Chapter News and Announcements


  • the winner of the 2018 Schafer Award is Daniel Fox (CUNY), for his paper, "The Perceptual Origin of the Sublime in Ligeti's Violin Concerto," which was presented at the Fall 2017 meeting.


  •  (posted 10/8): There will be a book launch party for Jacquelyn Sholes's book Allusion as Narrative Premise in Brahms's Instrumental Music on Saturday, October 13th, from 3 -5 pm at The Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University (121 Bay State Road, Boston), 1st floor.
  • Andrea Olmstead's new book Vincent Persichetti: Grazioso, Grit, and Gold is now available via Rowman & Littlefield, hardcover or e-book. There is a 30% discount using the code RLFANDF30. Visit to order
 "Olmstead weaves a captivating narrative of the composer from his early life and musical training, starting with his early career in Philadelphia during the 1920s and ’30s and through his teaching at Juilliard and death in 1987. The book sheds light on Persichetti’s personal and professional life, the multiple forces that shaped his musical development, and his far-reaching influence on the modern American composition scene."

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