Eastman Theory Colloquium

 

Upcoming Events:

2016-17 Schedule:

Check back frequently for additions to the 2016-2017 schedule. The calendar below is continuously updated.

Spring 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017, 3:30pm, Messinger Hall 1

  • Nicole Biamonte (Associate Professor of Music Theory, McGill University): “Rhythmic Functions in Pop-Rock Music”

Friday, April 7, 2017, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Mieko Kanno (Professor of Artistic and Doctoral Studies, Sibelius Academy): “Performance as Research Method”

Friday, May 5, 2017, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Senior Undergraduate Music Theory Presentations

Upcoming Cognition Symposia at Eastman (external link)

 

Past Events

Thursday, March 23, 2017, 5:30pm, OSL 101

  • Ludwig Holtmeier (Professor, Hochschule für Musik Freiburg): “Towards a Theory of Arabic Numeral Analysis”

Friday, March 24, 2017, 10:30am, ESM 514

  • MTSNYS presentations (Alan Reese and David Keep)

Friday, March 24, 2017, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Michael Klein (Professor of Music Theory and Chair of the Department of Music Studies, Temple University): “Impossible Narration in Chopin’s Ballade in G minor”

Friday, March 10, 2017, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • MTSNYS presentations (Derek Remes and Sam Reenan)

Friday, March 3, 2017, 2:00pm, Hatch Hall

  • Liszt Symposium Paper Session

Friday, February 17, 2017, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • All About Job Interviews: a faculty and student panel (Zachary Bernstein, Amy Fleming, Seth Monahan)

Friday, February 10, 2017, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Betsy Marvin (Professor of Music Theory and Department Chair, Eastman): “What I Know Now: Reflections on Music Theory Pedagogy”

Friday, January 27, 2017, 4:00pm, Room ESM 305 (Note: This week’s colloquium will begin at 4pm!)

  • Eastman Theory Interview Weekend: Meeting Prospective Theory Students

Friday, January 20, 2017, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Sam Bivens (Eastman): Presser Presentation

Friday, November 18, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Sam Bivens (Eastman), PhD dissertation proposal: “New Approaches to Form in Wagner’s Die Walküre

Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 4:00pm, Room Annex 710

  • Alan Reese (Eastman), PhD dissertation proposal: Title TBA

Friday, November 11, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Society of Music Theory Annual Meeting review session (led by Prof. Dave Headlam)

Friday, October 28, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Daniel Harrison (Allen Forte Professor of Music Theory, Yale University): “Updating Pieces of Tradition”

Friday, October 14, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Owen Belcher (Eastman), PhD dissertation proposal: “Interpreting the Cantatas of J.S. Bach”

Friday, October 7, 2016, 3:30pm, Room MSH 1 (the “fishbowl”)

  • Kyle Adams (Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Music Theory, Indiana University at Bloomington): “Rap Music on Trial”

Friday, September 30, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Robert Hatten (Professor of Music Theory, University of Texas at Austin): “A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Music”

Friday, September 23, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Conference Proposal Review Session (Profs. Zachary Bernstein, Dave Headlam, Davy Temperley)

Friday, September 16, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • CV and Cover Letter Preparation and Review Session (Profs. Chris Brody, Henry Klumpenhouwer, Seth Monahan)

Friday, September 2, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Graduate Theory Program Information Session (Profs. Betsy Marvin, Seth Monahan, David Headlam, and Henry Klumpenhouwer)

Friday, May 6, 2015, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Amy Fleming (Eastman), PhD dissertation proposal: “A Thematic and Chronological Analysis of George Crumb’s ‘Cycle of Cycles'”
  • Undergraduate senior thesis presentations: Braden Maxwell and Julian Garvue

Friday, April 29, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • A Celebration of Milton Babbitt’s Centennial with Prof. Joseph N. Straus (CUNY Graduate Center), Prof. Andy Mead (Indiana University), and Prof. Zachary Bernstein (Eastman)

Friday, April 15, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Ethan Lustig (Eastman): Master’s Research Presentation, Title: “Groove Perception in Music”

Friday, April 8, 2016, 3:30pm, Room MSH 1 (“Fishbowl”)

  • Mark Spicer (Professor of Music, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center): “The Question of Tonality in Pop and Rock Songs”

Friday, March 25, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Gurminder Bhogal (Associate Professor of Music, Wellesley College): “Orientalist ornament and Ravel’s Bolero: Finding the other in the self”

Friday, March 18, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • MTSNYS presentations by Prof. Zachary Bernstein, Alyssa Barna, Anna Fulton, and Braden Maxwell

Friday, February 26, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Robert Doran (Assoc. Prof. of French and Comparative Lit., University of Rochester): “Sublimity in Music”

Friday, February 19, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • MTSNYS presentations by Joseph Siu, Sam Bivens, Catrina Kim, and Derek Remes

Friday, February 12, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Edward Klorman (Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Viola, Queen’s College and CUNY Graduate Center): “Koch and Momigny: Theorists of Multiple Agency?”

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 8:00pm, Kilbourn Hall

  • Concert: “Music of Robert Morris,” Faculty Artist Series: Robert Morris, composer with with special guests:
    Darrett Adkins, cello; Brian Alegant, piano; Daphne Leong, piano;
    The Irrera Brothers, violin and piano duo

Friday, January 22, 2016, 3:30pm, Room ESM 305

  • Daphne Leong (Assoc. Professor and Chair of the Theory and Composition Department, University of Colorado at Boulder): “Analysis as Communication: What role do theorists play in the wider world?”
  • “Brian Alegant (Barker Professor and Director of the Music Theory Division, Oberlin College-Conservatory): “On Performing Robert Morris’s Scraps (1997).”

Friday, January 29, 2016, 3:30pm (time subject to change), Room ESM 305

  • Eastman Theory Interview Weekend: Meeting Prospective Theory Students, and Group Analysis

 

 


 

This page last updated July 1, 2011.