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Music Theory Department News, December 2010


David Heetderks, Ph.D. candidate in Music Theory, has had his article, "A Tonal Revolution in Fifths and Semitones: Aaron Copland's Quiet City," accepted for publication in Music Theory Online. It is scheduled to appear in early 2011.

Marion Guck, Professor of Music in Music Theory, has been invited to deliver the keynote address to the Indiana University Symposium of Research in Music Theory in February, 2011.

Brian Hyer (University of Wisconsin - Madison) will visit campus in February, 2011, as the Michigan Distinguished Resident in Music Theory.  He will present a talk and work individually with graduate students who share topics of interest.

Scott Burnham (Princeton University) and Rebecca Leydon (Oberlin College) will present papers in the Carrigan Visiting Lecture Series next year.  Prof. Burnham will be on campus in March, 2011, and Prof. Leydon will visit in November.

past news

September 2017
March 2014

U-M UpstART Festival Begins 03/31/2014

Students Present "Wall-to-Wall Theatre Festival" 03/27/2014

First-Ever SMTD Chamber Music Competition Launches April 5 03/27/2014

Doctoral Fellow Named MTNA Distinguished Composer of the Year 03/26/2014

Theatre Student Lands Major TV Role 03/25/2014

Elizabeth Batiuk (ethnomusicology) has been chosen as a fellow at the Sweetland/Rackham Dissertation Writing Institute for spring 2014 and James McNally (ethnomusicology) received a summer and academic year FLAS for the study of Portuguese.    03/17/2014

Musicology graduate student Elizabeth McLain has been awarded a prestigious Lurcy Fellowship for research in France during the 2014-2015 academic year.   03/14/2014

December 2013

SMTD students Zoe Kumagai, Stephanie Aboukasm, and Adam DesJardins are among students profiled in an LSA article about the "Michigan in Washington" program, in which students intern at various Washington, DC organizations and businesses, including the National Symphony Orchestra, the Kennedy Center, and the Washington Performing Arts Society.    12/10/2013

October 2013
August 2013

Evan Zegiel, a sophomore who studies with Fritz Kaenzig, was the First Place winner in the Tuba Student division of the 2013 Leonard Falcone International Euphonium & Tuba Festival.     08/21/2013

July 2013

Professor Ashley Lucas and three Theatre & Drama students are engaged in an intensive exchange program with UniRio in Rio de Janiero, Brazil this summer, where they are blogging about their experiences in UniRio's prison arts program and more.   07/12/2013

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