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Theatre & Music

Music Convocation Fall 2023

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Convocations are designed to help students launch their careers after they graduate. At weekly meetings, concerts, performances and presentations, students engage with a wide variety of performance styles and artists.

Convocations are held at 2pm in Recital Hall L285

Aug. 25:     Samantha Smith – Implicit bias & microaggressions workshop 

Sept. 1:       Mike Allemana – “Chicago’s Jazz Worlds”

Sept. 8:       Kitty Karn – Vocal Therapy Workshop

Sept. 15:     James McNally – “Shaping Self, Building Community” Workshop

Sept. 22:     Wing Lau – “Twisted Tones and Jumbled Styles: Musical Humor in Hong Kong Mo Lei Tau Movies.”

                   Joon Park – “Troping with the End of the World: Interpreting Songs that Begin by Ending”

Sept. 29:     Samantha Smith – Conflict resolution workshop

Oct. 6:        Brad Goode – “Music and the Pursuit of Lifelong Learning”

Oct. 13:      PERFORMANCE 

Oct. 20:      Howard Levy & Chris Siebold – “Art + Adrenaline”

Oct. 27:      Wanees Zarour – “Making Maqam in Chicago’s Art World”

Nov. 3:       Minu Pasupathi – Carnatic Music: Theory and Practice Lecture-Presentation

Nov. 17:     Keanon Kyle & Ivana Bukvich – “Break the Aria Code: An In-Depth Exploration on Text, Style, and Performance”