PROGRAM
NIAGARA CHAPTER
SOCIETY FOR ETHNOMUSICOLOGY
State University College of New York at Fredonia, April 21, 2001


8:30 AM Coffee and reception

8:55 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks   Kay Stonefelt and Carl Rahkonen
 

SESSION I Chair:  Kay Stonefelt (SUCNY Fredonia)

9:00 AM This Building is Going to Fly: Halim El-Dabh and the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center
Denise Seachrist (Kent State University, Trumbull Campus)

9:30 AM Simplicity and Amish School Singing: Resisting Assimilation
D. Elder Stewart (The Ohio State University-ATI (Wooster))

10:00 AM The Bauls of Bengal: Cultural Resilience in Globalization
Eric Murray (Kent State University)
 

10:30  BREAK
 

SESSION II GENDER AND PERFORMANCE
Chair:  Beverly Diamond (York University)

10:45 AM Classically-Trained Gender-Benders?  The Construction and the Rise of theCastrati
Eric Wood (York University)

11:15 AM Women Bass Players: Who's on the Bottom?
Tammy Gutnik (York University)

11:45 AM Women and Guitars (Part III): Playing the Field
Simon Wood (York University)
 

12:15-1:45 PM LUNCH AND BUSINESS MEETING (location to be announced)
 

SESSION III Chair: Ellen Koskoff (Eastman School of Music)

2:00 PM The Nettl Connection:  Detroit’s Folk Music Archive
Terese M. Volk (Wayne State University)

2:30 PM From Country Hick to Rural Hip: Reconstructing Identity Through Music in Northeast Thailand
Terry E. Miller (Kent State University)

3:00 PM On the Origin of Chinese Guchuiyue
Min Wang (Kent State University)
 

3:30 PM BREAK
 

SESSION IV Chair: Carl Rahkonen (Indiana University of PA)

3:45 PM “A Love Supreme”: John Coltrane’s Journey From Jazz Legend to Religious Icon in San Francisco
Neil R. Coulter  (Kent State University)

4:15 PM Extreme Aesthetic Trends in Japanese Rock Music
Tim Ellison (Kent State University)

4:45 PM From Resistance to Renaissance -- South African Women Musicians’ Voices in a New Millennium
Carol Ann Weaver (Conrad Grebel College, University of Waterloo, Ontario)
 

DINNER (on your own)
 

8:00 PM  CONCERT
 
Kent State University Thai Ensemble

The University of Rochester's
Eastman School of Music gamelan angklung

SUCNY Fredonia African Drum Ensemble
 

The Members of the Niagara Chapter wish to express their sincere thanks to Dr. Kay Stonefelt and to the State University College of New York at Fredonia for making this meeting possible.


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