Dr. Robin Moore On His New Book, “Fernando Ortiz on Music: Selected Writing on Afro-Cuban Culture”

            Dr. Robin Moore, Professor of Ethnomusicology (University of Texas), took some time out of his busy schedule to talk with us about his newly published work, “Fernando Ortiz On Music: Selected Writing on Afro-Cuban

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UT Jazz Orchestra Concert – Friday 2/24

Exciting concert of new American music coming up this Friday 7:30pm at Bates Recital Hall.  The highly acclaimed University of Texas Jazz Orchestra will perform six composition premiers by UT faculty and student composers including the Center for American Music’s

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New Publication by Dr. Robin Moore: “Fernando Ortiz on Music: Selected Writing on Afro-Cuban Culture”

Congratulations to Dr. Robin Moore on his new book, “Fernando Ortiz on Music: Selected Writing on Afro-Cuban Culture”, published by Temple University Press. “Informed by Moore’s deep knowledge of Afro-Cuban music and culture, this anthology makes the work of legendary anthropologist

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New Graduate Course Offering: Music of Latin America (MUS 380)

We’re excited to announce a new graduate course for the spring 2018 semester:  MUS 380 – Music of Latin America.  This course will be directed by Professor of Ethnomusicology Dr. Robin Moore.

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Lecture-Recital with Dr. Hanna Hurwitz, violin

Self Determination Theory for Performance Outcomes:  How Quality of Motivation Affects Performing Artists Monday 12/11, 1:30-3pm @ Recital Studio MRH 2.608 (Butler School of Music) CAM is excited to present a fascinating lecture-recital with visiting artist Dr. Hanna Hurwitz (University

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Visiting Lecturer: Dr. Raymond Knapp

The Center for American Music is proud to sponsor a talk by visiting scholar Dr. Raymond Knapp (UCLA), hosted by Dr. Hanna Lewis: “Falsettos in the Shadow of Fiddler on the Roof: Reconsidering Jewish Identity on Broadway in the New

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in American Music

The Center for American Music, located in the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin, seeks candidates for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship for the academic years 2018-2020. The successful candidate will teach two

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Introducing Dr. Bethany McLemore, Center for American Music Post-Doctoral Fellow!

The Center for American Music is proud to introduce our new Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Bethany McLemore.  In addition to ongoing research and writing, Dr. McLemore is currently teaching a new upper division undergraduate course called “Music and the American City”.

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Mezcla Recap!

We had an incredible week of activities with world-renowned Cuban ensemble, Mezcla!  Here are some photos and clips of the many masterclasses, clinics, lessons, film screenings, talks, and concerts.  It was an honor to host them at UT Butler School

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Upcoming Lecture: Dr. Elizabeth Craft, Musicologist

Mark your calendars!  The Center for American Music is proud to present: “Headfirst Into A Political Abyss”: The Political Reception of Hamilton.  Featuring visiting scholar Dr. Elizabeth Craft (University of Utah).  This event is free and open to the public.

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CAM Fall 2017

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This fall, UT is offering several courses with American music components including Music and the American City, Music of African Americans, History of Rock Music, Jazz Appreciation, and Intro to Music Film and Sound.

As fall arrives and the evenings begin to cool, there are many American music events to enjoy on campus and around town. See the list of American Music Concerts on our homepage as well as our Events Page for more information.