Thursday, April 24, 2014

SPRING MEETING: Saturday May 3 at Providence College

Here is the Program for the Spring Chapter Meeting.
Please note that elections will be held during the business meeting.

Nominations will be taken from the floor for
Program Chair
AMS Chapter Representative
AMS Student Representative

We will also be voting on the chapter bylaws.  Any chapter member in good standing (dues paid for the year) may vote at the meeting. The draft is posted at the chapter Google group and the open comment period ends tomorrow, 4/25:

AMS-NE Spring Chapter Meeting
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Ryan Concert Hall
Smith Center for the Arts at Providence College

9:45-10:15 a.m. Refreshments and Registration

Morning Session

10:15 a.m. Welcome

10:20 a.m. Tristan und Isolde and Francesca da Rimini: An Intertextual Reading 

 Ji Yeon Lee (CUNY Graduate Center)

11:00 a.m. Plorer, Gemir, Crier: Musical Mourning and the Composer
Jane Daphne Hatter (McGill University)

11:40 a.m. Elsa Olivieri Sangiacomo Respighi, Composer and Protagonist
Penny Brandt (University of Connecticut)

12:20 p.m.-2:00 p.m.    Lunch Break

2:00-2:30 p.m    Business Meeting and Elections 

Afternoon Session

2:30 p.m. Nineteenth-Century Music Criticism, or a Prehistory of the Post-Modern Paratext 
Benjamin M. Korstvedt (Clark University)

3:10 p.m. Balancing Silence: Aaron Copland’s Hollywood Film Music 
Paula Musegades (Emerson College)

3:50 p.m.‘La Mémoire Musicale’: Pierre Boulez’s Remembrance of Bruno Maderna
Brent Wetters (Providence College / Tufts University)

4:30 Refreshments

Information including directions and parking information will be posted shortly.