“It’s Just Too Much”: Hypervirtuosity and Genre in the Music of Conlon Nancarrow, Art Tatum, and Black MIDI
Paper presented In June 2019 at Genre Lines, a new music weekend summit within the 2019 Nief-Norf Summer Festival at the University of Tennessee.
“Quite Vaudeville in a Way”: The Rolling Stones’ Selective Appropriation of a Declining Form
Paper presented at the February 2017 conference of the U.S. branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM-US) in Cleveland, Ohio, at the April 2017 Pacific Northwest Regional Conference of The College Music Society in Vancouver, British Columbia, and at the 2017 National Conference of The College Music Society in San Antonio, Texas, in October 2017.
“The Connection Between New and Old”: Rhythmic Process in Late Webern, Late Stravinsky, and Their Predecessors
Dissertation on the use of isorhythm and canon in late Webern and late Stravinsky and on these composers' relationships to Machaut, Dunstaple, and Isaac.