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Texas Society for Music Theory
42nd Annual Conference
February 28 - 29, 2020
University of Houston
Houston, Texas

Conference Program

Jointly with the American Musicological Society Southwest Chapter

February 27

7:30: CONCERT (Dudley Recital Hall, Moores School of Music)

Chamber Music of Beethoven
Moores School of Music Faculty Artists



February 28 - Morning Sessions

All sessions occur at the University of Houston Student Center South. Enter the Theater from the first floor. The Downtown and Midtown rooms are on the second floor.

8:00 - 8:50: REGISTRATION and COFFEE (Student Center South Theater Lobby)

9:00 - 9:10: WELCOME (Student Center South Theater)


9:15 - 10:45: TMST CONCURRENT SESSIONS I, II, & III

TSMT SESSION I (SCS Theater) - Form

Session Chair: Ji Yeon Lee, University of Houston

TSMT SESSION II (Downtown Room) - Pedagogy & Temporality

Session Chair: Katrina Roush, University of Texas Rio Grand Valley

TSMT SESSION III (Midtown Room) - Early Music

Session Chair: John Snyder, University of Houston

10:45 - 10:55: BREAK

11:00 - 12:00: TMST CONCURRENT SESSIONS IV, V, & VI

TSMT SESSION IV (SCS Theater) - Jazz Departures

Session Chair: Colin Davis, Sam Houston State University

TSMT SESSION V (Downtown Room) - Instrumental Techniques

Session Chair: Justin Lavacek, University of North Texas

TSMT SESSION VI (Midtown Room) - Billy & The Beatles

Session Chair: Rebecca Eaton, Texas State University

12:00 - 1:25: LUNCH (open)


February 28 - Afternoon Sessions

1:30 - 2:30: TSMT PEDAGOGY SESSION (SCS Theater)

"AP Music Theory: Adopting and Integrating the New Course Exam Description (CED)"

Session Chair: Blaise Ferrandino, Texas Christian University

Presenters:

Terry Eder, Lovejoy High School and College Board Consultant
Blaise Ferrandino, Texas Christian University and College Board Consultant
Nancy Scoggin, Joshua High School and College Board Consultant

2:30 - 2:40: BREAK

2:45 - 3:45: PLENARY SESSION I (SCS Theater)

Session Chair: Andrew Davis, Univeristy of Houston

"Extreme Beethoven: From the Hammerklavier Sonata to the Grosse Fuge"

Scott Burnham, Princeton University

3:45 - 3:55: BREAK

4:00 - 6:00: PLENARY SESSION II (SCS Theater)

Session Chair: Timothy Koozin, Univeristy of Houston

"Dystopia and Utopia in Beethoven: From the Appassionata to the Final Sonata in C minor, Opus 111"

William Kinderman, University of California Los Angeles

"Interpreting Virtual Subjectivity in Performing Beethoven's Piano Sonatas: External and Internal Motivations for Extreme Shifts"

Robert Hatten, University of Texas at Austin


6:00: Reception (Moores School of Music Opera House Foyer)


7:30: CONCERT (Dudley Recital Hall, Moores School of Music)

Chamber Music of Beethoven
Moores School of Music Faculty Artists



February 29

8:00 - 9:45 REGISTRATION (Student Center South Theater Lobby)

8:30 - 9:45: TSMT & AMS-SW JOINT POSTER SESSION and COFFEE (Theater Lobby)

Session Chair: Barbara Wallace, Dallas Baptist University

9:45 - 9:55: BREAK


10:00 - 11:00: TSMT SESSION VII & AMS-SW CONCURRENT SESSIONS 1 & 2

TSMT SESSION VII (SCS Theater) - Doubles

Session Chair: Robert Hatten, University of Texas at Austin

AMS-SW CONCURRENT SESSION 1 (Downtown Room)

AMS-SW CONCURRENT SESSION 2 (Midtown Room)

11:00 - 11:10: BREAK

11:15 - 12:15: TSMT SESSION VIII & AMS-SW CONCURRENT SESSIONS 3 & 4

TSMT SESSION VIII: (SCS Theater) - Grand Fanfares

Session Chair: Jennifer Beavers, University of Texas at San Antonio

AMS-SW CONCURRENT SESSION 3 (Downtown Room)

AMS-SW CONCURRENT SESSION 4 (Midtown Room)


12:15 - 1:45: TSMT BOX LUNCH & BUSINESS MEETING (SCS Theater)


2:00 - 4:00: PLENARY SESSION III (SCS Theater)

Session Chair: Kevin Salfen, University of the Incarnate Word

"Tonality and Topic in the Adagio sostenuto of Beethoven's Hammerklavier Sonata"

James Hepokoski, Yale University

"Beethoven as Sentimentalist: The Glory of War in the Finale of the Eroica"

Michael Spitzer, University of Liverpool

4:05 - 4:45: AMS-SW LECTURE-DEMONSTRATION (SCS Theater)

"The Effect of Beethoven's Original Broadwood Pedal Registrations on the Formal Envelope of Piano Sonata in C, Opus 111"

Stephen Husarik, University of Arkansas Fort Smith

4:50-5:20: AMS-SW Business Meeting (SCS Theater)


7:30: CONCERT (Moores School of Music Opera House)

Music of Beethoven
Moores School of Music Symphony Orchestra with Kristóf Baráti



TSMT Executive Board

Cynthia Gonzales (Texas State University), President
Peter Martens (Texas Tech University), Immediate Past President
Kevin Clifton (Sam Houston State University), Secretary
Andrew Davis (University of Houston), Treasurer
Ellen Bakulina (University of North Texas)
Jennifer Beavers (University of Texas at San Antonio)
Eric Lai (Baylor University)
Jennifer Weaver (Dallas Baptist University)

TSMT Program Committee

Stefanie N. Bilidas (University of Texas at Austin)
David Forrest (Texas Tech University)
Jose M. Garza (Texas State University)
Samantha Inman (Stephen F. Austin State University)
Stephen Slottow (University of North Texas)

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