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WINTER 2022 CHAPTER MEETING (Virtual) - Saturday, February 5 (Brandeis University)

Hosted by Brandeis University

If you plan to participate in this virtual meeting, please register (for free) in advance at this link: https://brandeis.wufoo.com/forms/m1vzze2b1xkz2we/ 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the  Chapter meeting on February 5, 2022 (including the Zoom link for the meeting). 

Program (all times listed below are EDT) 

PDF with program and abstracts here

Abstracts and bios available here

10:45-11:00AM Welcoming Remarks 

11:00AM-12:30PM Morning Session (chaired by Chloe Danitz, Brandeis University)  

“Navigating a Changing Music Business: Giulio Briccialdi and the Musicians’ Response to  Shifting Demands” 

Samantha Tripp (Tufts University) 

“Digital Amati: Structure and Interpretation of Classical Stringed Instruments” Harry Mairson (Brandeis University) 

“‘Just to Be and Dance’: Jerome Robbins, J.S. Bach, and Late Style” 

Erinn Knyt (University of Massachusetts Amherst) 

12:30PM-1:45PM Lunch Break (with the option to socialize/network virtually) 

1:45-2:00PM Chapter Business Meeting 

2:00-4:00PM Afternoon Session (chaired by Anna Valcour, Brandeis University)

“‘Comme rousignol en chantant’: Animality and Anthropomorphization in a 13th Century  Devotional Song” 

Áine Palmer (Yale University) 

“Puccini’s Last Act: Finishing Turandot” 

Deborah Burton (Boston University) 

“‘…a phenomenon that cannot be explained’: The Queer Enigma of Martha Argerich” 

Alexander Hardan (Brown University) 

“Meredith Willson and the Reconciliation of Cultural Hierarchy in The Music Man” 

James Delorey (University of Southern California)

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