Music Theory Midwest

2001 Twelth Annual Conference
College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati
April 20-21, 2001 - Cincinnati, OH

Conference Information

This Twelfth annual conference will be a joint meeting with the Midwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology. A highlight of the conference will be the keynote address by Professor Kofi Agawu of Princeton University titled Analyzing African Music: Ethnomusicological versus Music-Theoretical Imperatives. In addition, there will be two major concert events each evening (most free) as well a joint reception on Friday evening, and a joint banquet on Saturday evening.

Conference registration will begin on Friday, April 20 at 8:00 a.m. in Emery Hall on the West Main Campus (see the enclosed campus map). Conference sessions will be held in Emery Hall and other locations within the CCM village. For further information, please contact Frank Samarotto, the local arrangements coordinator, at (513) 556-9503 or by email at

There are four concerts coinciding with this meeting. Friday evening will include a performance by our Concert Orchestra, Chamber Choir & Chorale featuring Brahms's Schicksalslied, and Mahler's Das Klagende Lied (tickets $8 for conference attendees), as well as a concert by North Indian Sitar virtuoso Ustad Shahid Parvez (free; reservations required). Saturday evening will include our Philharmonia Orchestra in music of Dvorak, Rachmaninoff, Hindemith, and Michael Torke (free; American Classical Music Hall of Fame Induction Concert), as well as Brazilian Jazz Duo Richard Boukas & Jovino Santos Neto (free; reservations required). Please be sure to indicate you desire for reservations on your pre-registration form. For additional information, visit and

Saturday Evening Banquet
A buffet dinner is scheduled for Saturday, April 21, from 5:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Faculty Club. The cost is $25.00. The buffet will include escalopes of chicken marsala, sicilian eggplant parmesan, fresh vegetables with walnut pesto, and radiatore pasta with wild mushrooms in a roasted garlic asiago cream sauce. (For any special dietary needs, please contact Frank Samarotto at and we will make every effort to accommodate.) Please include payment for the dinner along with your pre-registration fee for the conference.

Return to: Music Theory Midwest - Home
Revised: 8.Mar.01