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The AMS-SW Chapter is pleased to announce its Fall 2021 Virtual Meeting to be held Saturday, October 2, 2021, on Zoom.

The meeting is free and open to all members and friends of the chapter. Registration link:


8:50 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Panel 1: Ethics and Worldview

Andrew J. Chung (University of North Texas), “Songs of the New World and the Breath of the Planet at the Orbis Spike, 1610: Towards a Decolonial Musicology of the Anthropocene”

Jonathan Guez (The University of Wooster), “The Third Dimension of Adorno’s Landscape Metaphor”

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Poster Session

Hannah Neuhauser (University of Texas at Austin), “Three Men and a Little Painting: Music, Masculinity and Obsession in ‘Laura’”

Courtney Nichols (Texas Tech University), “How the Womyn’s Music Movement Shaped Rock n’ Roll”

Sa Ra Park (Texas State University), “German Contemporary Composer Jürgen Blume and His Psalm 30: An Analytical Approach”

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. Panel 2: Style and Aesthetics in the Later 20th Century

Alexander Sanchez-Behar (Texas A & M University—Kingsville), “Jazz Influence and Synthesis in the Music of John Adams”

Mylène Gioffredo (Université de Lorraine, CRULH—France), “Stockhausen’s Weltmusik at the Crossroads of Serialism and Postwar Utopianism”

12:00 p.m. –1:00 p.m Business meeting / Lunch

1:00 p.m.– 1:30 p.m. Break

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m Breakout Discussions: Resources Created and (Re)discovered during the Pandemic

2:15 p.m.– 2:30 p.m. Break

2:30 p.m – 3:30 p.m. Panel 3: Found in the United States

Kathleen Sewright (Independent Scholar), “A Little Piece of Spain in the American Midwest: An Introduction to a Spanish Mass Ordinary Manuscript in Missouri”

Micah Mooney (Pennsylvania State University), “From a Cowboy’s Song to a Community’s Hymn: The Role of the Pastoral in Oklahoma!”

3:30 p.m AMS-SW Colloquia Interest Group

Zoom Host: Kevin Salfen (University of the Incarnate Word), AMS-Southwest Chapter President

Meeting Contact: Virginia E. Whealton, AMS-Southwest Chapter Secretary-Treasurer (virginia.e.whealton -at-

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