Friday, 15 September

8:30 am: Paper Session 1, “Beach and Nature”

  • Exploring the Garden: Beach’s “Morning Glories”
    Jennifer C.H.J. Wilson, Westminster Choir College
  • Synesthetic Associations and Gendered Nature Imagery: Female Agency in the Piano Music of Amy Beach
    Sabrina Clarke, University of Delaware
  • Birdsong and Structure in Amy Beach’s “Hermit Thrush” Pieces
    William O’Hara, Gettysburg College
10 am: Break

10:30 am: Paper Session 2, “Women Composer-Pianists and the Nation”

  • Constructions of Patriotism, Virtuosity, and Gender in the Reception of Teresa Carreño’s Concerts of 1862 in Caracas
    Laura Pita
  • Delfina Pérez, Authorship and Dualities of an Elite Woman in Mid-Nineteenth Century Chile
    Fernanda Vera Malhue
  • Composing Amy Beach’s Cabildo, op. 149
    Nicole Powlison, Florida State University
Noon: Break

1:30 pm: Lecture Recital 1

  • “Selection of Works for Piano by the Mexican Composer Guadalupe Olmedo (1856-1889)”
    Alejandro Barrañón, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, México, piano
2:30 pm: Break

3 pm: Paper Session 3, “Gender and Femininity”

  • Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944) and “The New Woman” in the United States
    Michele Aichele, University of Iowa
  • Beach and Carreño: New Intersections, Redefined Parameters
    Karrin Ford, Sul Ross State University
  • Performing Gilded Age Pianistic American Musical Femininity, as seen in The Etude Magazine
    Elissa Stroman, Texas Tech University
4:30 pm: Break
6:30 pm: Reception
7:30 pm: Recital

View Program 2 (Saturday, 16 September)