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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000488.txt from 1995/03

From: everett bill <zzever@-----.EDU>
Subj: Sonneck_Society_Conference
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 1995 12:41:32 -0500

SONNECK SOCIETY FOR AMERICAN MUSIC TO MEET APRIL 5-9 IN MADISON, WI

The Sonneck Society for American Music will hold its 21st Annual
Conference on April 5-9, 1995, in Madison, WI, hosted by the School of
Music of the University of Wisconsin.

Among the special events scheduled as part of the conference are the
following:

Wednesday, April 5--Concert: Music of William Grant Still, UW School of
Music Opera Workshop

Thursday, April 6--Research on Gender and American Music Interest Group:
Session with literary critic Susan Friedman; Workshop: "Higher
Ground--Exploring Gospel Music" with Jonathan Overby; Concert:
Wisconsin Brass Quintet; Interest Group and Paper Sessions

Friday, April 7--Recital: Chamber Music of William Grant Still by the
Sierra Winds (University of Nevada--Las Vegas); American Popular
Music Interest Group: Session with Martha Bayles, author of
_Hole in Our Soul_; Gala screening
of Charlie Chaplin's classic film _The Circus_, with its
original score conducted by Sonneck Society President
Gillian B. Anderson; Interest Group and Paper Sessions

Saturday, April 8--Plenary Session with film music scholars Claudia
Gorbman and Philip Tagg and film composer David Raskin;
Workshop on Native American Music and Dance; Paper Sessions

Sunday, April 9--Interest Group and Paper Sessions

Many diverse topics are included on the program, including discussions of
Janis Joplin, Duke Ellington, Jay Hawkins, Grunge, Musical
Theater, Ruth Crawford Seeger, film music, and William Grant Still.

For more information on this exciting conference, please contact Susan C.
Cook, Local Arrangements Chair, at 608-263-4926 (phone), 608-262-8876
(fax), sccook@-----.edu (e-mail) or University of Wisconsin,
Department of Music, 3561 Humanitites Building, 455 North Park Street,
Madison, WI 53706. One day registration is available.

----William Everett
Chair, Public Relations Committee
Sonneck Society for American Music
zzever@-----.edu

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William ("Bill") Everett
Department of Music
Washburn University
Topeka, Kansas 66621

(913) 231-1010, ext. 1519

e-mail: zzever@-----.edu

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