Saturday, 21 April, 2012
10am registration and coffee.
10.45am opening remarks.
Sean Dunnahoe (California State University, Long Beach); President,
Graduate Musicology Association CSULB
11am Session I. "Analytical and Historiographic Constructions of Time"
"Music Gestures: Projecting Present into Future"
Federico Andreoni, University of Toronto
“The Tenth Muse: Sappho Operas Lost in Time”
Maria Hu, California State University, Long Beach
“Felix Mendelssohn and the Politics of Religious Identity”
Ben Negley, University of California, Santa Cruz
“Contemporary Popular Reception of Chopin in the Mass Media”
Hang Nguyen, Texas Tech University
2pm Keynote address: Dr. Gascia Ouzounian, Queens University Belfast.
“Critical Space and a Critical Time: Spatio-Temporal Practices
in Experimental Music and Sound Art After 1950”
3pm Session II. “Composing Time in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries”
“Elliott Carter and Marcel Proust: The Multiplicity of Time”
Laura Emmery, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Metrical Dissonance in the Music of Steve Reich”
Joel Hunt, University of California, Santa Barbara
“Architectural Acoustics and Music: Reverberation Time as Inspiration
for Today’s Composers”
Breena Loraine, San Diego State University
4.30pm closing remarks.
8pm CSULB Opera Institute performance of Le nozze di Figaro ($25/15)