Ethnomusicologist Dr. Nour El Rayes will join the musicology faculty of the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University beginning in the 2022-23 academic year.
Suhnne Ahn, Director of the Peabody at Homewood Music Minor Program and faculty member of Peabody’s musicology and liberal arts departments, delivered a paper at the International Beethoven Conference held at Boston University, March 24-27, 2022. Entitled, “Connoisseurship & Elevated Intent: Beyond a Pupil’s Patronage,” Dr. Ahn’s presentation examined the friendship and musical influences between […]
Anders Borge’s (MM ’11, Musicology) live event company, 88rising, recently had their “Head in the Clouds” music festival featured on Fast Company’s “Top 10 Most Innovative Live Events Companies” list. The festival was a multi-day attraction that focused on celebrating Asian artists, all streamed on Amazon Live. The next Head in the Clouds festival will […]
(MM ’15, Musicology) had her essay The Music is Not What It Seems: An Examination of Labor and Capital in the Music of Twin Peaks: The Return published in the volume Music in Twin Peaks: Listen to the Sounds by Routledge. The chapter analyzes the performances of popular musicians in the third season of the […]
Associate Professor of Musicology Susan Forscher Weiss will be giving a paper as a workshop participant in the “Diagrams in Science, Science in Diagrams” Conference hosted by the Max Planck Institute in June.
Associate Professor of Musicology Susan Weiss chairs ‘The Business of Broadway’ panel at the 2021 StageStruck! Conference, ‘Reframing the Golden Age,’ hosted online by the University of Sheffield/American Songbook Foundation, May 12-15, 2021.
Doctoral candidate Rachel O’Connor won the American Musicological Society Capital Chapter’s Irving Lowens Award for Student Research for her paper “The Forced Migration of Venezuelan Musicians: The ‘music for social change movement’ as a transnational guardian in a time of unprecedented crisis.” O’Connor presented her research as a finalist on Saturday, April 10, 2021.
Faculty artists Susan Weiss, musicology, and John Moran, historical performance, and Paula Maust (MM ’16, Harpsichord) gave presentations at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Historical Performance Conference. Weiss presented “The Archeology of Music Instruments: toward a new pedagogy for organology” and Moran presented “Have We Entered a Post-HIP Era, and Does it Matter” […]
Musicology faculty Suhnne Ahn recently delivered the Keynote Speech at Ewha University’s 250th Beethoven Celebration: Why Beethoven? Influence and Perception in Asia. Her lecture, entitled “Beethoven Scholarship: Digitization and Evolving Pedagogical Trends,” was given virtually in Seoul, Korea on Saturday, December 12, 2020. Dr. Ahn’s graduate musicology seminar, “Beethoven at Work,” was featured prominently in […]
Musicology lecturer and JHU Cognitive Science Senior Lecturer Monica Lopez-Gonzalez (KSAS BA ’05, Psychology; MA ’07, PhD ’10, Cognitive Science), will give a Hopkins at Home presentation, a six-week mini-course on Fridays, called “Androids, Cyborgs, and the Human of Our Dreams” on starting Friday, July 31 at 11:30 am ET.