

Date: November 8, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

Celebrating music by exceptional teacher-performers from the 18th century; includes works by Francesco Geminiani, Georg Muffat, and Johann Joachim Quantz. Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue garage, Severance Hall garage or at the meters along Bellflower Road and East Blvd. For more information on Harkness Chapel and directions: Harkness Chapel

“From the Media to Parents and Back Again: Media Messaging on Parents and Music”

Date: November 8, 2019 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: http://music.case.edu/colloquia/

The Case Western Reserve University Department of Music will host a book discussion party on Lisa Huisman Koop’s Parenting Musically Friday, Nov 8 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in the Harkness Chapel Classroom. Koops’s presentation is part of the weekly Department of Music Colloquia series.  A reception will follow the talk.

Date: November 7, 2019 7:00 pm
Location: Nighttown - 12387 Cedar Road Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Website: https://www.nighttowncleveland.com/

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 7:00 p.m.   CD Release! Chip Stephens, piano + Glenn Wilson, saxophone    ~with~   CWRU Jazz Ensemble | Paul Ferguson, director  Dynamic pianist and Ohio native plays duo with baritone saxophonist extraordinaire! Performing music from their new CD on Capri Records, “Sadness and Soul”. The first set will feature the duo and the second set will pair the CWRU Jazz Ensemble with Chip and Glenn. All live at Nighttown! Tickets: $20 | Reservations: 216.795.0550 | Web: nighttowncleveland.com Address: …Read More.

Êglise, chambre et théâtre

Date: November 3, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/centers-and-areas-of-study/historical-performance-practice/

Sacred motets, secular love songs, instrumental chamber music, theatrical dances and dance airs from the French court around the turn of the 18th century Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue garage, Severance Hall garage or at the meters along Bellflower Road and East Blvd. For more information on Harkness Chapel and directions: Harkness Chapel

Dufay in Italy

Date: October 27, 2019 7:30 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/centers-and-areas-of-study/historical-performance-practice/

Among the most famous musicians of the 15th Century, Guillaume Dufay travelled widely beyond his humble beginnings in Cambrai. Join us for this program of celebratory songs, beguiling cantilena settings, and fascinating isorhythmic motets from Dufay’s Italian sojourns. Free and open to the public. Paid parking available in the Ford Avenue garage, Severance Hall garage or at the meters along Bellflower Road and East Blvd.   For more information on Harkness Chapel and directions: Harkness …Read More.

Leonard and Joan Terr Ronis Annual Memorial Recital

Date: October 27, 2019 3:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

Diane Jo, violin and Karen Ji, piano About the Recital Leonard Ronis established the Joan Terr Ronis Recital Prize in 1996 as a memorial to his wife, the well-known Cleveland piano soloist, chamber music artist and teacher. The prize and recital are presented after a competition held each spring among undergraduate music students attending Case Western Reserve University. Mr. Ronis, a lifelong supporter of CWRU and the arts, was nationally known for his role in …Read More.

“Risk Rhetoric in Jazz Discourse: Gendering Improvisational Unknowns” “‘Women Like Her Cannot Be Contained’: Viewership and Musical Rupture in Beyoncé’s Lemonade (2016)”

Date: October 25, 2019 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel, Classroom
Website: http://music.case.edu/colloquia/

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).  Free and open to the public. Receptions follow.

Not Your Grandmother’s Classical Music

Date: October 14, 2019 4:00 pm

Website: http://wruw-stream.wruw.org/stream.html

Our campus station WRUW, Not Your Grandmother’s Classical Music will feature Ronis Recital winners Diane Jo (violin, music/biochemistry) and Karen Ji (piano, music/computer science), as guests. The show begins at 2:00pm and the live interviews will go from 3:00-4:00pm.

Open House Program

Date: October 14, 2019 11:30 am
Location: Tinkham Veale University Center, Senior Classroom (1st-floor)
Website: https://music.case.edu/cwru-open-house-registration-form/

It’s always a good day to visit us on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, but our open house days are really special. Visit CWRU during an open house and you can meet faculty, tour campus, sit in on classes, grab a meal at our dining halls, explore our study abroad options and learn more about the Department of Music, all in one jam-packed day.