Institute for Popular Music

Events

Lecture Series


Spring 2016


January 28, 2016

Theo Cateforis"Soft/Loud: Form and Meaning in Alternative Rock of the 1990s"

Theo Cateforis (Syracuse University)
Messinger Hall 1, Eastman School of Music
7:00 p.m

Co-sponsored by the Eastman Department of Musicology




April 8, 2016

Mark Spicer"The Question of Tonality in Pop and Rock Songs"

Mark Spicer (Hunter College and City University of New York Graduate Center)
Messinger Hall 1, Eastman School of Music
3:30 p.m

Co-sponsored by the Eastman Department of Music Theory




Fall 2015


December 16, 2015

Davy Temperley

"Mediant Mixture in Rock Music"

Davy Temperley (Eastman School of Music)
Room 305, Eastman School of Music
4:00 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Eastman Department of Music Theory


November 18-21, 2015

UMThe Institute for Popular Music, in partnership with the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, recorded the following keynotes at the Ann Arbor Symposium IV: Teaching and Learning Popular Music. These talks may be viewed here.


Ruth Wright (Western University), "The Long Revolution and Popular Music Education: or Can Popular Music Education Change Society?"

Lori Burns (University of Ottawa), "Popular Music Video Analysis: Genre, Discourse, and Narrative in Music, Words, and Images"

John Covach (University of Rochester/Eastman School of Music), "High Brow, Low Brow, Knot Now, Know How: Music Curricula in a Flat World"

Lauri Väkevä (Sibelius Academy), "The Politics in Teaching Popular Music: A Rancièrian View"

Jacqueline Warwick (Dalhousie University). "Child's Play: Mimicry, Nostalgia, and Child Musicians"


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