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Un-Conference on Stefania Turkewich, Music as Politics and Global/Cultural Exchange


About This Event

This event focuses on the study of life and works of the first Ukrainian woman composer, Stefania Turkewich. Our event will begin with a formal presentation by Leah Batstone (University of Vienna). We will hear live performance of select works by Turkewich, followed by guided score study (workshop/seminar format) with Loretta Terrigno. The event will close with a broader interdisciplinary discussion, focusing on issues and best practices related to researching and teaching about underrepresented writers/composers.

  • 1:30pm: Leah Batstone (University of Vienna), “Composer as Archetype: Stefania Turkevych and contemporary Ukrainian music” (on zoom)
  • 2:45pm: Performance and Guided Score Study Andrea McGaugh (voice) and Alison d’Amato (piano), Eastman School of Music Loretta Terrigno, Eastman School of Music
  • 4:30pm: Roundtable Discussion Charity Lofthouse and Kristen Welsch (Hobart and William Smith Colleges), “Listening in the Dark: A Roundtable on Representation, Scholarship, and Pedagogy Through the Lens of Russian and Ukrainian Women Writers and Composers.”

March 17, 2023, 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Eastman School of Music (ESM 305)

MP3: Music Theory Examples by Women


Category: Lecture Workshop or Mini-Seminar

Audience: Open to all Corridor Institutions

Host: University of Rochester