Upcoming Dissertation Defenses in Music

The Department of Music is pleased to announce three upcoming doctoral dissertation defenses. Graduate Faculty of the University may attend and participate in the examination. All Music graduate students are invited. All defenses will take place in 114 Music Building.


“I Believe I’ll Go Back Home”: Blindness in Blues and Gospel Race Records
by John Bagnato
Tuesday, April 10, 9 a.m.
114 Music Building


Beyond the Sound Barrier; Improvisation, Repertoire and Narrativity in the Wayne Shorter Quartet, 2000-2015
by John T. Petrucelli
Wednesday, April 11, 2 p.m.
114 Music Building


Modernization, Listening, and Sounding Cultures in Colombia, 1886-1930
by Juan Fernando Velásquez O.
Thursday, April 12, 10 a.m.
114 Music Bilding