The Columbia Music Scholarship Conference took place on March 3rd, 2018 from 9 am to 7 pm. The theme was Music as/in Motion. The conference was co-chaired by Jane Forner and Michael Weinstein-Reiman. The keynote address was presented by Professor Gavin Steingo (Princeton University).
The complete program of events is available below:
9:30 - 10:00
Breakfast and Welcome
10:00 - 11:30
Session 1 - "Organologies and Technologies"
- Nathan Smith (University of Chicago) “Formalizing the Fretboard’s Phantasmic Fingers”
- Jeremy Smith (University of Minnesota) “The Functions of Continuous Motion in Electronic Dance Music”
- M. Elizabeth Fleming (CUNY Graduate Center) “Going Digital: The New Valved Hornist in the Nineteenth Century”
11:45 - 1:00
Session 2 - "Patterns and Motion"
- Andrés García Molina (Columbia University) “On Sound, Circulation, and Architecture”
- Sergio Ospina-Romero (Cornell University) “Phonographs on the Road: The Technology of Sound Recording during the Acoustic Era”
2:30 - 4:00
Session 3 - "Bodies: Historical and Modern"
- Alison Stevens (UMass Amherst) “Motion as Music: Hypermetrical Schemas in 18th-Century Contredanses”
- Sophie Benn (Case Western Reserve University) “La Méthode graphique: Anatomy and Embodied Listening in Stepanov Dance Notation”
- Chelsea Oden (University of Oregon) “Dance as Political Activism: Two Popular Choreomusical Responses to the Orlando Shooting”
4:15 - 6:00
Gavin Steingo (Princeton University)