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.”