PRESENTATIONS

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Keynotes

 

2017          “Audiovisual Strategies in Two Works of Musical Visualization.” Oklahoma Music Theory

Roundtable, University of Oklahoma, September 22.

2017         “Toward Music Theory Pedagogies of the Future.” Oklahoma Music Theory Roundtable,

University of Oklahoma, September 22.

2017          “The Art of Listening.” Pedagogy into Practice: Teaching Music Theory in the 21st Century. Lee

University, June 1-4.

2013         Synesthesia Imagined, Synesthesia Revealed.” Enchanted Modernities: Theosophy and the Arts

in the Modern World, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 24.

 

Invited talks

 

2019            “The Non-Neutrality of Part Writing.” Distinguished Residency in Music Theory Pedagogy, Michigan State

           University College of Music, March 19.

2019           “Visualizing Music: The Performance of Live Media in Scriabin and Orff.” Vianne Webb Memorial Lecture in

Musicology, Christopher Newport University, February 6.

2018           “Extending the metaphor of ‘counterpoint’ in audiovisual analysis.” University of Wisconsin-Madison,

February 9 and Carrigan Lecture, University of Michigan, April 12.

2016          “Prelude to an Analysis of Visual Music.” Schulich School of Music, McGill University, January 15.

2015          Prelude to an Analysis of Visual Music.” School of Music, University of Iowa, November 20.

2015          Modern Synesthesia and the Interpretation of Scriabin’s Color Music.” From Synesthesia to Synthesis of Arts:

On the 75th Anniversary of Bulat Makmudovich Galeyev’s Birth, Prometheus CentreKazan’ National Technical University Named After A.N. Tupolev, Kazan’ Russia, October 2.

2015          “Color and musical language in Scriabin and Schoenberg.” Department of Music, University of Chicago, May

15.

2015            Scriabin’s Color Music in America.” Path to Scriabin: On the 100th Anniversary of Alexander Nikolevich

Scriabin's Death, A. N. Scriabin Memorial House and Museum, Moscow, Russia, April 26.

2015          “Color and musical language in Scriabin and Schoenberg.” College of Musical Arts, Bowling Green State

University, March 27.

2012          “Scriabin’s Symphony of Light.” Theatre Department, College of Arts, Media, and Design, Northeastern

University, September 17.

2012          “The Fire of Prometheus.”  Mostro Prometeu: Punctum: cinema e pensamento, Universidade Federal de Santa

Catarina, Florinopolis, Brazil, June 14. Participation via Skype.

2012          “Can the Imaginary Be Realized? Performance Challenges in Scriabin’s Prometheus, Poem of Fire.”

Performance Studies Working Group, Yale University, February 6.

 

Invited panels and symposia

 

2018           “Toward Music Theory Pedagogies of the Future.” Graduate Student Workshop, University of Wisconsin-

Madison, February 10.

2017          “Preparing music theory instructors of the (very near) future.” Graduate Student Workshop, Annual Meeting

of the Music Theory Society of New York State, March 31.

2016           “What is Music Theory Pedagogy?” Panel discussion, Music Theory Pedagogy Interest Group, Annual

Meeting of the Society for Music Theory, Vancouver, British Columbia, November 5.

2015           “Teaching Theory with Video.” Lightning talk delivered in “Teaching Music Theory” hosted by W.W. Norton

and Company. Panel with Joseph Straus, Elizabeth Marvin, and Phil Duker, Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting, October 30, 2015.

2015            “Theory Day.” Symposium with Abby Shupe, Greg Decker, Chelsea Hamm, and Drew Wilson. Wooster

College, February 15.

2014            “Enchanted Modernities: Exploring Theosophy’s Influence on Visual Art and Music.” Symposium with Gauri

Viswanathan, Sarah Turner, James Mansell, Rachel Middleman, and Paul Ivey. Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, April 17.

2013            “Western Esotericism and the University.” Panel with Chris Scheer, Marco Pasi, and Brian McCuskey. Utah

State University, November 22.

2013            “Performing Scriabin’s Prometheus.” Panel with Laura Jackson and Chris Scheer. Utah State University 

November 20.

2013            “Online Teaching, Student Learning.” Spring Teaching Forum, Yale University, April 26.

2013            Participant, Consultation on Music and Theology, Yale Institute for Sacred Music, Yale University, February

16-18.

 

Webinar

2012          “Scriabin and the Possible.” With Justin Townsend. Hosted by Music Theory Online, July 18.

 

Conference presentations

2016            “Toward an Analysis of Visual Music.“ Annual Meeting of the Society for Music Theory, November 3-6.

2014            “The Musical Opus as Magnum Opus: Organicist Analysis and the Hermetic Tradition. Annual Meeting of

the Society for Music Theory, November 6.

2014            “A Theory Prof and a Cello Prof Walk Into A Bar.” With Mark Rudoff. National Meeting of the College Music

Society, St. Louis, MO, November 1.

2014            Hacking the music theory classroom.” With Phil Duker and Bryn Hughes. National Meeting of the College

Music Society, St. Louis, MO, October 30.

2014            “Social Technology for Curricular Change.” FlipCamp, University of Delaware, June 4.

2014            “Engaging Students: Beyond Active Learning.” FlipCamp, University of Delaware, June 5.

2013            Flipping the Music Theory Classroom,” and “Online Lectures and Flipped Classrooms at Ohio State: How I

Became My Own TA,” Annual Meeting of the Society for Music Theory, Charlotte, NC, November 3. Presented during the special session “Hacking the Music Theory Classroom: Pedagogical Tools that Increase Efficiency and Effectiveness.”

2012            “Can the Imaginary Be Realized? Performance Challenges in Scriabin’s Prometheus, Poem of Fire.” Annual

Meeting of the Association for Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies, New Orleans, LA, November 17.

2012            “What Do Music Theorists Talk About When They Talk About Gender?” Annual Meeting of the Society for

Music Theory, New Orleans, LA, November 3; Annual Meeting of Music Theory MidwestUniversity of Michigan, May 19.

2011            “What Can Theosophy Tell Us About Skryabin’s Prometheus, Poem of Fire?” Annual Meeting of the  

American Musicological Society, San Francisco, CA, November 9.

2010            “Alexander Scriabin’s Chromatic Palette.” Enchanting Modernity: Theosophy and the Making of Early

Twentieth-Century Culture, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK, December 3.

2010            “Scriabin and the Possible.” Annual Meeting of the Society for Music Theory, Indianapolis, IN, November

7; Annual Meeting of Music Theory Midwest, Miami University of Ohio, May 15.

2009            “The Wheatstone Concertina and Symmetrical Arrangements of Tonal Space.” Annual Meeting of the Society

for Music Theory, Montréal, Canada, October 31; Special Symposium on Performance and Analysis, Indiana University, February 21.

2009            Polarity, Centricity, and the ‘Unity through the Sharpening of Contradictions’ in Scriabin’s Late Music.”

Annual Meeting of the New England Conference of Music Theorists, Yale University, April 26.

2008            “Aksak Meter and the stil hongrois in Johannes Brahms’s Variations on a Hungarian Theme, Op. 21 no. 2.”

Annual Meeting of the New England Conference of Music Theorists, Harvard University, April 4; Fifteenth Biennial Symposium for Research in Music Theory, Indiana University, February 15-16.

 

Pre-concert Lectures and Community Outreach

2017          “Visualizing Music.” OSU STEAM Factory Showcase, November 9. In collaboration with students in my

graduate seminar on musical visualization.

2017          “Sight of Sound: An interactive program of music and visual art.” Columbus Community Arts Center, October

6. With Elisabeth Jeremica, Devin Copfer, and musicians of Chamber Brews. Part of the Sight of Music Exhibition, Columbus Community Arts Center, September 29-November 4.

2016          “Synesthesia and color music: Exploring the Combination of Sensory Stimuli in Literature, Technology,

Neurology, and the Occult.” OSU STEAM Factory Showcase, Strongwater Food and Spirits, September 9.

2016            “Kepler’s Music of the Spheres: Harmonies in Mathematics, Astronomy, and Music.” With Matthew Kahle

(mathematics) and Paul Sutter (astronomy). Franklinton Fridays hosted by Ohio State University STEAM Factory, February 12.

2013            “The Fire of Prometheus.” Pre-concert talk, Utah State University, November 23.

2013            “The English Concertina.” Winter Market Research Showcase hosted by Ohio State University STEAM

FactoryMarch 9.

2012           “The Fire of Prometheus.” Pre-concert talk, Barnstable Performing Arts Center, Hyannis MA, September 22

and 23.

2012           Introduction to “Prometheus, Poem of Fire” (film). Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, February 8

and September 10.

2010         “Prometheus, Poem of Fire.” Pre-concert talk, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, February 13.

 

Campus talks

2013          “Synesthesia Imagined, Synesthesia Revealed.” Musicology Lecture Series, The Ohio State University,

September 15, 2013.

2012          “The Flipped Music Theory Classroom.” Tech-Enabled and Distance Learning Round Table, Ohio State

University Faculty Club, November 28.

2011          “Performing Scriabin’s Prometheus, Poem of Fire,” Musicology Lecture Series, The Ohio State University, April

25.

2010          “Alexander Scriabin’s Theurgy in Blue.” Yale University Music Department Colloquium, February 6.

2009          “Myth and Theurgy in Scriabin’s Prometheus, op. 60.” Slavic Studies Colloquium, Yale University, March 3.

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