Music forum

On selected Wednesdays during the trimester: 4:15–5:30pm, Room 209, New Zealand School of Music (unless otherwise noted).

Music Forum is a seminar series hosted by the NZSM Music Studies Programme. Staff, graduate students, and distinguished visiting speakers present recently completed research, or discuss work in progress. Topics range across historical musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory and analysis, and jazz studies, among other subdisciplines of music studies.

Music Forum is open to all members of the University community and the public. Admission is free.

Music Forum Trimester 2 2019

10 July
Dr Michael Weiss
Victoria University of Wellington
Phrase Structure and Formal Function in Galant Schemata: The ‘Heartz’ in Nineteenth-Century Themes

24 July
Dr Irene Karongo Hundleby
University of Otago
The Weave Within: North Malaitan arts, music and culture in the twenty-first century

7 August
Dr Kirsten Zemke
University of Auckland
Queerness and hip hop

14 August
Prof Frank Heidlberger
University of North Texas
Hector Berlioz and the Musicological Discourse of his Time

4 September
Dr Nicholas Tochka
University of Melbourne
How Americans Rocked Cairo (and Tehran, and London, and even Moscow)

18 September
Sound Bites: Condensed Research Morsels for the Mind and the Ear
VUW Postgraduates (and Staff) To Be Confirmed

2 October
Dr Kirsty Gillespie
Senior Curator Anthropology, Queensland Museum/ James Cook University, Australia
Stories from the Islands: Documenting sung narratives in Lihir, Papua New Guinea