News


2019

Susannah Cleveland (MM, Musicology, 2001 and MS, Library Science, 1997)

Alumni News

We are excited to welcome Susannah Cleveland (MM, Musicology, 2001 and MS, Library Science, 1997) to UNT!  Susannah recently began her tenure as Head Music Libarian at the University of North Texas.  She returns to Texas from Ohio with more than 25 years of experience.    

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posted Oct 17 2019 - 10:05am

Jay Smith (PhD, 2018)

Alumni News

Jay Smith (PhD, 2018, Music Theory) has accepted a full-time faculty position at Texas A&M University – Kingsville.


posted Sep 9 2019 - 9:52am

Frank Heidlberger

Guest Lectures

Frank Heidlberger (Music Theory) presented guest lectures on “Hector Berlioz and the Musicological Discourse of his Time” at the University of Auckland and Victoria University in Wellington (both in New Zealand) in August.


posted Sep 4 2019 - 9:48am

Frank Heidlberger

Frank Heidlberger (Music Theory) participated in the “Auckland Clarinet Weekend,” hosted by UNT alumna Marie Ross, in August at the University of Auckland (New Zealand).

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posted Sep 4 2019 - 9:49am

Heeseung Lee (PhD, 2006)

Alumni News

Heeseung Lee (PhD, Musicology, 2006) published an article entitled "Retracing the Roots of Bluegrass Music through the Affrilachian Aesthetic" in the Journal of Music History Pedagogy.

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posted Aug 7 2019 - 1:00pm

Ellen Bakulina

Paper Presentation

Ellen Bakulina will present at the SotonMAC Conference (conference of the British Society for Music Analysis) in Southampton, UK. The title of her paper is "Tonal pairing in two of Rachmaninoff's songs."


posted Aug 5 2019 - 4:16pm

Benjamin Brand

Benjamin Brand began a three-year term as vice president of the board of directors of the Dallas Chamber Music Society. Under Dr.

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posted Aug 5 2019 - 4:17pm

Margaret Notley

Publication

Margaret Notley's book, Taken by the Devil: The Censorship of Frank Wedekind and Alban Berg's “Lulu,” will be published by Oxford University Press in September as part of the AMS Studies in Music, the official series of the American Musicological Society. Click

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posted Aug 5 2019 - 4:24pm

Ryan Taycher

Alumni News

Ryan Taycher (BM, Composition, UNT, 2010; MA, Music Theory, UNT, 2013; PhD Candidate, Indiana University) has been appointed Lecturer of Music Theory at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

 

 


posted Jul 2 2019 - 9:07am

Cathy Ragland

Publication

Cathy Ragland recently published her Spanish language article, "Hacer sonar la tradición a través de las fronteras: la popularidad transnacional de Ramón Ayala, ícono de la autenticidad fronteriza en la música norteña" (Sounding tradition across borders: the transnational popular

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posted Jun 3 2019 - 4:06pm

April Prince

Paper Presentation

April Prince was invited to an international conference, “Die Herrlichste von Allen”: Clara Schumann zum 200. Geburtstag. The conference celebrated the 200th-year of Clara Schumann’s birth.

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posted Jun 3 2019 - 4:21pm

Stephen Slottow

Publication

Stephen Slottow’s book, The Americanization of Zen Chanting, has been published by Pendragon Press.

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posted Jun 3 2019 - 4:32pm

José R. Torres-Ramos

José Torres, doctoral candidate in ethnomusicology, was awarded the 2019 Diversity Dissertation Fellowship at Hiram College.


posted May 23 2019 - 8:38am

Samuel Miyashita

Samuel Miyashita (BM, Music Theory and Composition) has won the Presser Undergraduate Scholar Award, which recognizes a rising senior who has shown extraordinary musical and academic accomplishments.


posted May 16 2019 - 11:45am

Hendrik Schulze

Paper Presentation

Hendrik Schulze (Music History) has presented at the Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music at Durham, NC.

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posted May 9 2019 - 8:28am

Theoria

Volume 25 (2018) of Theoria - Historical Aspects of Music Theory is now available!  Theoria is edited by Frank Heidlberger and published by UNT Press.  For additional details and how to order, please click here!

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posted May 3 2019 - 4:02pm

Amy Cooper (PhD, musicology)

Amy Cooper (PhD, musicology) was awarded a Graduate Research Experiences Abroad Travel Grant (GREAT Grant) from UNT to support archival research in Great Britain for her PhD dissertation, "Borrowing Culture: British Music Circulating Libraries and Domestic Musical Practice, 1853–1910."

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posted Apr 8 2019 - 3:45pm

Gillian Robertson

Paper Presentation

Gillian Robertson presented a theory pedagogy paper at the Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory Conference in El Paso, TX.

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posted Apr 3 2019 - 3:16pm

Ethnomusicology News

This month the ethnomusicology students organized and performed in the annual Hear the World Concert on March 2. This year's concert featured music from West Africa, Taiwan, Guatemala, China, Venezuela, and India. Ethnomusicology Ph.D.

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posted Apr 3 2019 - 3:19pm

Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden

Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden recently presented at the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies annual meeting in Denver, Colorado.

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posted Apr 1 2019 - 2:55pm

Lyle Nordstrom

Emeritus Faculty

Professor emeritus, Lyle Nordstrom, has won the Howard Mayer Brown Award for lifetime achievement in the field of early music from Early Music America.


posted Mar 22 2019 - 2:26pm

Benjamin Brand

Benjamin Brand presented a paper entitled “Plures devotissimas orationes: Prayers Read and Sung in Renaissance Venice,” at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America in Toronto.


posted Mar 21 2019 - 3:33pm

Clare Carrasco (PhD, 2016)

Alumni News

The Journal of Musicology has accepted an article by Clare Carrasco titled "The Unlike Pair: Impressionism, Expressionism, and Critical Reception of Schoenberg’s and Schreker’s Chamber Symphonies." This will be the second article by Dr.

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posted Mar 12 2019 - 9:37am

Texas Society for Music Theory Conference

Paper Presentations

Faculty and graduate students presented at the TSMT (Texas Society for Music Theory) Conference on Feb 22-23 at Texas State Unversity in San Marcos.  

Benjamin Graf presented "Motivic Border-Crossing: Continuity Through Formal Divisions"

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posted Mar 12 2019 - 9:44am

Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden

Music & Letters Centenary Prize

Prof. Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden's article "Music as Feminine Capital in Napoleonic France: Nancy Macdonald's Musical Upbringing," received the Music & Letters Centenary Prize for best original article in musicology. The article placed second of six winners in the international competition and will be published in the journal's centenary issue in 2019. Music & Letters is an internationally leading peer-reviewed journal of musicological research published by Oxford. 

Prize announcement: https://academic.oup.com/ml/pages/centenary_anniversary_prize_competition


posted Feb 15 2019 - 9:57am

2019