Christina L. Reitz, WCU associate professor of music, presented her research titled “The Transformative Elements of Higdon’s ‘Cold Mountain’” at the peer-reviewed College Music Society’s National Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Friday, Oct. 28.
Christina Reitz, associate professor of music, presented research titled “Cold Mountain: An Appalachian Operatic Odyssey” at the Society for American Music Annual Conference held in Boston from March 9-13.
Christina L. Reitz, assistant professor of music, presented her research “Ole Bull and the Ill-Fated Norwegian-American Colony” at the 2015 College Music Society’s International Conference, which convened June 17-24 in Stockholm, Sweden, and Helsinki, Finland.
Reitz’s paper presentation primarily centered on archival research from the Potter County Historical Society in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, debunking the fanciful versions of violinist and settler Ole Bornemann Bull’s accounts of the failure of the colony there. Additionally, Reitz moderated a session on “Hmong Voices and Piano Music of Ramon Pagayon Santos.”
Andrew Adams, assistant professor of piano, and Christina Reitz, assistant professor of music, published two reviews in the spring 2010 edition of the Journal of the International Alliance for Women In Music.
Christina L. Reitz, assistant professor of music, recently presented “Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler: The Woman Problem–A Concert Pianist’s Answer” at the ninth festival of Women Composers International at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Christina L. Reitz, assistant professor of music, recently presented “Pedagogical and Performance Practices in Late 19th Century Pianism: The Heritage from Leschetizky to Zeisler” at the Nineteenth Century Studies Association’s National Conference in Tampa, Fla.
Christina L. Reitz, assistant professor of music, presented “Early Orientalism in David’s ‘Le Desert’” at the 40th Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the College Music Society conference held recently at Appalachian State University in Boone.