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Recent Presentations

2004 “Frames for Freedom: The Disappearing Score of the American Avant-Garde,” at New Directions in the Study of Improvisation, University of Illinois

2004 “Free Music and Freeing Music: Changes in West German Festival Culture After 1968,” AMS Northern California Chapter Meeting

2003 “Core Repertories” at Symposium “Criss-Cross: Conversations About America’s Music,” University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2002 “A Place to Ply Their Wares With Dignity: American Composer-Performers in West Germany, 1972,” Colloquium Series in Musicology, University of California, Berkeley

2001 “Ambassador of the American Avant-Garde: David Tudor in West Germany, 1954-1972,” Symposium: “The Art of David Tudor: Indeterminacy and Performance in Postwar Culture,” Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

200 “John Cage In West Germany, 1952-1954: A Contextual Reevaluation” American Musicological Society National Meeting, Atlanta

2000 “1972, A Case Study:  German Support of American Experimental Music,” Society for American Music (formerly Sonneck) Annual Meeting, Charleston

1998 “Negotiating Cultural Allies: American Music in Darmstadt, 1946-1956,” American Musicological Society National Meeting, Boston

1997 “Experimental Music in the United States” (presented in German) Presentation for Tagung: “Amerikanische Musik im 20. Jahrhundert” Universität Halle/Wittenberg, Germany

1997 “Morton Feldman’s Beckett Trilogy” Michigan Music Theory Society Meeting, Ann Arbor

1997 “Words and Music in the Shadows of Non-Understanding:  Morton Feldman and Samuel Beckett;” Sonneck Society for American Music Annual Meeting, Seattle

1995 “And In the Beginning There Were Words: Harry Partch’s Genesis” Midwest Popular Culture/Midwest American Culture Associations Meeting, Indianapolis, Indian