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Musicology Events in 2010-11

Spring 2011

25 January: Inauguration of John Garvey as President of CUA. Click here for the complete inauguration schedule.

3 February: Georgia J. Cowart (Professor of Music, Case Western Reserve University) gives the 23rd annual Robert Nicolich Memorial Lecture in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures: "Watteau and the Satiric Stage." 5:00 pm, Aquinas Hall, room 102.

7 February: AMS Lecture Series at the Library of Congress: Carol Oja (Harvard University), "Bernstein Meets Broadway: Race, the Blues, and On the Town (1944)." Coolidge Auditorium, noon.

9 February: As part of the CUA President's Inaugural Lecture Series, Russian Orthodox Archbishop Hilarion Alfeyev, a noted theologian and composer, will speak on the intersection of faith and music. Caldwell Auditorium, 4:15 pm. Click here for more information.

24 February: Special Guest Lecture by Tim Carter (David G. Frey Distinguished Professor of Music, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), "Monteverdi, Early Opera, and a Question of Genre: Andromeda (1620), or Between a Rock and a Hard Place." Ward Hall, room 211, 1:40 pm.

2 April: Spring Meeting of the Capital Chapter of the American Musicological Society, the Library of Congress, at which MM student Chris Bowen and Ph.D. candidate Angeline Smith are finalists for the Lowens Award for Student Research (and Ph.D. student Cait Miller is organizing the local arrangements). Click here for the program and local arrangements information.

6 May: CUA Musicology Lunch honoring our graduates, Colonel Brook's Tavern, 12:15 pm.

14 May: University Commencement Exercises.


Fall 2010

26 September: Memorial Concert for Dr. Robert Ricks, Emeritus Professor of Music Theory. John Paul Hall of Ward Hall, 3:00 pm.

6 October: Prof. Murry Sidlin presents his concert drama Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, featuring members of the CUA Chorus. 7:30 pm.

16 October: Fall Meeting of the Capital Chapter of the American Musicological Society, including a presentation by Ph.D. Alumnus Lars Helgert. Click here for the program and abstracts.

19-22 October: The University of Maryland, College Park presents a festival celebrating the 200th birthday of Robert Schumann, featuring concerts as well as talks and roundtable discussions by renowned scholars Leon Plantinga, Charles Rosen, Nancy B. Reich, Jon W. Finson, and others. Ph.D. student Ken Stilwell is among the presenters on a panel of student papers on Tuesday morning. Click here for the program.

25 October: AMS Lecture Series at the Library of Congress: W. Anthony Sheppard (Williams College), "American Musical Modernism and Japan." Coolidge Auditorium, noon.

28-31 October: The CUA Opera Theatre presents Mozart's The Magic Flute, featuring MA/MSLS student Joseph Wilson and MA student Ben LaPrairie. Hartke Theatre, 7:30 pm Thursday-Saturday, 2:00 Sunday.

5-7 November: The Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society, Indianapolis. We will meet for a CUA musicology lunch on Saturday 6 November at 12:15.

16 December: CUA Musicology Holiday Lunch, Colonel Brook's Tavern, 12:00 pm.


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