Oral presentations, performances, and demonstrations

  • Session I: 9 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

      Harper Hall, Daniel Music Building

      Summer Encounters of the Third Scale Degree
      Moderator: Mark Britt

      Ryan Blocker
      Brevard Music Center
      Savannah Taylor
      House Studio (Washington DC)
  • Session II: 10:30 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.

      Harper Hall, Daniel Music Building

      From Medieval Motets to Indie Pop: Topics in Musicology & Music Theory
      Moderator: Laura Kennedy

      Elizabeth Stoner
      Music and Narrative: Navigating the Landscape of a Medieval Manuscript
      Gabrielle Reardon
      Politics and Meaning in Glinka's A Life for the Tsar
      Emily Lamb
      An Analysis of Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 6 in G Major, Op. 101
      Ben Keiper
      Humanity and Nature Collide: Linear and Cyclical Perspetives of Owen Pallett's Heartland
  • Session III: 1 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

      Daniel Recital Hall

      Vincenzo Bellini Lecture-Recital
      Moderator: Tamara Matthews

      Laken Weaver, Mary McKinnis, Powers Burnette, Jessica McDowell, Carmen Beam, Henry Branson, Graham Browning, Mackenzie Crim, Katy Wilson, Vivian Tompkins, Emma Zyriek, Nicole Cocklin, Jessie Barnett, Cecilia Glenn, Matt Whitmire

      This presentation will feature music for solo voice and piano by Vincenzo Bellini, one of Italy's most noted composers of the music in the bel canto style.  Students will present musical and compositional background on the selection prior to each performance.

  • Session IV: 2:30 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.

      Daniel Recital Hall, Daniel Music Building

      Furman Composers Forum
      Moderator: Daniel Koppelman

      James Masanotti, Holt McCarkey, Philip Reed, Stephanie Simon
      New music by Furman composers will be performed in open forum. A short question/answer period will follow.

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