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Boyer Music Studies in the World

FALL 2017 UPCOMING EVENTS

Our faculty and students are frequently presenting their work all over the world. Below is an overview of some of the many events that will be featuring their research and compositions.

October 1, 2017
ADAM VIDIKSIS - NJDAC: New Jersey Digital Audio Concert
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Featured guest artist performing his own work for percussion and electronics, as well as works by Anne Neikirk and Steven Kemper

October 4, 2017
NORIKO MANABE - Invited Speaker: Wolf Humanities Forum
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
"Documenting Nuclear Afterlives"

October 6th
MAURICE WRIGHT - Performance: Studio 300 Festival
Lexington Kentucky
Der Brunnen

October 9th
MAURICE WRIGHT - Lecture
Western Kentucky University
"Stretching Heads: a timpani story"

October 20, 2017
SHANA GOLDIN-PERSCHBACHER - Invited Speaker, McIntire Department of Music: Colloquium Series
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
“TransAmericana and Queer Sincerity: Gender and Genre in Contemporary Folk Music”

October 21, 2017
ADAM VIDIKSIS - FUSE: an Electronic-Acoustic Concert of Music and Film
Di Menna Center Benzaquen Hall, New York, NY
Premiere of a new work for electronic percussion, “Under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge” in a concert produced by International Composers and Interactive Artists and the International Arts Educators Forum

October 26-29, 2017
NORIKO MANABE - Roundtable Discussion, Society for Ethnomusicology
Denver, CO
“This is What Democracy Sounds Like: Sound, Music, and Performance at the Women's March on Washington and Beyond"

October 26-29, 2017
NORIKO MANABE - Session Chair: Society for Ethnomusicology
Denver, CO
“Alternative Public Spheres: Musical Reframing of Political Positions in a Networked Asia”

October 27, 2017
NORIKO MANABE - Book series launch
Society for Ethnomusicology, Denver, CO
33-1/3 Japan, Bloomsbury Publishing

October 29, 2017
NORIKO MANABE - Book talks
Tattered Cover, Denver, CO
33-1/3 Japan

November 2-5, 2017
LYDIA HUANG - Presentation: Popular Music Interest Group, Society for Music Theory
Arlington, VA
“The Chinese Mistress: Analyzing Wang Leehom’s ‘Hua Tian Cuo’”

November 8, 2017
NORIKO MANABE - Invited Speaker
Queensborough Community College, Department of Music, New York City, NY
“Protest Music in Contemporary Politics”

November 13, 2017
ADAM VIDIKSIS - Rutgers Camden Electric Café
Black Box Studio, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
Featured guest artist performing his own work for percussion and electronics. Will be joined in performance by students from BEEP.

December 3-4, 2017
ADAM VIDIKSIS - Performance: Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center of the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Premiere of arrangements of Mozart'sMusikalisches Würfelspiel as part of season-long appointment as the ACF Steven R. Gerber Composer in Residence for the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

December 9th
MAURICE WRIGHT - Performance: The Youth Chamber Orchestra
Aaron Picht, conductor; Hirono Oka, violin soloist
Temple Performing Arts Center
Wissahickon Scenes

January 20, 2018
MATTHEW GREENBAUM - Performance: The Riverside Symphony
Alice Tully Hall, New York City, NY
THE JIG IS UP - A concerto for oboe and string | US Premiere with subsequent recording

January 20, 2018
ADAM VIDIKSIS - Workshop
TheClef Club of Jazz, Philadelphia, PA - United States
Workshop on contemporary music and improvisation to middle- and high-school-aged musicians as part of season-long appointment as the ACF Steven R. Gerber Composer in Residence for the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

January 26-27, 2018
ADAM VIDIKSIS - SPLICE Festival 2018
Dalton Center Recital Hall, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Vidiksis’s trio, SPLICE Ensemble will give a featured performance at SPLICE Festival 2018

February 9, 2018
NORIKO MANABE - Invited Speaker: Asian Studies Center
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
"Protest Music after Fukushima"

March 1, 2018
SHANA GOLDIN-PERSCHBACHER - Invited Speaker, Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series
Center for the Humanities, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
“TransAmericana and Queer Sincerity: Gender and Genre in Contemporary Century Folk Music”

April 13, 2018
NORIKO MANABE - Plenary Speaker: MTMS Graduate Student Conference and Thinking about Music series
University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, OH
Topic TBA

PAST EVENTS

September 27, 2017
ADAM VIDIKSIS - Performance: COP Young Friends Season Opener Party
Bok-Bar, Philadelphia, PA
Performance as part of his season-long appointment as the ACF Steven R. Gerber Composer in Residence for the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

September 25, 2017
ADAM VIDIKSIS - Ensemble in Residence: Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
SPLICE Ensemble: Performance and workshops on electronic music techniques

September 24, 2017
ADAM VIDIKSIS - Performance: New Music Detroit, Strange and Beautiful Festival
Detroit, MI
SPLICE Ensemble: Performance of works by Vidiksis, Herriott, Lillios, Miller, and Johnson

September 22-23, 2017
ADAM VIDIKSIS - Featured Performers: Electronic Music Midwest festival
Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, KS
SPLICE Ensemble: Performance of works by selected composers, as well as Vidiksis’s own “Local Equilibrium Dynamics”

September 20, 2017
NORIKO MANABE - Invited Speaker: Center for East Asian Studies
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
"Hip Hop in Japan"

September 20, 2017
ADAM VIDIKSIS - Ensemble in Residence: University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO
SPLICE Ensemble: Performance and workshops on electronic music techniques

September 18, 2017
NORIKO MANABE - Invited Speaker: Department of Music/Japan Studies
Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
“Why Japanese Musicians Don't Get into Politics”

July 2, 2016
MATTHEW GREENBAUM:
Amphibian Series, Goethe-Haus, Tokyo
Restrospective of newly scored films by Walter Ruttmann, plus works by members of the Japan Society of Sonic Arts. Premiere of Greenbaum/Greenbaum's HUNGRY GHOST VACATION for animation and electronic sound.

June 17, 2016
NORIKO MANABE: Plenary speech (Title TBA)
Conference on Music and Resistance, Revolution, and Social Movements, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Lisbon, Portugal.

June 4, 2016
NORIKO MANABE: Presentation: "Musicians as educators in recent social movements"
Asian Conference on Cultural Studies, Plenary Session, Art Center of Kobe, Kobe, Japan.

May 28, 2016
SHANA GOLDIN-PERSCHBACHER: Paper Presentation - "Gender Retirement's Sociomusical Agency: Musician Rae Spoon"
International Association for the Study of Popular Music. U.S. and Canadian joint conference, University of Calgary.

May 15, 2016
JAN KRZYWICKI:
Premiere of Quartet for Piano and Strings
Clarosa Quartet -American Philosophical Society

June 6, 2016
MAURICE WRIGHT:
Performance of Wo Kligend?
New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival
At National Sawdust. In conjunction with New York Philharmonic' Centennial celebration.

May 6, 2016
MAURICE WRIGHT:
Performance of Wissahickon Scenes, concerto for violin and orchestra
Main Line Symphony Orchestra. Hirono Oka, violin. Don S. Liuzzi, Music Director.

April 17 - April 18, 2016
JAN KRZYWICKI:
Network for New Music
Conducting Network for New Music Works by Milton Babbitt and Laura Karpma.
April 17, 2016, 3 pm Settlement Music School
April 18, 2016, 5 pm Haverford College

April 14-15, 2016
NORIKO MANABE: Talk and Workshop: “Music in Antinuclear Protests”
Sound Studies Colloquium, University of Minnesota.

April 14 - April 16, 2016
MAURICE WRIGHT:
Philadelphia Orchestra – Fabulous Philadelphians
Resounding Drums premiere. Don Liuzzi, soloist; Yannick Nesét-Séquin, conducting.

April 7 - April 10, 2016
STEVEN ZOHN:
Paper Presentation - "Bach, Telemann, and the Tafelmusik Tradition"
Biennial meeting of the American Bach Society, University of Notre Dame.

April 6, 2016
MATTHEW GREENBAUM
: Amphibian Series, NYC
NYC recital by trombonist Felix Del Tredici. works by David Del Tredici, Matthew Greenbaum, and others. Premiere of LEVIATHAN for trombone and video animation.

March 31-April 6, 2016
NORIKO MANABE: “Music, Healing, and Commemoration of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings”
Association for Asian Studies, Seattle, Washington.

March 29-30, 2016
MICHAEL KLEIN:
Guest Lecturer - “What We Mean by Musical Meaning”
Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

March 14, 2016
STEVEN ZOHN:
Paper Presentation - "Telemann's Musique de table und die Tafelmusik Tradition"
Telemann-Festtage. Magdeburg, Germany.

February 27, 2016
MAURICE WRIGHT:
Premier of Wo Kligend? A new electroacoustic work.
2016 Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology, Connecticut College.

February 10, 2016
NORIKO MANABE: Presentation - “Musicians and the Japanese Antinuclear Movement Post-Fukushima”
Science and Global Security Seminar Series, Princeton University, New Jersey.

January 22, 2016
NORIKO MANABE: Presentations - “Music and the Japanese Antinuclear Movement” and "Workshop on Protest Music"
Power and Protest: Global Responses to Atomic Energy. Middlebury College,Vermont.