2015 SPI Activities
Masterclasses – UW-School of Music, Brechemin Auditorium
July 6 —5:30–7:10pm, with Professor Craig Sheppard
July 7 — 5:30–7:30pm, with Professor Robin McCabe
July 9 — 5:30–7:30pm, with Professor Craig Sheppard
July 10 —11:00am-1:30pm and 3:00–5:30pm with Professor Nelita True
July 11 — 11:00am–1:30pm and 3:00–5:30pm with Professor Nelita True
July 12 — 12:00–2:00pm with Professors Robin McCabe & Craig Sheppard
July 14 — 5:30–7:10pm, with Professor Robin McCabe
July 16 — 4:15–6:00pm with Professor Craig Sheppard (**Session 2 students)
July 17 — 4:15–6:00pm with Professor Robin McCabe (**Session 2 students)
July 15 — 12:30–3:30, Meany Hall (Session 1)
July 18 — 2:00–3:30, Brechemin Auditorium (Session 2)
**July 7 — 2:15–3:30pm, Brechemin Auditorium, with Dr. Shannon Dudley – “From violincello to triple cellos: How the steel pan changed my life.”
UW Ethnomusicology professor Shannon Dudley will talk about his own experience with the steel pan (also called steel drum), and about Caribbean music generally. The presentation will include live performance and recordings, as well as some participatory music-making.
**July 9 — 2:15–3:30pm, Hutchinson 303, with Amanda Hilson and Yesenia Iglesias
“Variations in Drama”
Students will be instructed on how to utilize their physical instrument; consisting of the body, and voice, to clearly and creatively communicate relationships with their scene partners, and explore circumstances in time, and space.
2014 SPI Activities
- Meaning and Expression in Mozart and Beethoven Professor Stephen Rumph will draw upon his own research on Beethoven and Mozart to explore the way their music creates meaning and expression. His seminar will move between operatic and piano literature, showing how Beethoven and Mozart drew upon the same expressive means in their vocal and instrumental music.
- Ricardo Viñes: Pianist, Cultural Emissary, Gambler Dr. Matthew Goodrich will present an introduction to possibly the most influential pianist you may never have heard of, and an account of his artistic adventures in turn-of-the-twentieth-century Paris.
- July 8 — 6:00–8:00pm, with Professor Craig Shepard
- July 9 — 5:00–7:20pm, with Professor Robin McCabe
- July 10 — 6:00–8:00pm, with Professors Robin McCabe & Craig Sheppard
- July 11 — 2:00–4:20pm, with Professor Craig Sheppard
- July 12 —11:00am-1:30pm and 3:00–5:30pm with Professor Jon Kimura Parker
- July 13 — 12:00–2:30pm and 4:00–6:30pm with Professor Jon Kimura Parker
- July 15 — 6:00–8:00pm with Professor Robin McCabe
- July 17 — 4:00–6:00pm with Professor Craig Sheppard (**Session 2 students)
- July 18 — 4:00–6:00pm with Professor Robin McCabe (**Session 2 students)
- July 16 — 12:30–3:30 (Session 1 students)
- July 19 — 2:00–3:30 (Session 2 students)