2014 – 2015 Lecture Series

We invite you to join us for monthly lectures on diverse topics in music given by eminent and emerging scholars and performers.

Monday, March 31, 2015, 5:30-7pm, Colloquium Lecture

Tulane University Associate Professor of Music Matt Sakakeeny will present a lecture titled “Instrument of Lament: Communicating Without Words in the New Orleans Jazz Funeral.”
Sakakeeny Poster 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

past lectures:

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Faculty Lecture

Jacquelyn Sholes, Boston University
“Two Generations of Homage and Historical Self-Positioning: Musical Memory in the Serenades of Brahms and Gustav Jenner”
6pm, CFA Room 414

Wednesday, September 24, 2014  Alumni Seminar Series Event
Jonathan Hiam, New York Public Library
“Restoring John Cage’s Rozart Mix (1965)”
5 pm, Roosevelt Room, Mugar Library, 1st floor

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Adriana Helbig (University of Pittsburgh)
“Hip Hop Ukraine”
5 pm, 808 Commonwealth Avenue, Fuller 281

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 (presented by the Center for Early Music Studies)
Anne Smith (Schola Cantorum, Basel)
“The Musical Aesthetic of the Singbewegung and its Influence on Historically Informed Performance Practice”
12:30-2:00, 808 Commonwealth Avenue, Fuller 281

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Stephen Walsh (Cardiff)
“Homing in on Stravinsky”
11-12:30, College 0f Fine Arts , 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Rm 154

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Trent Leipert (BU)
“Post-cinematic Opera and Transpersonal Affect: Fausto Romitelli’s Submerged Subject”
5 pm, 855 Commonwealth Avenue, Rm 216