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Music Performance Studies Today: “Performance, Gestures, Electronics”

May 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Our invited panelists will present on their work in music, technology, and composition. A creative response will follow in the form of a performance of Joceyln Ho’s piece about women’s labor, and our session will conclude with a panel discussion.

  • Jocelyn Ho (UCLA), Margaret Schedel (Stony Brook University), Melody Loveless, “Women’s Labor: Building Musical Instruments from Domestic Tools”
  • Patricia Alessandrini (Stanford University), “Parlour Sounds: working towards a cyberfeminist theory of music technology through a critical compositional process”
  • Pamela Z, “Surely you Gesture”
  • Melody McKiver, in Conversation with Farrah O’Shea (UCLA)

This is the seventh and final event in the Music Performance Studies Today series. Considering musics from a variety of traditions, this symposium aims to bring visibility to the field of music performance studies and generate scholarly momentum in its realm at UCLA.

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Event Co-Sponsors

UCLA Music Library
UCLA Center for Musical Humanities and the Joyce S. and Robert U. Nelson Fund
UCLA Arts Initiative
UCLA Center for Performance Studies
UCLA Department of Musicology
American Society for Theatre Research

This program is made possible by the Joyce S. and Robert U. Nelson Fund. Robert Uriel Nelson was a revered musicologist and music professor at UCLA, who, together with his wife, established a generous endowment for the university to make programs like this possible.


May 21, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:45 pm


Center for Musical Humanities
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