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Join us on Zoom on Saturday, April 10.


8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Welcome – Kevin Salfen (University of the Incarnate Word)

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Identity and Cultural Encounter
Jon Churchill (Duke), “‘The Symphony of the Front’: Cross-Cultural Rupture in Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Pastoral Symphony”
Kimberly Beck Hieb (West Texas A & M), “The Church Militant in Sacred Music from Late Seventeenth-Century Salzburg”
Carl Leafstedt (Trinity) and Elisa Barrera (Trinity), “Beyond ‘La Bamba’: Mexicanidad and Border Identity in San Antonio’s WPA Orquesta Típica, 1936-43”

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Poster Session
Alexa Frederick (Texas Tech), “The Haitian Revolution’s effect on the Music of Vodoun”
Flannery Jamison (University of Texas—Austin), “‘We Like to be Conservative Together’: Justin Peck, Sufjan Stevens, and Innovation in a Nostalgic Art Form”
James MacKay (Loyola University New Orleans), “Haydn’s Compositional Gradus ad Parnassum: Fuxian Counterpoint in his Symphonic Finales”

11:00 a.m.– 12:30 p.m. Society and Labor
Anna Wodny (University of North Texas), “‘Let the Spectacle Astound You’: Experiencing Bals Publics in Eighteenth-Century Paris”
Brian Anderson (University of North Texas), “Examining Music Binder’s Volumes in Nineteenth-Century America: A Quantitative Approach”
Michael Dekovich (University of Oregon), “Stratifying Stratocasters: Electric Guitar Production and the Global Division of Labor”

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Business meeting

1:45 p.m – 3:15 p.m. – Style and Experiment
Stacey Jocoy (Texas Tech), “‘News out of East India’ (1624) to The Island Princess (1699): Musicality of the Other”
Sa Ra Park (Texas State), “Domenico Scarlatti’s Musical Style: His Keyboard Sonata, K. 288”
Rachel Gain (University of North Texas), “An Eighteenth-Century Microtonal ‘Experiment’: Issues of Theory and Temperament in Air à la Grecque”

3:30 p.m –5:00 p.m. – Character and Characterization
Eduardo Garcia (University of New Mexico), “‘Ahora estamos más unidos’: Claiming Resilience in the El Paso Mass Shooting Corrido”
Jacques Dupuis (Framingham State), “‘Germany’s Greatest Actress’ in Concert: Sophie Schröder’s Unsung Music”
Megan Sarno (University of Texas—Arlington), “‘But Maybe I am Wrong’: Ambivalence in Mademoiselle, A Portrait of Nadia Boulanger"

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