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Music by Women Festival
March 3-4, 2017

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Friday, March 3

9:00–9:30 AM

Poindexter 211

Paper: "The Creation of a Festival Orchestra: The Performer's Field Guide to Music Festival Foundation"
Larkin Sanders (Taneycomo Festival Orchestra)

Poindexter 408

Paper: "Salomé: The Fetishization of the Veil and the Power of the Gaze."
Kaitlin Zardetto (Florida State University)


9:30-10:30 AM

Poindexter 211
Paper: "Secular Monophony in the Middle Ages: Women Composers in the North and South of France."
Victoria Choin (Central Michigan University)

Paper: "A Model of Triadic Post-tonality for a Neoconservative Postmodern String Quartet by Sky Macklay"
Zane Gillespie (A New Contemporary Endeavor)

Poindexter 408
Lecture Recital: “New Music for Viola by Victoria Bond and Chih-Chen Wei"
Hsiaopei Lee (The University of Southern Mississippi)

Kossen Auditorium
Lecture Recital: "You Score Like a Girl! The Current Plight of Female Film Composers"
Ross Smith (Centenary College of Louisiana); Assisted by Michaela Brantley, Gabriela Giamalva, Chelsea Glaspie, Brittany Wagner.

Lecture Recital: "Libby Larsen's 'Me: Brenda Ueland'"
Dorothy Maddison (James Madison University)


10:30-11:00 AM

Poindexter 211
Paper: "The Choral Works of Queen Lili’uokalani: Indigenous Feminism, and Performance Practice"
Jace Saplan (University of Miami)

Poindexter 408
Lecture Recital: "The Art Songs of Rachel DeVore Fogarty: An Analytical Approach to Performance Practice and Prosody."
Sabrina Laney Warren (The University of Memphis/Union University)

Kossen Auditorium
Lecture Recital: "The Flute Music of Anna Bon di Venezia: A Lecture-Recital"
Mary Matthews, Flute; Nicole Chamberlain, Flute; Edith Widayani, Piano


11:00-12:00 PM

Poindexter 211
Panel: "The Emotional and Intellectual Impact of Singing Art Songs by Women Composers: A Pedagogical Perspective"
Anne Wick (Mary Baldwin College)

Poindexter 408
Lecture Recital: “For Lisa: Finding Answers to Challenging Questions”
Holly Roadfeldt (Lafayette College)


12:00 PM (Noon)

Kossen Auditorium

Concert No. 1

"A Mother's Voice". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Gail Steward, piano (Jacksonville State University, AL)

I.         August 28, 1963
II.        1966
III.       July 20, 1969

Teresa Stricklin, soprano
Gail Steward, piano (Jacksonville State University, AL)

"Works for Unaccompanied Clarinet" . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shulamit Ran, Alexandra Gardner and Kaija Saariaho

Timothy Bonenfant, clarinet (Angelo State University)

“Agitato". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shelby Rawlings Blalock

Shelby Rawlings Blalock, piano (Belmont University, Student)

"Living in the Body". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lori Laitman (b. 1955)

1.       Burning the Woods of my Childhood
2.       Living in the Body
3.       Not for Burning
4.       Lost at Table
5.       Bring on the Rain
6.       Crossroads

Dorea Cook, mezzo soprano (Valdosta State University)
Matthew Roehrich, saxophone (Valdosta State University)

"Music for Woodwind Trio by American Women Composers"

Douglas Owens, oboe (University of Tennessee – Martin)
Charles Lewis, flute
Elizabeth Aleksander, clarinet


Break


2:30-3:00 PM

Poindexter 211
Paper: "Gendered Nationalism and Female Agency in Amy Beach’s Eskimos"
Sabrina Clarke (University of Delaware)

Poindexter 408
Lecture Recital: " Forgotten Voices: An examination of Black Louisiana Creole Folk Songs through the Works of Maud Cuney-Hare and Camille Nickerson"
Jessica Long (Shenandoah University)

Kossen Auditorium
Lecture Recital: "The Legacy of Harpist and Composer Henriette Renié (1875-1956)"
Sarah Crocker (Middle Tennessee State University and Lipscomb University)


3:00-3:30 PM

Poindexter 211
Paper: “The Black Swan: The Life and Career of Singer Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield"
Elizabeth Momand (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Poindexter 408
Lecture Recital: "Clairières dans le ciel by Lili Boulanger: An historical and analytical study"
Marika Kyriakos (Arkansas State University)

Kossen Auditorium
Lecture Recital: "Four-Handed Literature by Women Composers"
Joann Marie Kirchner (Temple University), Carla Mariani


3:30-4:30 PM

Poindexter 211
Paper: "From Piano to Percussion: Vivian Fine, Zita Carno, and Gitta Steiner Compose for Paul Price and the Newly Emerging Percussion Ensemble"
Haley Nutt (The Florida State University)

Poindexter 408
Lecture Recital: "Songs of the Boulanger Sisters"
Dana Zenobi (Southwestern University)
Chuck Dillard, piano (Portland State University)

Kossen Auditorium
Lecture Recital: “Thea Musgrave's Auxiliary Woodwind works: Piccolo Play and Threnody for English Horn”
Elizabeth Sullivan (University of North Carolina at Charlotte);
Rebecca Johnson (Eastern Illinois University)


5:00 PM

Kossen Auditorium

Concert No. 2

"Burning Bush Variations". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Krystal Folkestad Grant

Krystal Folkestad Grant, piano (Lancaster Bible College)

"Enter Ghost". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Judith Bingham

Brittany Hendricks, trumpet (Ball State University)

"Sonatina". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eurydice Osterman

Leslie Spotz, piano (Tarleton State University)

"Quiet Heart: A Kaddish, written for saxophone". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marilyn Shrude

Gail Levinsky, saxophone (Susquehanna University)

"Virgie Rainey-Two Narratives for Soprano, Mezzo Soprano, and Piano". . . . . . . . . . . . . Judith Lang Zaimont

Cheryl Coker, soprano (Millsaps College)
Lester Senter Wilson, mezzo soprano
Janette Sudderth, piano

"Three Colors: Chamber Music for Oboe". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deena Grossman

Heather Killmeyer, oboe (East Tennessee State University)

"Two Halves of a Whole". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robin McLaughlin (University of North Carolina, Greensboro)

Amy Hardison Tully, flute (Coastal Carolina University)
Oana Potur, viola
Daniel Hull, guitar (Coastal Carolina University)


Break


8:00 PM

Kossen Auditorium

Concert No. 3

"Hoff nunc". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olga Harris (Tennessee State University)

Hoff nunc
Status Quo
Drei Steine
Unglück und Glück
Die Grossen Lügen
Bevor Ich Sterbe
Status Quo
Hoff nunc

Janet Hopkins, mezzo soprano (University of South Carolina)
Armen Shaomian, piano (University of South Carolina)

 

"The Law of Floating Objects". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Elena Ruehr (M.I.T.)

Wendy Bergin & Flute Ensemble (Praire View A&M University)
Flute 1/Piccolo - Allan Theodore; Flute 2 - Thaddeus Chatman; Flute 3 - Raven Blaylock
Flute 4 - Steven King II; Flute 5/Bass & Alto - Dominique Jordan; Alternate – Anastacia Smoot

"Pieces Romantiques Op. 55". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cécile Chaminade

1.   Primavera (Spring)
2.   La Chaise a Porteurs (The Chair with Porters)
3.   Idylle Arabe (Arabian Romance)
4.   Serenade d’ Automne (Autumn Serenade)
5.   Danse Hindoue (Indian Dance)
6.   Rigaudon (Rigaudon)

Julia Mortyakova & Valentin Bogdan, piano duet (Mississippi University for Women)

"Veni Redemptor Gentium". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Donna Wickham (University of Denver)

Chuck Chandler, tenor (Florida State University)
Esther Jane Hardenbergh, soprano (University of Miami)
Hope Thacker, mezzo soprano (Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi)
Matthew Hoch, baritone (Auburn University)

 

"Rain Waves for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joan Tower

Kathryn Nevin, clarinet (University of Redlands)
Jeanne Skrocki, violin
Lara Urrutia, piano

"Through the Ages: Music for Women by Women"

Feminine Musique, Tammy Hensrud (Hofstra University) and Korliss Uecker

"Quintet for Winds". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rebecca Remley (Birmingham-Southern College)

Jessica Banks, flute (Mississippi State University)
Jessica Haislip, oboe (Mississippi State University)
Sheri Falcone, clarinet (Mississippi State University)
Denise Rowan, bassoon (Mississippi State University)
Matthew Haislip, horn (Mississippi State University)


 

 

Saturday, March 4

9:00–10:00 AM

Poindexter 211
Paper: "Mastering Atonal Voice Leading as an Undergraduate: Utilizing Standard Curriculum in Learning Atypical Repertoire"
Elizabeth Bemis (University of South Alabama)

Paper: "Women Composers in Choro"
Pyero Talone

Poindexter 408
Lecture Recital: "Musgrave's Programmatic Contribution to the Solo Oboist: Niobe”
Jessica Robinson (Ball State University)

Lecture Recital: "Duft by Kaija Saariaho: Creating Harmony within a Solo Voice"
Kathryn Vetter (University of Oklahoma)

Kossen Auditorium
Lecture Recital: "The Sonata for Viola & Piano by Marcelle Soulage"
Adam Paul Cordle (Eastman School of Music)


10:00-11:00 AM

Poindexter 211
Paper: “Gisela Hernandez & Olga de Blanck:  Pioneers in Cuban Music Education”
Elizabeth Momand (University of Arkansas - Fort Smith)

Paper: "Singer, Composer, Pedagogue: The Life and Works of Pauline Viardot"
Deborah Popham (Sam Houston State University)

Poindexter 408
Lecture Recital: "Female Poets Featured in Japanese Art Song Anthology Volumes I and II"
Chad Payton (Capital University); Kumiko Shimizu (Delta State University)

Lecture Recital: "Jocelyne Binet’s Cycle de Mélodies: Unearthing a Forgotten Song Cycle"
Matthew Hoch (Auburn University)
Joshua Pifer, piano (Auburn University)

Kossen Auditorium
Lecture Recital: “The Clever Artifice of Harriet and Margaret From the Script to the Score: How to Write a Libretto, Score, and Produce a New Opera"
Emily Martin (Bucknell University); Ann Marie Daehn (Missouri State University)
Leanna Kirchoff (composer); with performers from Missouri State University


11:00-11:30 AM

Poindexter 211
Paper: "'Tentative and Feminine': Viola Sonatas by British Women"
Emma Cifrino

 


12:00 PM (Noon)

Kossen Auditorium

Concert No. 4

"Try Me, Good King: Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Libby Larsen

Heather Hawk, soprano (Tarleton State University)
Leslie Spotz, piano (Tarleton State University)

"Playground Suite". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Annette Kruisbrink

Amy Donaldson, guitar (Mississippi University for Women, Student)
Laura Claire Moore, guitar (Mississippi University for Women, Student)
Michael Patilla, guitar (Mississippi State University)

"No Longer Very Clear for Solo Piano". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Joan Tower

Holly Roadfeldt, piano (Lafayette College)   

"For My People". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Eurydice Osterman

April Golliver-Mohiuddin, mezzo soprano (Oklahoma State University)
Martha Saywell, piano (Texas A&M University - San Antonio)

As Biddeth Thy Tongue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kati Agócs (2006)
Unrememberd Wings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Andrea Clearfield (2001/2008)

Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, saxophone (University of Massachusetts)
Nicholas Shaneyfelt, piano (Luther College)


Break


2:30-4:00 PM

Poindexter 211
Paper: "Amy Beach's Cabildo: An American Opera"
Nicole Powlison (Florida State University)

Paper: "Anne Boleyn in Libby Larsen's Try Me, Good King: Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII”
Emily Milius (Stephen F. Austin State University)

Poindexter 408
Lecture Recital: "Saving Our Own Lives: Art Songs by African-American Women Composers"
Eleanor McClellan (University of North Alabama, Walk With Me Foundation)

Lecture Recital: “The Inspiration of Western Canada on Three Distinctive Women Composers"
Carolyn Hart (Wheaton College)

Kossen Auditorium
Lecture Recital: “The Music Salon of the 19th Century and its Importance in the Lives of Women Composers"
Feminine Musique, Tammy Hensrud and Korliss Uecker (Hofstra University)

Lecture Recital: "Being Part of the Solution: A Guide to Commissioning New Music"
Nicole Riner


4:00-4:30 PM

Poindexter 211
Paper: “Holocaust Representation in Marta Ptaszynska's Holocaust Memorial Cantata”
Ania Stachurska

Poindexter 408
Lecture Recital: "Women's Words: Selected Songs by Josephine Lang, Amy Beach, and Libby Larsen"
Elizabeth Ducey Moss (McMurry University)


5:00 PM

Kossen Auditorium

Concert No. 5

"Love Songs for Soprano and Oboe". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jenni Brandon

Amy Yeung, soprano (University of Tennessee at Martin)
Douglas Owens, oboe (University of Tennessee at Martin)

"Three Invocations". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sun Mi Ro (University of Central Florida)

Olivia Boatman, flute (Florida State University)

"On Wings of Hope". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diane Tuiofu

I.    Bird of Hope
II.   The Darkling Thrush
III.  What Lips My Lips Have Kissed
IV.  Hope Is The Thing With Feathers

Heather Hawk, soprano (Tarleton State University)
Leslie Spotz, piano (Tarleton State University)

"Monterey Letters". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nicole Piunno

I.     Seeking
II.    The Voice of One Crying Out
III.  Grace and Prescott Ave.

James Zingara, trumpet (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

"The Lord's Prayer". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rebecca Remley (Birmingham-Southern College)

Anne-Marie Condacse, soprano (Oklahoma State University)
Valentin M. Bogdan, piano (Mississippi University for Women)

"Han No. 3". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marie Pelletier
"Angst". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Alice Ping Yee Ho

Janice Jackson, soprano

"Two Duets from the opera Wading Home" - Mary Alice Rich (Texas Winds Musical Outreach)

Matthew Hoch, baritone (Auburn University)
Bronwen Forbay, soprano (McLennon Community College)
Joshua Pifer, piano (Auburn University)


Break


8:00 PM

Kossen Auditorium

Concert No. 6

"Transition". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Haley Woodrow (Texas Christian University)

Bonnie Oppenheimer, oboe (Mississippi University for Women)
Martha Saywell, piano (Texas A&M University – San Antonio)

"Sonata for Clarinet and Piano". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olga Harris (Tennessee State University)

Olga Harris, piano (Tennessee State University)
Tim Bonenfant, clarinet (Angelo State University)

Margaret Songs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Libby Larsen  (b. 1950)

Bright Rails
So Little There
Beneath the Hawthorne Tree

Elizabeth Ducey Moss, soprano (McMurry University)


"Representative Woodwind Chamber Works". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Thea Musgrave

Elizabeth Sullivan, oboe (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Rebecca Johnson, flute
Jessica Lindsey, clarinet

"Nostalgia-Variations on a Theme Dark Eyes". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olga Harris (Tennessee State University)

Julia Mortyakova, piano (Mississippi University for Women)
Valentin Bogdan, piano (Mississippi University for Women)

"Alone Together". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Katherine Bergman

Lisa Perry, clarinet
Brian Rodesch, saxophone

"Quartet for Violin, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Piano". . . . . . . Shandy Phillips (Mississippi State University)

Sheri Falcone, clarinet (Mississippi State University)
Shandy Phillips, violin (Mississippi State University)
Rosângela Sebba, piano (Mississippi State University)
Denise Rowan, bassoon (Mississippi State University)