Martha Schulenburg (MM ’15, Musicology) had her essay The Music is Not What It Seems: An Examination of Labor and Capital in the Music of Twin Peaks: The Return published in the volume Music in Twin Peaks: Listen to the Sounds by Routledge. The chapter analyzes the performances of popular musicians in the third season of the cult television show Twin Peaks through the lens of social and cultural capital and collaboration.
Associate Professor of Musicology Susan Forscher Weiss will be giving a paper as a workshop participant in the “Diagrams in Science, Science in Diagrams” Conference hosted by the Max Planck Institute in June.
Associate Professor of Musicology Susan Weiss chairs ‘The Business of Broadway’ panel at the 2021 StageStruck! Conference, ‘Reframing the Golden Age,’ hosted online by the University of Sheffield/American Songbook Foundation, May 12-15, 2021.
Doctoral candidate Rachel O’Connor won the American Musicological Society Capital Chapter’s Irving Lowens Award for Student Research for her paper “The Forced Migration of Venezuelan Musicians: The ‘music for social change movement’ as a transnational guardian in a time of unprecedented crisis.” O’Connor presented her research as a finalist on Saturday, April 10, 2021.
Faculty artists Susan Weiss, musicology, and John Moran, historical performance, and Paula Maust (MM ’16, Harpsichord) gave presentations at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Historical Performance Conference. Weiss presented “The Archeology of Music Instruments: toward a new pedagogy for organology” and Moran presented “Have We Entered a Post-HIP Era, and Does it Matter” on January 29, 2021. Maust’s gave her presentation “‘Scarcely one of them without a defect:’ Imagined Beauty in the Eighteenth-Century Ospedale della Pietà” on January 31, 2021.