Wednesday June 1 / Mercredi le 1 juin 


Craigie Hall, University Theatre Lobby

SESSION 1: 9–11 am

1a: Music In Community I 

Chair: Mary Ingraham, University of Alberta

Room: F202

1b: Theorizing Mozart 

Chair: Glen Carruthers, Wilfrid Laurier University

Room: F214

1c: Lecture-Recitals I   

Chair: Marilyn Engle, University of Calgary

Room: Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre

NOTE: 9:00-10:30 am

Energizing Choral Communities Across the Globe, Danica Hoffart (University of Calgary)

Hypermetrical Shifts and Middleground Harmonic Levels in Mozart, Ellen Olga Bakulina (Yale University)

Métopes by Polish composer Karol Szymanowski,

Mikolaj Warszynski, piano (University of Montreal)

Shared Leadership in Chamber Groups: A Provisional Framework and Methodology, Mark Kleyn (University of Ottawa)

Classical Form as Tonal Plan, P. Murray Dineen (University of Ottawa)

The History and Politics of Water through Music and Dance: The Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia’s Performance of Turbine, Eric Hung (Rider University)

Thick or Thin: Teaching and Learning Mozart in the 21st century, Kevin Ngo (University of Calgary)

Amanda Maier's Life and Career, Jennifer Martyn, violin (University of Toronto)


Motion in Music / Music in Motion: Towards a Metaphoric Understanding of Musical Processes, Adam Roy (University of Western Ontario)

11-11.30am: Coffee Break

SESSION 2: 11.30 am–12.30 pm

2a: The Oriental Gaze

Chair: Kate Galloway, Wesleyan University/Memorial University of Newfoundland

Room: F202

2b: Music and Pedagogy

      Chair: Deanna Oye, University of Lethbridge

Room: F214

2c: Music Theory

Chair: Lynn Cavanagh, University of Regina

Room: F210

An Ethnography Through Observation, Recollection, and Forgetting : Sonic Memory and Cultural Identity in the Udlajan area of Tehran, Mahsa Pakravan (University of Alberta)

Parting Ways with Piano Lessons: motivation, supporting factors, and reputed reasons behind piano student drop outs, Karen King (University of Ottawa)

When is a Triad not a Triad?, Kyle Hutchinson (University of Toronto)

*SOCAN Foundation/George Proctor Prize Finalist

Orientalism and Cultural Exchange: Indian “Nautch” as Musical Nexus, Margaret E. Walker (Queen's University)

Music Writing that Works: Strategies for Incorporating Writing into Undergraduate Music Theory Teaching, Robin Attas (Elon University)

Rhythm and performance in early piano recordings, Alan Dodson (University of British Columbia)

LUNCH BREAK: 12.30-2 pm:

SESSION 3: 2–4 pm

3a: Le goût français

Chair:James McGowan, Carleton University

Room: F202

3b: Popular Music in French Canada

Chair: Serge Lacasse, Université Laval

Room: F214

3c: American Music 

Chair: William Jordan, University of Calgary

Room: F210

Sonata Form, Song, and Syntactical Metaphor in Hector Berlioz’s Overture to Béatrice et Bénédict, Margaret Elizabeth Fox (University of Toronto)

La patrimonialisation de la chanson country-western comme prisme des hiérarchies culturelles au Québec, Catherine Lefrançois (Université Laval)

An “American” Pierrot? Ingolf Dahl's translation for the California Performances of Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire Opus 21, Isabell Woelfel (University of Calgary)

Nostalgia and Time in Henri Dutilleux’s Tout un monde lointain (1970), Geoffrey Wilson (University of Calgary)

Ethnographie d’un projet de recherche-création : Éléments pour une compréhension des pratiques collaboratives en musique, Ariane Couture (Université Laval)

Changing Women in American Popular Music from 1914-1918, Christina Gier (University of Alberta)

Defining Characteristic and Conventional Material in Interwar Neoclassical French Music, September Russell (University of Toronto)

Étude du discours journalistique dans la construction de la scène musicale montréalaise, Ariane Gruet-Pelchat (Université Laval)

Public Mourning, The Nation, and Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, Kip Pegley (Queen's University)



Meter and Metric Grouping in the Music of Stan Rogers, Steven Cannon (University of Saskatchewan)

BREAK: 4-4.30 pm

SESSION 4: 4.30–5.30 pm

4a: Energizing Learning Communities in the Music History Classroom

Moderator: Robin Elliott, University of Toronto

Room: F202

4b: Schubert

Chair: Christina Gier, University of Alberta

Room: F214

4c: Popular Music

Chair: Ariane Couture, Université Laval

Room: F210

Roundtable, with the participation of Meghan Chamberlain, Robin Elliott, Virginia Georgallas, Sarah Koval, Taryn Jackson, and Alexa Woloshyn (all University of Toronto) and James Maiello (University of Manitoba)


Unfolding the Mystery of Metric Ambiguity: Hypermeter and Form in the Finale of Schubert’s Piano Sonata in D major, D.850, Joseph Chi-Sing Siu (Eastman School of Music)

Shut'up and Play Yer Guitar : la mise en avant des paramètres musicaux révélateurs du "personnage" de Frank Zappa, Nastasia Ganon (Université Laval et Aix-Marseille Université)

Fonction formelle et signification du majeur-mineur chez Schubert, Marie-Ève Piché (Université de Montréal)

From Geno-Song to Pheno-Song:  From Adele to Sia, Serge Lacasse (Université Laval)


MINI RECITAL 1: 2:00–3:30 pm

Michelle Cheramy (flute) Nathan Cook (cello), and Philip Roberts (piano)

Present Tense: Canadian Chamber Works for Flute, Cello and Piano

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre


Location: Osteria de Medici

201 – 10th Street NW

(403) 283-5553


Sonic Horizons: New Music from the University of Calgary

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre




CAML Board Meeting, 1-3 pm

Hotel Alma, Parkdale Room

CAML Collection Development Interest Group (CCDIG), 3:30-4:30 pm

Hotel Alma, Parkdale Room

CAML-CMC Prairie Region Reception, 4:30-6:00PM

Taylor Family Digital Library


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