Through a generous grant from the Benton County Cultural Trust, through the Benton County Cultural Coalition, we are able to offer the following sessions free to all residents of Benton County:

Thursday, June 2
  7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
  What's the State of Play for Women in Music Today? 
Moderated by Monica Buckland (UNSW Sydney)
  Concert & Panel Discussion (Australia): 
Monica Buckland, conductor; Claire Edwardes, Emily Granger, Elizabeth Younan and Catherine Haridy, panelists
    Nicole Murphy: Exchange (2019) for clarinet and piano, Australia Ensemble UNSW
    Alice Chance: Aurora Eora (2016), Burgundian Consort, Sonia Maddock, choral director
                               Precious Colours (Pallah-Pahhal) (2014, arr. 2018), Burgundian Consort, Sonia Maddock, choral director
    Katy Abbott: Still (2020) for clarinet and Piano, Australia Ensemble UNSW
    Elizabeth Younan: Concord Concertino (2022) for clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano - First Performance - Australia Ensemble UNSW
  Community Hall Room 303

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
  Music à la Carte (Bring your lunch!): Live Concert Featuring: Oregon State University Bella Voce, Dr. Sandra Babba, conductor with Jackie Marchioro, soloist; Dr. Julia Mortyakova, piano ; Dr. Jacqueline Wilson, Bassoon; Oregon State University Jazz Ensemble, Ryan Biesack, conductor with Migiwa Miyajima, special guest and piano; Dr. Gabriela Alvarado, baroque flute; Dr. Deborah Saidel, flute; Teil Buck, oboe; Dr. Catherine Lee, English horn; Victoria Calderone Moreira, flute ; Florian Conzetti, percussion & Dr. Deborah Nemko, piano and Dr. Andrea Reinkemeyer.
Memorial Union Family Lounge

Friday, June 3
  2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
  Keynote Speaker Nina Eidsheim (UCLA): The Body as Music's Terrior

Renowned Musicologist and Researcher Nina Eidsheim from UCLA, will be our featured keynote speaker. Eidsheim’s research interests include multi-sensoriality, production and perception of vocal timbre, twentieth and twenty-first century music vocal music and opera, critical studies in race and gender, performance studies, sound studies, and voice studies. She will discuss the power of the panaudicon listening technology, the ways in which it is wielded, and the ramifications of its use. Her research has been published in journals including American QuarterlyOpera Quarterly, Current Musicology, The Senses & SocietyPostmodern Culture, and TRANS-Transcultural Music Review
 The LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall

Saturday, June 4
  9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
  1000 Ways Home - A Writing Workshop by Nena Eidsheim (UCLA, Conference Keynote Speaker)
Memorial Union Horizon Room

  10:15 - 11:45 a.m.
  Virago Symphonic Orchestra (Antwerp): Eline Code, founder, with Pascale Van Os, conductor
Performance and panel discussion.
    Lara Denies: Beside the Frozen Lake I Stand (premier), for ten musicians
    Augusta Holmés: La Nuit et L'amour, for Symphonic Orchestra
    Fanny Mendelssohn: Overture in C-Dür, for Symphonic Orchestra
    Joaquin Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjues (Adagio), with soloist Emma Willis, for Symphonic Orchestra
    Caroline Shaw: Entr'acte, for String Orchestra
   Memorial Union Horizon Room