AmericanaFest and Symposium

us flagLooking for America(n) Within and Beyond Its Borders

The Department of Music at UAH and Emeritus Professor, D. Royce Boyer are pleased to announce the AmericanaFest and Symposium, April 6-10, 2015. AmericanaFest: Looking for America Beyond its Borders, is a week-long celebration of American history and culture. Performances of American music will thread the symposium, along with presentations, posters, and exhibits from across the College of Liberal Arts.

 

 

AmericanaFest

 

Monday, April 6

 

7:30 p.m.
Beyond 12: Reimagining the Piano
Guest pianist Dr. Aron Kallay
Roberts Recital Hall

 

Wednesday, April 8

 

7:30 p.m.
The More Things Change…
UAH Jazz Ensembles and Faculty Jazz Combo
Roberts Recital Hall

 

Thursday, April 9

 

7:30 p.m.
Exploring Borders in American Music
UAH Music Students
Roberts Recital Hall

 

Friday, April 10

 

7:30 p.m.
The Black Diaspora
Guest artist and baritone James Martin
Guest faculty/pianist Lynn Raley
Roberts Recital Hall

 

Saturday, April 11

 

9 - 11 a.m.
Vocal Master Class
Guest artist and baritone James Martin
Roberts Recital Hall

 

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Musical Borders in an Age of Globalization: Reflections on a Year in Taiwan
Guest faculty/pianist Lynn Raley
Roberts Recital Hall

 

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Faculty Presentations
Dr. Rolf Goebel: “Crossing Borders: Music and Sound Studies”
Dr. Melody Ng: “Works for Piano Pedagogy by American Composers”
Dr. D. Royce Boyer and Dr. Carolyn Sanders: “American Military Music”

 

7:30 p.m.
American Piano
Guest faculty/pianist Lynn Raley
Roberts Recital Hall

 

Sunday April 12

 

3:00 p.m.
Reflecting Borders in American Music
UAH Music Faculty Roberts Recital Hall

 

FinaleFest celebration party on stage immediately following.

 

More information:

Event Manager Asst. Prof. Aaron Cain, 256/8242534, aaron.cain@uah.edu
Event Facilitator Prof. Emeritus D. Royce Boyer, 601/594
2902, royce@castlemedia.net