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Colloquium Series LogoThe Performing Arts Library Colloquium Series explores a broad range of topics in music, theatre, and dance. We encourage participation from faculty, students, scholars, and community members.  Contact library staff if you are interested in participating in the series.

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Spring 2014 Events

Monday, April 28, 4:30-6:30pm

Beyond the University Walls: Undergraduate Perceptions About Initial Practicum Experiences in Choral Music Education
Jonathan Saeger

The Impact of Choral Participation on Undergraduate Men’s Chorus Members
Douglas Beery

Sitting on the Couch Jammin’ on Guitar: A Case Study of Learning the Guitar Informally
John Owens

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Wednesday, April 30, 4:30-6:00pm

Sound Before Symbol: The Effect of Aural Activities When Teaching Rhythmic Notation
Beatrice Olesko

Student Assessment in the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System (OTES): Is it improving instructional practices in the music classroom?
Rachael Fleischaker

Factors That Affect Director Succession in a Music Education Program
Dawn Bagwell

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Thursday, May 1st, 4:30-6:30pm

A Century of Evolution: General Music in Historical Context
Rachael Fleischaker

Development, War, Influence: A historical review of the Ohio Music Education Association in its early days
Darren LeBeau

From shape notes to round notes: The legacy of singing schools in Ohio
Jonathan Saeger

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Friday, May 2nd, 2:30-4pm

The Experience of Diaspora: A Look at the African Diaspora in Brazil
Mary Tuck

Rosemary Heredos (Topic TBA)

Marsha Cole (Topic TBA)

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Click here to view information on past events and speakers.  Please use the tabs to navigate through the abstracts and bios of past presenters.


Did you Know?

  • There's an APP for that! - Naxos Music Library has created an APP for the iPhone and Android.
  • Classical Music Library has a new classical music work available for free download each week!
  • The Performing Arts Library has Group Study Rooms equipped with audio and video equipment and Internet access are available for reservation.
  • Research Help is available to students in the Performing Arts Library at three specific times each week or by appointment.
  • The Writing Commons on the 4th floor of the Main Library provides assistance with any writing project.

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