Third Annual Meeting

Wilkes University
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

April 1-2, 2005

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Friday, April 1 (Gies Recital Hall in Darte Hall)

1:00-2:00 p.m.  Registration ; Refreshments andConversation

2:00-2:30 p.m.
"Transformational vs. Prolongation in Brahms’s Inder Fremde"
Michael Baker, Indiana University
2005 Winner of the Best Student Paper Award and Prize

2:30-4:30 p.m. Form and Gesture in Music After 1945
Mark Janello, Chair
Peabody Conservatory of Music
Johns Hopkins University

"Agostino Di Scipio’s and Giuliano Mesa’s Tiresia:The Structure of Collaboration"
Stephen Lilly, Towson University

"A Study of Variation Technique and Form in Donald Grantham’sFantasy Variations"
Amy Carr-Richardson, East Carolina University

"Ligeti’s Compositions in Timbre: Connections betweenhis Electronic and Orchestral Music"
Benjamin R. Levy, University of Maryland

4:30-5:00 p.m. Business Meeting (Exciting Announcement!) 

5:00-5:45 p.m. Reception

6:00-7:45 p.m. Banquet
Presentation of the Dorothy Payne Award for Best StudentPaper

8:00 p.m. Kandinsky Trio 
(Dorothy Dickson Darte CENTER for the Performing Arts;Gies Recital Hall in Darte HALL)

Saturday, April 2 (Gies Recital Hall in Darte Hall)

8:00 a.m. Registration

8:00-9:00 a.m.  Continental Breakfast

9:00-10:30 a.m. Debussy, Ravel and Messiaen
Valerie Nolan, Chair 
Rhodes College 

"Evaluating Prolongation in Extended Tonality"
Robert T. Kelley, Florida State University

"Messiaen’s Birdsong Music: Birdsong Analysis and ItsMusical Setting"
Martin Lee, University of Buffalo

"Temporality and Apotheosis in Debussy’s Music"
Michael Klein, Esther Boyer College of Music, TempleUniversity

10:30-11:00 a.m.  Refreshments and Conversation

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Stravinsky and Webern
Mark Richardson, Chair
East Carolina University

"Symmetrical Properties of Rotational Arrays in Stravinsky’s
Late Music"
Paul Lombardi, University of New Mexico

"Transformational Harmony and Voice-Leading in the Canonic
 Writing of Stravinsky and Webern"
Lawrence B. Shuster, CUNY-Graduate Center

"How one thing leads to another": The Notion of Processas Unity in Webern’s Atonal Music"
Carolyn Mullin, University of Oregon

12:30-1:30 p.m.  Luncheon 

1:30-2:30 p.m.  "Tweaking the Music Theory Core: 
Challenges Facing Music Theory Instruction": 
Round Table on Ideas for Curriculum and Courses
Carl Wiens, Discussion Leader, Nazareth College
Bring your ideas!

2:30-3:30 p.m. Meeting of the Outgoing and Newly ElectedOfficers and Board

The members of the 2005 Program Committee are: Carl Wiens(Chair; Nazareth College), Mark Butler (University of Pennsylvania), EllenFlint (Wilkes University), Dora A. Hanninen (University of Maryland atCollege Park) and Mark Janello (Peabody Conservatory of Music).

The 2005 Officers and Board Members of the Society are: 
Pamela L. Poulin, President (Peabody Conservatory ofMusic), Ted Latham, Vice-President (Temple University), Joel Phillips (WestminsterChoir College), Secretary, Steven Strunk, Treasurer (Catholic University),Board Members:  Ellen Flint (Wilkes University), Michael Klein (TempleUniversity), Fred Schock (who is also the Archivist, Peabody Conservatoryof Music), and Webmaster Kip Wile (Peabody Conservatory of Music).

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