SMR at MGMC 2020


To round out their spring break, SMR members Anna Nelson and Sylvie Tran traveled to the University of Iowa in Iowa City for the 24th annual meeting of the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium. In addition to presenting successful papers (abstracts below), they represented SMR in its inaugural year as a member of the consortium. This … Continue reading SMR at MGMC 2020

SMR presents at “‘Les Six’ at 100” in droves


Recently, SMR members Kristen Clough, Michaela Franzen, and Jessica Grimmer presented papers at “Within and Without: ‘Les Six’ at 100” at Princeton University, a conference held in celebration of the centennial of the group’s coalescence. (For titles and abstracts of their papers, please see below.) This conference featured a wide diversity of papers, panels, and … Continue reading SMR presents at “‘Les Six’ at 100” in droves

SMR at SMT 2019


This past weekend, several SMR members were in Columbus, OH for the 2019 annual conference of the Society for Music Theory. Three—Joshua DeVries, Ryan McCulloch, and William van Geest—also gave talks (with the last of these also chairing his session; see abstracts and video below). SMR alumni Stephen Lett and Evan Ware also gave talks, … Continue reading SMR at SMT 2019

Nee Chucherdwatanasak presents at AMS Midwest


Last weekend, the fall meeting of AMS Midwest Chapter took place at Wayne State University in Detroit. SMR member Nee Chucherdwatanasak participated on panel on a Saturday afternoon to present her paper, “Live from Orchestra Hall: The Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Concert Livestreaming” (see below for abstract), which examined the DSO’s webcast series and its impact on … Continue reading Nee Chucherdwatanasak presents at AMS Midwest

Dorian Mueller presents at Western University Graduate Symposium


This past August, I presented a paper entitled “Traversing Musical Narrative Space in a Chopin Nocturne” at the 20th annual Western University Graduate Symposium on Music (WUGSOM) in London, Ontario (abstract below). The conference featured papers on diverse topics presented by graduate students in musicology, ethnomusicology, music education, music theory, and music performance from universities … Continue reading Dorian Mueller presents at Western University Graduate Symposium

Elizabeth McLain speaks at Big Ten Academic Alliance Library Conference


On May 22, Elizabeth McLain shared her experiences as a student, teacher, and scholar at the Big Ten Academic Alliance Library Conference to advocate for equitable access for disabled library users. Together with Luke Kudryashov (PhD student in English and Women’s Studies, Master’s student at the School of Information), Sile O’Modhrain (Associate Professor in SMTD … Continue reading Elizabeth McLain speaks at Big Ten Academic Alliance Library Conference