Saturday, 16 September

8:30 AM: PAPER SESSION 4, “AMERICAN WOMEN PIANISTS”

  • The Lady of the Euphonius Name: Josefina Filomeno, or the Failed Career of an American Woman
    José Manuel Izquierdo, Cambridge University
  • Helen Hopekirk, the Second New England School, and American Music Historiography
    Jule Streety, University of Arizona
  • Victorian Pianists and Transnational Connections: The American Tours of Arabella Goddard
    Therese Ellsworth, Washington, D.C.
10 am: Break

10:30 AM: PAPER SESSION 5, “EXPLORING BEACH’S MUSIC ON THE PAGE AND IN PERFORMANCE”

  • “And the World Has Changed”: The Creative Mrs. Beach
    Susan Borwick, Wake Forest University
  • Rewriting Dvořák: A New Interpretation of the Beach Piano Concerto
    E. Douglas Bomberger, Elizabethtown College
  • Amy Beach at the White House: Phyllis Fergus and the National League of American Pen Women’s Promotion of Women Composers
    Marian Wilson Kimber, University of Iowa
12 pm: Break

1:30 PM: LECTURE RECITAL 2

  • “From Mamma’s Waltz to Grande Valse: The Musical Odyssey of Amy Beach”
    Virginia Eskin, piano
2:30 pm: Break

3 PM: PAPER SESSION 6, “RECEPTION, NOW AND THEN”

  • “Not a Bit Like the Regulation Genius”: Amy Beach at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition
    Kara Gardner, Minerva Schools at KGI
  • “A Brilliant WOMAN COMPOSER!” Beach the Genius
    Sarah Gerk, Binghamton University
  • “Teresa Carreño: Issues of Access, Memory, and {Digital} Scholarship”
    Anna Kijas, Boston College
4:30 pm: Break
5 PM: LECTURE RECITAL 3
  • “Teresa Carreño and the Bel Canto Tradition”
    Anna Tonna, mezzo-soprano
    Robert Osborne, bass-baritone, Vassar College and Columbia University/Barnard College
    Babette Hierholzer, piano, Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society and German Forum
7 pm: Conference Dinner