Student and teaching news . . .
Darlene Castro attended the Historical Notation Bootcamp at Yale University; with support of a University Teaching Grant, Dr. Elizabeth Craft brought composer Jeremy Howard Beck to campus in conjunction with Utah Opera’s performance of The Long Walk
Faculty presentations . . .
Dr. James Gardner participated in a week-long seminar on the aesthetics of Dietrich von Hildebrand; Dr. Jane Hatter and Dr. Pamela Jones presented papers at the Rocky Mountain Scholars Conference; Dr. Hatter also presented her work at the Renaissance Society of America conference; and Dr. Elizabeth Craft co-organized a panel at the Society for American Music conference
Faculty publications . . .
Dr. Catherine Mayes’s co-edited book Consuming Music: Individual, Institutions, Communities, 1730–1830 was published in the Eastman Studies in Music series; and Dr. Elizabeth Craft’s op-ed “Politics Invades the Theater? It’s Always Been There” was published in the Salt Lake Tribune and reprinted in the American Musicological Society’s blog Musicology Now
Dr. Elizabeth Craft, who recently received her PhD from Harvard University, joined the faculty in summer 2016 . . .
This spring she was awarded the 2016 Society for American Music Virgil Thomson Fellowship and she also presented her research at the Song, Stage, and Screen XI conference in New York, NY.
"Consuming Music: Individuals, Institutions, Communities, 1730–1830" . . .
a book of essays co-edited by Dr. Catherine Mayes, will be published in March 2017 in the University of Rochester Press's Eastman Studies in Music series.
Dr. Cathy Clayton was elected President of the Society for Ethnomusicology's Southwest Chapter . . .
which will hold its annual meeting at the University of Utah in April 2017, along with the Rocky Mountain Chapters of the American Musicological Society and the Society for Music Theory.
Recent graduate awarded a Fulbright!
Zachary Milliman was awarded a research Fulbright to study Hungarian-language opera in Budapest. This project stems from work he undertook with Dr. Bettie Jo Basinger. He received his Master of Music in Vocal Performance at the University of Utah, studying with Dr. Robert Breault. When he returns from Hungary, he will be entering the doctoral program in Musicology at McGill University.
New publications from Dr. Catherine Mayes...
She had an article published in Music & Letters and a book chapter published in the Oxford Handbook of Topic Theory; both are publications of Oxford University Press. She was invited to contribute two articles to the Cambridge Haydn Encyclopedia, forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.
Briawna Anderson presented at the American Musicological Society's Regional Conference
Musicology Area student Briawna Anderson presented research at the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Musicological Society's Regional Conference in April 2013.
Dr. Catherine Mayes joined the U's faculty as an assistant professor of musicology
Dr. Catherine Mayes joined the U's faculty in fall 2012 as an assistant professor of musicology, after teaching at Cornell and the University of Notre Dame.
Three students presented at the American Musicological Society Conference
Three students, Briawna Anderson, Isabella Campos and Zachary Millman, presented papers by invitation at the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the American Musicological Society's 2012 Regional Conference.