This summer, my wife and I spent two months in Dresden studying German at the Goethe Institute on a grant from the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst. Before returning to the United States, I also spent some time at the Janáček Archives in Brno, Czech Republic.
Kája Lill received his M.A. in music theory from the University of North Texas in 2015, and his B.A. from Grand Valley State University in 2013. His paper, “Serial Organization in Krzysztof Penderecki’s Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima: Rotation, Multiplication, and Contour” won the Colvin Student Paper Award at the 2015 Texas Society of Music Theory Meeting in El Paso. His current research includes translating and interpreting Leoš Janáček’s writings in music theory.
Dissertation Writing Group, Fall 2021 – November 17, 2021
First 2021–22 General Assembly – September 20, 2021
SMR Welcome BBQ 2021 – September 13, 2021
Lisa Decenteceo defends dissertation – July 21, 2021
John Edwartowski defends dissertation – July 05, 2021
Kai West and Cody Jones present at SAM 2021 – June 28, 2021
Lena Leson defends dissertation – June 21, 2021