The 2018 Southern Graduate Music Research Symposium – Program

Schedule of Events


Friday, September 14, 2018

4:00 P.M. – Registration, Coffee

4:25 – Opening Remarks:

Dr. Patricia Flowers – Dean of the College of Music Florida State University

4:30 – 6:00 – Session I: Immortalized Figures

Chair: Dr. Michael Bakan, Florida State University

“‘Ich habe übel getan’: J. S. Bach’s Musical Characterizations of Judas and Peter in the Passions”

Alannah Rebekah Franklin, Florida State University

“Hidden Affectation in Liszt’s Prometheus”
Neal Warner, University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music

“The Remarkable Jenny Cameron in Jacobite Song”
Rachel Bani, Florida State University

6:00 – 6:15 – Break

6:15 – 7:15 – Session II: Insights into Intimate Spaces

Chair: Dr. Douglass Seaton, Florida State University

“Pauline Viardot at the Villa Medici: Cultural Exchanges in the Salon”
Emily Eubanks, Florida State University

“The Sacred, Secular, and Sultry in the Parlor Songs of Carrie Jacobs-Bond (1862–1946)”
Hannah Porter Denecke, University of Florida

7:15 – Dinner



Saturday, September 15, 2018

8:30 A.M. – Registration, Coffee

9:00 – 10:30 – Session III: Musical Migrations and Intercultural Influences

Chair: Dr. Michael Broyles, Florida State University

“A Continuum of Steel: High School and Community Steel Bands in Florida”

Stephanie Espie, University of Florida

“El Sistema’s Function in Community Building and Intercultural Understanding in Urban North Carolina: A Study on Kidznotes’ Afterschool Program”
Elisa Alfonso, Florida State University

“Multidirectional Migration: The Piano Music of Joshua Uzoigwe”
Jenn LaRue, University of Georgia

10:30 – 10:45 – Break

10:45 – 12:15 – Session IV: Modes of Analysis in Contemporary Music and Sound

Chair: Dr. Denise Von Glahn, Florida State University

“Systematic Chaos: Parametric Alterations in the Four-Bar Hypermeasure in Progressive Rock and Metal”
Alan Elkins, Florida State University

“808’s & Heartbreak: An Exhibition of Wagnerian Aesthetics in Hip- Hop Performance”
Grant Knox, University of Arizona

“The Art of Turning Science into Music: Data Sonification as a Response to the Environmental Crisis”
Bailey Hilgren, Florida State University

12:15 – 1:00 P.M. – Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 – Keynote Address: “Collaborative Musicology”

Dr. Sarah Eyerly, Florida State University

2:00 – 2:15 – Break

2:15 – 3:45 – Session V: Psychic Interiors and Identity Construction

Chair: Dr. Charles E. Brewer, Florida State University

“Reparations of a Cartesian Legacy: Structures of Gender in Verbal Notation”

Laura Schwartz, University of Pittsburgh

“Examining Schumann’s Literary Influence in the Process of Revision”
Alison Gilbert, University of Georgia

“Operatic Surrealism in Hannah Kulenty’s The Mother of Black- Winged Dreams (1995)”
Emily Theobald, University of Florida



Program Committee: McKenna Milici, Melissa Quarles, Nicole Schommer, Mark Sciuchetti, Ryan Whittington

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