Founding Meeting

The Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

April 4-5, 2003



Friday April 4 (Nations Bank Lounge, Second Floor,New Building)

1:00 - 1:30 
"A Modular Space Approach to Voice Leading in AtonalMusic"
Michael Berry
Graduate Center of the City University of New York 
Winner of the Award for the Best Graduate Student Paper

1:30 - 2:00
"Textual and Musical Analysis of Stravinsky's Full FadomFive"
Jonathan Saggau
New England Conservatory of Music

2:00 - 2:30
"Tchaikovsky and Desirée: A Possible Secret Programfor the Bb minor Concerto"
Keynote Speaker: Robert Gauldin, Eastman School of Music

3:00 - 3:30
Refreshments and Conversation

3:30 - 4:00
Roundtable Discussion on Teaching Music Theory in the 21st Century 
Featured Guest: John Buccheri
Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence
Northwestern University 

Immediate Past President of The College Music Society 

5:00 - 6:00
Reception (Nations Bank Lounge, Second Floor, NB)

6:00 - 7:30
Inaugural Banquet Celebration (Nations Bank Lounge)Keynote Address: Robert Gauldin, Eastman School of Music
Past-President of the Society for Music Theory
Presentation of the Award for the Best Graduate StudentPaper to Michael Berry Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Center Stage, CharlesTheatre, Everyman
Theatre, et al.

Saturday Morning and Afternoon, April 5
(Nations Bank Lounge, Second Floor, New Building)


8:00 - 9:00
Continental Breakfast (Nations Bank Lounge: croissants, danishes, fruit, juices, coffee and tea). No charge.

9:00 - 9:30
"From Alienation to Abnegation: Jenufa and theMetaphysics of Dramatic and Musical Discourse at the Turn of Century"
Matthew M. Werley
Temple University

9:30 - 10:00
"Scriabin's Octatonic Ur-Motives: Genesis, Contextand Process"
Ellon D. Carpenter
Arizona State University

10:00 - 10:30
"Prelude to a New Music: The Principle of Oppositionin Charles Griffes's Final Works"
Taylor Greer
Pennsylvania State University

10:30 - 11:00
"Voice-Leading Constraints in the Music of ElliottCarter"
J. Daniel Jenkins
Eastman School of Music

11:30 - Noon
"Tonnetz Chains and Clusters in Post-Bebop Jazz"
Steven Strunk
The Catholic University of America

Noon - 1:00 PM
Luncheon: Peabody Dining Room
Saturday Afternoon (Nations Bank Lounge, Second Floor,New Building)

1:00 - 1:30
Inaugural Business Meeting and Election of Officers

1:30 - 2:00
"Conventional Conceptual Metaphors and Music TheoryIconic Models"
Richard S. Parks
The University of Western Ontario

2:00 - 2:30
"Schönberg on Mahler: Op. 19, No. 6"
Eric McKee
Pennsylvania State University

2:30 - 3:00
"Six Degrees of Confirmation: Deception, Evasionand Abandonment in Korngold's Die tote Stadt"
Edward D. Latham
Temple University

3:00 - 3:30
"The Diminished Seventh Chord as ProlongationalAgent in Bach, Chopin and Jobim"
Norman Carey
Eastman School of Music

3:30 - 4:00
Refreshments and Conversation

4:00 - 4:30
"Compositional Prototypes in the Piano Music ofEllsworth Milburn"
Ellen R. Flint
Wilkes University

4:30 - 5:00
"A Japanese Garden? Western Confluences in TöruTakemitsu's In An Autumn Garden for Gagaku"
Ieda Bispo
Joetsu University, Japan

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