Baylor School of Music Presents Fall 2012 Lyceum Series

McCrary Music Building
McCrary Music Building photo courtesy of Robbie Rogers.
Sept. 19, 2012

Baylor School of Music Presents Fall 2012 Lyceum Series

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WACO, Texas (Sept. 18, 2012) - The Baylor School of Music Lyceum series welcomes internationally acclaimed artists and teachers to share their professional knowledge and skills directly with Baylor students. This semester kicks off with music theorist Robert Gjerdingen.

• Sept. 24, 2012

Music theorist Robert Gjerdingen will lecture at 4 p.m. on Sept. 24 at the Meadows Recital Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building, 110 Baylor Ave.

Robert Gjerdingen is professor of music theory and cognition at Northwestern University. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and reviews in the fields of music theory, music perception, and 18th-century musical style. This event is free of charge and open to the public.

• Oct. 4 and 5, 2012

Alexander Technique Seminar

James Brody, director of Musicians' Wellness Initiative, will lecture at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Oct. 4 and at 11:15 a.m. and 1:25 p.m. on Oct. 5 at Roxy Grove Hall in Waco Hall, 624 Speight Ave.

James Brody teaches Oboe Performance and also Wellness for Musicians (including the Alexander Technique) at the University of Colorado. He is co-author of the textbook Rock and Roll: an Introduction. This event is free of charge and open to the public.

The Baylor School of Music enriches the Waco community and the Baylor campus with more than 300 concerts per year offering wonderful opportunity to experience a wide range of musical styles. The concert season features prominent guest artists, Baylor music faculty, and fine students and ensembles.

For more information contact Richard Veit at 254-710-3991 or by email at Richard_Veit@baylor.edu.

by Rebecca Malzahn , student newswriter, (254) 710-6805

ABOUT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having "high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 11 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.

ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC

The Baylor University School of Music provides transformational experiences that prepare students for careers in music. Students thrive in a Christian environment characterized by a nurturing resident faculty, an unwavering pursuit of musical excellence, a global perspective, dedication to service, and devotion to faith. They investigate the rich musical and cultural heritage of the past, develop superior musical skills and knowledge in the present, and explore and create new modes of musical expression for the future. While preparing for future leadership roles, students join with School of Music faculty in enhancing the quality of community life, enriching the larger culture, and making Baylor a place in which heart, mind and soul coalesce.

The School of Music of Baylor University is a member of the National Association of Schools of Music and the Texas Association of Music Schools. Degree programs leading to the bachelor of music education degree conform to certification requirements of the Texas Education Agency.

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