Schedule

All symposium and Livewire events will be in the Performing Arts and Humanities Building (PAHB)

 

Thursday, Oct. 20

6:30-7pm

Conference check in (Lower lobby)

 

7:00pm

Livewire concert prelude: Dream Prayer Observatory (Dance Technology Studio)

 

7:30pm

Livewire concert: Ruckus (Linehan Concert Hall)

 

Friday, Oct. 21: Conference begins

8-8:30am

Check in and coffee (Lower lobby)

 

8:30-10:00am

Compositional Identity and Response (PAHB151 – The Music Box)

Maria Kaoutzani: Musical identities and the international classroom

Ian Power: Teaching Composition for Confidence, Equity, and Community

David MacDonald: Better Feedback on Compositions Using Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process

 

10:15-11:45am

Teaching Compositional Process (PAHB151 – The Music Box)

Mara Gibson: Teaching to Creativity: My Approach to Teaching Composition (remote)

Joseph Sowa: The Power of a Composer’s Artistic Voice: Toward a Holistic Composition Pedagogy

Aaron Helgeson: Creative Methods, Process, and Wellness

 

12:00pm

Livewire Student Concert (Linehan Concert Hall)

 

7:30pm

Livewire Concert: counter)induction (Linehan Concert Hall)

 

Saturday, Oct. 22

8-8:30am

Check in and coffee (Lower Lobby)

 

8:30-10:15am

Composition in the Community (PAHB151 – The Music Box)

Lynnsey Lambrecht: Compose the Year: Inspiring Creativity and Building Techniques in Composers through Daily Activities

Ralph Lewis, Mike McAndrew, ShayLyssa Alexander, Peter Tijerina, Tamra Gingold, Alyssa Tong, Molly O’Roark: All Score Urbana: Reflecting on Six Years of Community Engagement Composition Workshop Practices (remote)

Alissa Voth: LUDENS: educational music composition games

 

10:30-12:30pm Composition and Music Education (PAHB151 – The Music Box)

Phil Salathé: Silent Film Scoring as the Basis for a Pre-College Composition Curriculum (remote)

Lindsay Bass WORKSHOP: From Discovery to Structure: Exploring Compositions with Students Ages 10-15

Walter Lindberg WORKSHOP: Collaborate, Create, Orchestrate: Group Composition with Elementary Strings

 

2:00-4:00pm (PAHB151 – The Music Box)

Teaching compositional technique

Bradley Green and Andrew Hannon: Pedagogical Trends in the Undergraduate Composition Curriculum

Frank Nawrot: The Necessary Skills for Undergraduate Composition Students and How Form Can Unlock a Composer’s Creativity

Mathieu Lacroix: Mixed Music Pedagogy From the Composer’s Perspective (remote)

Sky Macklay and Katherine Balch WORKSHOP: No Music? No problem!

 

4:15pm

James Mobberley, keynote speaker (PAHB151 – The Music Box)

 

7:30pm

Livewire Concert Patrick Crossland/Alexander Frangenheim (Linehan Concert Hall)