Head, Theory Department, received a Bachelor of Music degree, cum laude, and a Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and a Ph.D. from Eastman School of Music. He studied harmony and Solfège with Nadia Boulanger, Conservatoire Americaine, Fontainebleau, France. He is former associate professor of music at Mercer University and former instructor at Eastman School of Music. His articles have appeared in the Journal of Music Theory, Gamut, Journal of Musicological Research and the College Music Society Symposium. He has presented papers at regional and national meetings of the Society for Music Theory, American Musicological Society, College Music Society, and others. He is former president of the Georgia Association of Music Theorists and Music Theory Southeast, and a published composer. He is a reader for the Graduate Record Examination in Music and for the Advanced Placement Test in Music for the Educational Testing Service of Princeton, New Jersey. He is a member of the Association of Anglican Musicians, Society for Music Theory, and the American Guild of Organists. He was appointed to the CIM faculty in 1996.
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CIM@CMA | Music in the Galleries
March 4, 2015, 6:00 pm
Cleveland Museum of Art
Students from CIM and the CWRU early music program present a wide range of repertoire in this series of early evening performances. To make your evening even more musical, attend the 8pm CIM Orchestra Concert at Severance.
Presented in collaboration with the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Case Western Reserve University Music Department.
Cleveland Museum of Art | 11150 East Blvd, University Circle
Faculty Recital: The Cavani String Quartet's 30th Anniversary
March 4, 2015, 8:00 pm
Cavani String Quartet
Annie Fullard, violin
Mari Sato, violin
Kirsten Docter, viola
Merry Peckham, cello
Donald Weilerstein, viola, guest artist
Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, piano, guest artist
Celebrating American Classics
March 7, 2015, 8:00 pm
A CIM Women’s Committee Benefit