Advancing music research.
The School of Music is a leader in music scholarship, from music theory to ethnomusicology. Faculty contribute actively to all aspects of music research, and support students develop their research interests.
Research and Publication: Sound and the Conversion of Space in Early Modern Germany
One of eleven essays, all centrally concerned with the intimate relationship between sound, religion, and society in the early modern world, present a sequence of test cases located in a wide variety of urban environments in Europe and the Americas.
Elektra sings Snewíyalh tl’a Staḵw (Teachings of the Water), an act of reconciliation through the arts
Teachings of the Water was conceived by ethnomusicologist Jeanette Gallant, the five-piece a cappella work is based on Squamish text gifted by Tsitsáyxemaat (Rebecca Duncan) and scored by Métis composer T. Patrick Carrabré
Research and Publications: Music, Pantomime, and Freedom in Enlightenment France, Queer Identity and Visibility in the Wind Band, and more
Associate Professor of Musicology Dr. Hedy Law published Music, Pantomime, and Freedom in Enlightenment France (Boydell & Brewer), a new book that explores how “composers and performers use[d] the lost art of pantomime to explore and promote
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