Friday, 15 September

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

Dimond Library, Room 101 (Special Collections Reading Room)

  • 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”

Dimond Library, Room 101 (Special Collections Reading Room)

  • 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

Paul Creative Arts Center, Bratton Recital Hall

  • “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

3:00 pm, Paper Session 3, “Gender and Femininity”

Dimond Library, Room 101 (Special Collections Reading Room)

  • 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
4:30-6:30 pm, Reception

Dimond Library, Room 101 (Special Collections Reading Room)

8 pm, Recital

Paul Creative Arts Center, Bratton Recital Hall

View Program 2 (Saturday, 16 September)