Public Lectures

Current Season Lectures

Faculty Talk with Kris Allen
Oct 7|Bernhard Music Center Room 30|12:15 PM
Faculty Talk with Corinna Campbell
Oct 27|Bernhard Music Center Room 30|4:15 PM
Faculty Talk with Prof. Jennifer Bloxam
Nov 6|Bernhard Music Center Room 30|4:15 PM
Prof. Ingrid Monson
Nov 12|Bernhard Music Center Room 30|4:15 PM
Faculty Talk with Ed Gollin
Jan 8|Bernhard Music Center Room 30|3:15 PM
Faculty Talk with Zachary Wadsworth
Feb 17|Bernhard Music Center Room 30|4:15 PM
Faculty Talk with Andy Jaffe
Feb 24|Bernhard Music Center Room 30|12:15 PM
Prof. David Metzer
Mar 1|Bernhard Music Center Room 30|4:15 PM
Faculty Talk with Tendai Muparutsa
Mar 2|Bernhard Music Center Room 30|12:15 PM
Alex Ross
Mar 11|Presser Choral Hall|4:15 PM
Prof. Shulamit Ran
Apr 19|Bernhard Music Center Room 30|4:15 PM
Paul Chihara
Apr 22|Bernhard Music Center Room 30|4:15 PM

Past Lecturers

2015 / 2016

  • Prof. Ingird Monson, Harvard University
  • Prof. David Metzer,University of British Columbia
  • Alex Ross, music critic, The New Yorker
  • Prof. Shulamit Ran, University of Chicago
  • Prof. Paul Chihara, New York University

2014 / 2015

  • Prof. Wayne Marshall, Harvard University
  • Prof. Mary Hunter, Bowdoin College
  • Prof. David Lang, Yale University
  • Prof. Joseph Auner, Tufts University

2013 / 2014

  • Prof. Patricia Tang, M.I.T.
  • Prof. John Harbison, M.I.T.
  • Prof. James Parakilas, Bates College
  • Prof. William Benjamin, University of British Columbia

2012 / 2013

  • Prof. Stephen Walsh, Cardiff University
  • Prof. Robert Kyr, University of Oregon
  • Prof. Neal Lerner, Davidson College
  • Prof. Klara Moricz, Amherst College

2011 / 2012

  • Prof. Louise Meintjes, Duke University
  • Prof. Claude Baker, Indiana University
  • Prof. Walter Frisch, Columbia University
  • Prof. Jon Wild, McGill University

2010 / 2011

  • Prof. Gary Tomlinson, University of Pennsylvania
  • Prof. Douglas Boyce ’92, George Washington University
  • Prof. Jeffrey Kallberg, University of Pennsylvania
  • Prof. Jennifer Bloxam, Williams College
  • Prof. Marjorie Hirsch, Williams College
  • Prof. W. Anthony Sheppard, Williams College

2009 / 2010

  • Prof. Markus Rathey, Yale University
  • Prof. Steve Waksman, Smith College
  • Prof. Richard Wolf, Harvard University
  • Prof. Elaine Sisman, Columbia University
  • Prof. David Demsey, William Paterson University

2008 / 2009

  • Prof. Lydia Goehr, Columbia University

2007 / 2008

  • Prof. Jeremy Yudkin, Boston University
  • Prof. Jann Pasler, UC San Diego
  • Prof. Daniel R. Melamed, Indiana University
  • Prof. Carl Leafstedt ’86, Trinity University
  • Prof. Kyle Gann, Bard College
  • Prof. Christian Wolff, Dartmouth College

2006 / 2007

  • Prof. Ralph Locke, Eastman Conservatory
  • Prof. Jessie Ann Owens, UC Davis
  • Prof. Marilyn Schrude, Bowling Green State University, (composer)
  • Prof. Ellen Harris, MIT
  • Prof. Daniel Beller-McKenna, University of New Hampshire
  • Prof. Kathryn Alexander, Yale University

2005 / 2006

  • Prof. Philip Bohlman, University of Chicago
  • Prof. Kazadi wa Mukuna, Kent State University
  • Prof. Joel Lester, Dean, Mannes Conservatory
  • Prof. Joseph N. Straus, City University of New York

2004 / 2005

  • Prof. Daniel Harrison, Yale University
  • Prof. Gerhard Kubik, University of Vienna
  • Prof. Wendy Allenbrook, UC Berkeley
  • Prof. Marta Ptaszynska, University of Chicago, (composer)

2003 / 2004

  • Prof. John Edward Hasse, Smithsonian Institution
  • Prof. Michael Marissen, Swarthmore College
  • Prof. Susan Youens, University of Notre Dame
  • John Luther Adams (composer)

2002 / 2003

  • Prof. Robert Walser, UCLA
  • Prof. Christopher Waterman, UCLA
  • Prof. Scott Burnham, Princeton University
  • Prof. Margot Fassler, Yale Institute of Sacred Music
  • Prof. Joan Tower, Bard College (composer)

2001 / 2002

  • Prof. Carolyn Abbate, Princeton University
  • Prof. Reinhold Brinkmann, Harvard University
  • Melinda Wagner, (composer)
  • Prof. Michael Beckerman, UC Santa Barbara

2000 / 2001

  • Prof. Ellen Rosand, Yale University
  • Prof. Susan Asai, Northeastern University
  • Prof. Steven Stucky, Cornell University (composer)
  • Prof. H. Wiley Hitchcock, City University of New York
  • Prof. Michael Beckerman, UC Santa Barbara
  • Prof. Susan McClary, UCLA

1999 / 2000

  • Prof. William Kinderman, Victoria College, British Columbia
  • Prof. Lewis Porter, Rutgers University
  • Prof. J. Peter Burkholder, Indiana University

1998 / 1999

  • Prof. Theodore Levin, Dartmouth College
  • Prof. Susan C. Cook, University of Wisconson–Madison
  • Prof. Donald Erb, Cleveland Institute of Music, (composer)
  • Prof. Craig Wright, Yale University

1997 / 1998

  • Prof. Richard Taruskin, UC Berkeley
  • Prof. Kofi Agawu, Yale University
  • Gunther Schuller, (composer)
  • Prof. Lewis Lockwood, Harvard University
  • Prof. Paul Berliner, Northwestern University

1996 / 1997

  • Prof. Philip Brett, UC Riverside
  • Prof. Judith Tick, Northeastern University
  • George Walker, (composer)
  • Prof. Christopher Gibbs, New York Schubertiade
  • Prof. Kay Shelemay, Harvard University