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.

The Department of Music will perform its annual Homecoming Concert. This performance is part of the Maltz Performing Arts Center, Silver Hall Concert Series. It is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

“Staging the Music: Peter Sellars in Conversation” with Susan McClary

Date: October 11, 2019 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel
Website: http://music.case.edu/colloquia/

[Registration Required] 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. Free and open to the public.

Date: October 11, 2019 1:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

The Department of Music opens Harkness Chapel to the wider CWRU/CIM community. Join us in the audience as Peter Sellars coaches students in an intimate setting. All CWRU/CIM faculty and students welcome to attend.

Date: October 10, 2019 12:00 am
Location: Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio)
Website: https://case.edu/events/featured-events/homecoming

Celebrate Case Western Reserve University Homecoming! A spirited student tradition combined with an alumni reunion and parents weekend, Homecoming is designed for anyone and everyone affiliated with the university. Homecoming offers a wide range of programming, from academic lectures to social gatherings. Whether you are alumni, parents/families, students, friends, faculty or staff, there is something for everyone. Visit our growing campus in thriving University Circle to revive relationships with community members and friends, and relive …Read More.

“Voice, Music, and the Sound of Henry James” 

Date: October 4, 2019 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. 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.  

“Who Gets To Say What in the Leuven Chansonnier”

Date: September 27, 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.

ROCK HALL HONORS

Date: September 19, 2019 6:30 pm
Location: Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom A (11038 Bellflower Rd, Cleveland, OH)
Website: https://music.case.edu/rock-hall-honors-the-voice-a-symposium-on-mavis-staples/

Dive into Mavis Staples’ influence and impact with four panelists in free educational symposium.

Musical Friendships

Date: September 14, 2019 4:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

A free concert of chamber music featuring Joint Music Program faculty and Cleveland Orchestra violist, Lisa Boyko, with guest artists from the Masterworks Festival: Mary Irwin, violin – Stephen Tavani, violin – Li Shan Hung, piano.

“Rhino Records and the Repackaging of Rock History”

Date: September 13, 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.

“Crickets and Katydids: Research by Ear”

Date: September 6, 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.

How to Audition and Enroll 

Date: August 30, 2019 9:00 am
Location: See Ensembles List
Website: https://music.case.edu/ensembles/

The Department of Music is pleased to offer a variety of ensembles (MUEN) that are open to all CWRU affiliated individuals (faculty, staff, students, alumni, and University Circle community members). Auditions take place during the first week of the Fall semester beginning August 26, 2019.

Welcome to the 2019-20 Academic Year

Date: August 27, 2019 8:00 am

Website: https://music.case.edu/

Welcome to CWRU and to a bright new year ahead!

Date: August 22, 2019 3:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel

Orientation takes place the week before the fall semester and is designed to help undergraduate and graduate students get acclimated to campus.

Department of Music Undergraduate Program Orientation

Date: August 22, 2019 1:00 pm
Location: Harkness Classroom

Orientation takes place the week before the fall semester and is designed to help undergraduate and graduate students get acclimated to campus.

Department of Music Graduate Program Orientation

Date: August 22, 2019 12:00 pm
Location: Haydn Hall/Harkness Classroom/Denison Hall

The Department of Music Graduate Orientation sessions will take place on Thursday, August 22, 2019 starting with a welcome lunch for incoming students at noon. All new and continuing students are expected to attend.sessions will take place on Thursday, August 22, 2019 starting with a welcome lunch for incoming students at noon. Additional events will take place on campus and in the community which can help students meet people, learn about services, and become familiar …Read More.

Date: August 21, 2019 3:00 pm
Location: Harkness Chapel/Classroom

Orientation takes place the week before the fall semester and is designed to help undergraduate and graduate students get acclimated to campus.

The School of Graduate Studies Orientation is a two-day event which will be held on Tuesday, August 20 and Wednesday, August 21 in the Tinkham Veale University Center. Additional events will take place on campus and in the community which can help students meet people, learn about services, and become familiar with University Circle. The Department of Music Graduate Orientation will take place on Thursday, August 22, 2019 starting with a welcome lunch for incoming …Read More.

The School of Graduate Studies Orientation is a two-day event which will be held on Tuesday, August 20 and Wednesday, August 21 in the Tinkham Veale University Center. Additional events will take place on campus and in the community which can help students meet people, learn about services, and become familiar with University Circle. The Department of Music Graduate Orientation will take place on Thursday, August 22, 2019 starting with a welcome lunch for incoming …Read More.

Discover Week

Date: August 18, 2019 8:00 am

Orientation takes place the week before the fall semester and is designed to help undergraduate and graduate students get acclimated to campus.

Federal Work Study Job Opportunities

Date: August 2, 2019 8:00 am

CWRU Music is looking for upbeat and energetic undergraduate students to join the office and operations team! 

Date: June 16, 2019 8:00 am
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Website: https://bemf.org/

Faculty and students of the Case Western Reserve University Historical Performance Practice Program will participate in The Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF), a weeklong celebration from June 9-16, 2019, with stunning Baroque operas, thrilling concerts, a premier early music trade show, and so much more!

Date: June 15, 2019 8:00 am
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Website: https://bemf.org/

Faculty and students of the Case Western Reserve University Historical Performance Practice Program will participate in The Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF), a weeklong celebration from June 9-16, 2019, with stunning Baroque operas, thrilling concerts, a premier early music trade show, and so much more!

Date: June 14, 2019 8:00 am
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Website: https://bemf.org/

Faculty and students of the Case Western Reserve University Historical Performance Practice Program will participate in The Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF), a weeklong celebration from June 9-16, 2019, with stunning Baroque operas, thrilling concerts, a premier early music trade show, and so much more!

Date: June 13, 2019 8:00 am
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Website: https://bemf.org/

Faculty and students of the Case Western Reserve University Historical Performance Practice Program will participate in The Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF), a weeklong celebration from June 9-16, 2019, with stunning Baroque operas, thrilling concerts, a premier early music trade show, and so much more!