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Program

Friday, March 2

7:45 a.m. Registration (First Floor Lobby)
8:15 a.m. Welcome, C. Tayloe Harding, Dean, University of South Carolina School of Music (Recital Hall, Room 206)

YouTube (PMD) (Recital Hall, Room 206)
Session Chair: Daniel B. Stevens (University of Delaware)

8:30–9:00 a.m. "Online Videos: Ideal Vehicles for Counterpoint Visualization and Other Public Music Discourse," Richard M. Atkinson (Medical Doctor and Part-time YouTuber, Boston)

9:00–9:30 a.m. "Asking New Questions and Reaching Wider Audiences: Engaging Students in New Ways Through a YouTube Music Theory Studio," Becky Troyer (Florida State University)

9:30–10:00 a.m. "Communicating Music Theory in Online Video," Cory Arnold (12tone)

Politics and/or the Law (PMD) (Room 232)
Session Chair: Lisa Cooper Vest (University of Southern California)

8:30–9:00 a.m. "Musical Expertise in Contemporary American Copyright Litigation," Katherine M. Leo (Millikin University)

9:00–9:30 a.m. "Lenny and Nino: Leonard Bernstein and Antonin Scalia Argue Interpretation Theory and Practice," Mark Rudoff (The Ohio State University)

9:30–10:00 a.m. "From the Subliminal to the Ridiculing: How Campaign Ads Use Music to Evoke Specific Emotions and Why the Public Should Care," Paul Christiansen (Seton Hall University)

But Who's Counting (MTSE) (Room 016)
Session Chair: Laura Emmery (Emory University)

8:30–9:00 a.m. "Transformation from Meter to Ameter in Ligeti's Désordre," Jay Smith (University of North Texas)

9:00–9:30 a.m. "Irregular or Irreconcilable? Troubling Metric Hierarchy with Popular Septuple Grooves," Scott Hanenberg (University of Toronto)

9:30–10:00 a.m. ”A Lewinian Investigation of Rhythmic Calculation in South Indian Carnatic Improvisation," Robert L. Wells (University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, VA)

10:00–10:20 a.m. Break (First Floor Lobby)

Defining "Musician" (PMD) (Recital Hall, Room 206)
Session Chair: Christopher White (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

10:20–10:50 a.m. "Who Counts as a Musician?" David John Baker (Louisiana State University)

10:50–11:20 a.m. "The Language of Non-Musicians: Understanding the Referential Meaning in American Popular Music," Neal Warner (University of Arizona)

11:20–11:50 a.m. ”MASS (produced): A Discussion of Production History, Concerns, and Solutions Based upon Twenty-five Individual Presentations of MASS from Tanglewood, 1988 to UNCSA, 2018," Douglas Webster (American Singer International)

Bernstein's Audiences (PMD) (Room 232)
Session Chair: Mari Yoshira (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)

10:20–10:50 a.m. "Bernstein’s Books, Bernstein's Readers: Classical Music and Print Culture in Mid-Twentieth-Century America," Joan Shelley Rubin (University of Rochester)

10:50–11:20 a.m. “Bernstein in the Living Room in Middle America,” Scott Harris (Schwob School of Music, Columbus State University)

11:20–11:50 a.m. “Leonard Bernstein as a Paradigm of Successful Public Music Discourse,” Alicia Kopfstein-Penk (American University)

Popular Music (MSTE) (Room 016)
Session Chair: Megan Lavengood (George Mason University)

10:20–10:50 a.m. “Intertextuality in the Music of Ween,” Lewis Jeter (Florida State University) and Dickie Lee (Colorado State University)

10:50–11:20 a.m. “The Dance Chorus in Recent Top-40 Music,” Alyssa Barna (Appalachian State University)

11:20–11:50 a.m. “On the Musical Similarities and Differences Between Poetic Utterances in Jazz and Hip-Hop,” Stephen Gomez-Peck (Indiana University)

11:50 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch

Performance and Discourse (PMD) (Recital Hall, Room 206)
Session Chair: Reginald Bain (University of South Carolina)

1:30–2:00 p.m. “The Art of Listening,” Javor Bracic (City University of New York)

2:00–2:30 p.m. “Teaching Music with Music,” David Newman (James Madison University)

2:30–3:00 p.m. “If Only Lenny Were Here: Lecture Recital and Premiere,” Evan Mack (Composer, Skidmore College) and Michael Miller (Baritone)

Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Music Criticism in the Early Twentieth Century (PMD) (Room 232)
Session Chair: Yvonne Ivory (University of South Carolina)

1:30–2:00 p.m. "Public Music Discourse under Jim Crow: Classical Music in the Early-Twentieth-Century Black Press," Lucy Caplan (Yale University)

2:00–2:30 p.m. “Belle-lettriste or Musicologue? Public, Queer, and Musicological Identities in Edward Prime-Stevenson's Long-Haired Iopas," Kristin Franseen (McGill University)

2:30–3:00 p.m. "Marion Bauer and Public Musicology as Modern Music Advocacy," Elizabeth L. Keathley (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)

Mining for Meaning: Searching for Closure (MSTE) (Room 016)
Session Chair: James Mathes (Florida State University)

1:30–2:00 p.m. “What is Musical Meaning? Towards a Foundational Theory of Music as Performative Utterance,” Andrew Chung (Yale University)

2:00–2:30 p.m. “Using Text-Mining of Experience to Inform Analysis," Sarah Iker (University of Tampa)

2:30–3:00 p.m. ”A Theory of Closure in the Late Works of Sergei Prokofiev," Jacy Pedersen (Texas Christian University)

3:00–3:20 p.m. Break (First Floor Lobby)

Music Theory and Digital Media I (PMD) (Recital Hall, Room 206)
Session Chair: John McKay (University of South Carolina)

3:20–3:50 p.m. "Music Theory's Role in Mainstream Digital Journalism," Alyssa Barna (Appalachian State University)

3:50–4:20 p.m. ”Yes, I'm the Guy from the Vox Christmas Chord Video: Here's What (I Think?) Went Wrong," Adam Ragusea (Mercer University)

Music Theory and Digital Media II (PMD) (Room 232)
Session Chair: Richard M. Atkinson (Medical Doctor and Part-time YouTuber, Boston)

3:20–3:50 p.m. “‘#musictheory will be the death of me': Complaints about Music Theory on Twitter and Digital Public Music Theory," Miriam Piilonen (Northwestern University)

3:50–4:20 p.m. ”A Music Theorist's Experience with Popular Press Publication," Christopher White (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Panel Discussion: Music Theory and Online Discourse (PMD) (Recital Hall, Room 206)

4:20–4:50 p.m. J. Daniel Jenkins (University of South Carolina), Moderator

Cory Arnold (12tone), Alyssa Barna (Appalachian State University), Megan Lavengood (George Mason University), Adam Ragusea (Mercer University), Christopher White (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Phrase Structure (MSTE) (Room 016)
Session Chair: Rachel Short (Shenandoah University)

3:20–3:50 p.m. “‘Unlimited, the Future is Unlimited': Re-imagining Expansion with Musical Theater," Brian Jarvis (University of Texas at El Paso) and John Peterson (James Madison University)

3:50–4:20 p.m. "Repetition as Expansion: Large-Scale Sentential Structures in Schubert's Subordinate Themes," Caitlin Martinkus (Georgia State University)

4:20–4:50 p.m. “Deviational Phrase Types in the Compositions of Maria Schneider," Ben Geyer (University of West Georgia)

Musical Identities (AMS-SE) (Room 210)
Session Chair: Elizabeth Keathley (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)

3:20–3:50 p.m. “White Australia Policy: The Musicians' Union and the Immigration of Jewish Refugees in 1930s and 1940s Australia," Miguel J. Ramirez (East Carolina University)

3:50–4:20 p.m. “Music and Politics: Entertainment and Integration at Clemson College," Eric J. Lapin (Clemson College)

4:20–4:50 p.m. "RuPaul Reconsidered: Intersections of Gender, Sexuality, and Race in
'Supermodel (You Better Work),'" Kyle Kostenko (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)

5:00 p.m. Concert (MTSE) (Recital Hall, Room 206)

Constellations I-II for piano and sinewaves - Chiyoko Szlavnics
Andrew Chung, piano

Reminiscing - Benjamin Geyer
Benjamin Geyer, piano

Improvisations on Two Norwegian Folk Songs, Op. 29 - Edvard Grieg
Robert Wells, piano

Arabesque - Germaine Tailleferre
Megan Lavengood, piano and Alyssa Barna, clarinet

Hungarian Dances (for Piano Four Hands) - Johannes Brahms
No. 6 in Db major
No. 5 in F# minor    
Emily Gertsch and James Mathes, piano

Fishermen Singing at Dusk (1936) - Lui Shu-hua
Jane Piper Clendinning, guzheng

Selections from The Last Five Years - Jason Robert Brown
"When You Come Home to Me"
"Summer in Ohio"
Janet Bourne, voice, and Sarah Iker, piano

6:00–7:30 p.m. Dinner

7:30 p.m. Leonard Bernstein's MASS (Koger Center for the Arts)

Saturday, March 3

7:45 a.m. Registration (First Floor Lobby)

8:15–9:45 a.m. Graduate Student Workshop (MSTE) (Room 214)

Pedagogical Encounters (PMD) (Recital Hall, Room 206)
Session Chair: Michael Baker (University of Kentucky)

8:15–8:45 a.m. “Retirement Home Residents Creating Post-Tonal Music," Crystal Peebles (Ithaca College)

8:45–9:15 a.m. "Arts for Social Change," Kyna Elliott (Teaching Artist, Atlanta)

9:15–9:45 a.m. “Pedagogies of Encounter: Two High-Impact Music Theory Class Projects," Daniel B. Stevens (University of Delaware)

Americana (PMD) (Recital Hall, Room 232)
Session Chair: Jeff Perry (Louisiana State University)

8:15–8:45 a.m. "Harmonica Playing as School and Recreation Activity, 1923-1940," Carol L. Shansky (Iona College)

8:45–9:15 a.m. “A Home-Grown Composition Pedagogy for an American Vernacular Tradition," Robert T. Kelley (Lander University)

9:15–9:45 a.m. "A Music Theorist in the Baseball Hall of Fame? Talking Music to Baseball Enthusiasts," Timothy A. Johnson (Ithaca College)

European Nationalisms (AMS-SE) (Room 210)
Session Chair: TBA

8:45–9:15 a.m. “Poetics and Manifestos: The Nationalism of Parade," Julian Duncan (Florida State University)

9:15–9:45 a.m. “‘A Stuttering Primer for Infants': The Press and Public Reception of Benjamin Britten's Gloriana in the Coronation Year," Imani Mosley (Duke University)

9:45–10:00 a.m. Break (First Floor Lobby)

Public Music Discourse at UofSC and Beyond (PMD) (Recital Hall, Room 206)
Session Chair: J. Daniel Jenkins (University of South Carolina)

10:00–10:45 a.m. Students Engaging the Public: The Creativity in Music Awards
Michelle Beck, Michael Brown, Kerri Lee Pierson, Christopher Schoelen, Philip Snyder (University of South Carolina)

10:45–11:30 a.m. Public Music Discourse in South Carolina and Beyond
Shari Hutchinson (Vice President of Radio and TV Programming, SCETV), Peter Hoyt (University of South Carolina and Columbia Museum of Art), J. Daniel Jenkins (Lee Correctional Facility), Alison Mero (Clemson University Press), Ernest Wiggins (University of South Carolina)

Narrative and Metaphor (PMD) (Room 232)
Session Chair: Crystal Peebles (Ithaca College)

10:00–10:30 a.m. "Intersubjectivity in Narrative Mappings of Romeo and Juliet onto a Ligeti Piano Piece," Aubrey Leaman (Northwestern University)

10:30–11:00 a.m. "Teaching Music Fundamentals with The Glass Bead Game," Michael Baker (University of Kentucky)

11:00–11:30 a.m. "Metaphorical Adventures in Music Appreciation: Excursions into General Music," Jeff Perry (Louisiana State University)

Bodies and Machines (MSTE) (Room 016)
Session Chair: Pete Smucker (Stetson University)

10:00–10:30 a.m. "Gesture and Transformation in Joel Mandelbaum's Thirty-One-Tone Keyboard Miniatures," William R. Ayers (University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music)

10:30–11:00 a.m. "Something 'Freakish': Disability and Narrative in the Music of György Ligeti," Demi Nicks (Florida State University)

11:00–11:30 a.m. "Clearing the Bench: Absolute Music and The Player Piano," Allison Wente (The State University of New York at Fredonia)

Religious Musical Discourses (AMS-SE) (Room 210)
Session Chair: Tom Koch (North Carolina State University)

10:00–10:30 a.m. “Sacred Sanctuary or Secular Stage? 'Les Grands oratorios à l'église Saint-Eustache' and the Religious Republic," Jennifer Walker (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

10:30–11:00 a.m. ”Mendelssohn and the Reformed Tradition: Re-Evaluating Sources within the Context of the Prussian Restoration Movement," Siegwart Reichwald (Converse College)

11:30–11:50 a.m. Break (First Floor Lobby)

Bernstein: On the Sacred and the Secular (PMD) (Recital Hall, Room 206)
Session Chair: Kathrine Baber (University of Redlands)

11:50 a.m.–12:20 p.m. "On Sanctification of Secular Musics: Sociological Perspectives," Judah Matras (University of Haifa, Israel)

12:20–12:50 p.m. “Bernstein and the Crisis of Faith: A Trajectory from Kaddish to Mass," Michael Slon (University of Virginia)

12:50–1:20 p.m. “Art and Politics On and Off Stage: Leonard Bernstein's 1985 Hiroshima Peace Concert," Mari Yoshira (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)

Entry Points (PMD) (Room 232)
Session Chair: Timothy A. Johnson (Ithaca College)

11:50–12:20 p.m. “Concert Programs and the Reconstitution of the Postwar Polish National Audience," Lisa Cooper Vest (University of Southern California)

12:20–12:50 p.m. “Teaching Beyond the Academy Through Argentine Tango," Kristin Wendland (Emory University)

12:50–1:20 p.m. “Entry Points: Linking Performer, Audience, and Music," Lauren Watkins (Newberry College and Limestone College)

Schemers and Thinkers on Stage and Screen (MSTE) (Room 016)
Session Chair: Tomoko Deguchi (Winthrop University)

11:50 a.m.–12:20 p.m. “Hidden Topics: Analyzing Gender, Race, and Genius in the 2016 Film Hidden Figures," Janet Bourne (University of California, Santa Barbara)

12:20–12:50 p.m. "Murder and Musical Mystery: Pairing Plot and Modulation Schemas in The Mystery of Edwin Drood," Joshua Tanis (Florida State University)

12:50–1:20 p.m. “‘The Schema Network': Tracing a Melodic Schema in the Music of Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails to Film," Steven Rahn (University of Texas at Austin)

Music and Meanings (AMS-SE) (Room 210)
Session Chair: TBA

11:50 a.m.–12:20 p.m. "Varieties of Russian Leitmotivic Usage, 1878-1915," David Haas (University of Georgia)

12:20–12:50 p.m. “Aural Agency: The Meaning of Diegetic Sound in Film and Opera," Karen E.H.
Messina (Duke University)

1:20-2:45 p.m. Lunch

Digital Interaction (PMD) (Recital Hall, Room 206)
Session Chair: Lucy Caplan (Yale University)

2:45–3:15 p.m. “Designing Educational Initiatives for the Music of Asian America Research Center," Eric Hung & Mandi Magnuson-Hung (Music of Asian America Research Center)

3:15–3:45 p.m. "#Musochat: Defining Public Music Discourse in the Age of Social Media," (Garrett Schumann, Western Michigan University and Madonna University)

Shaw and Wilde (PMD) (Room 232)
Session Chair: Alison Mero (Clemson University Press)

2:45–3:15 p.m. "The Public Music Theory of Bernard Shaw," Nicole Biamonte (McGill University)

3:15–3:45 p.m. "Wagner without Music: Oscar Wilde's Textual Engagement with Parsifal," Yvonne Ivory (University of South Carolina)

Business Meetings

2:45–3:45 p.m. MTSE (Room 016)
AMS-SE (Room 210)

3:45-4:00 p.m. Break (First Floor Lobby)

4:00–5:00 p.m. Keynote Address (Recital Hall, Room 206)

Introduction: C. Tayloe Harding, Dean, University of South Carolina School of Music

"Writing about Music in the Twenty-first Century," Tim Page (Thornton School of Music & Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California)