Upcoming Lecture: 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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Interview with Dr Hannah Lewis

Dr Hannah Lewis takes time out of her busy book writing schedule to talk to us about her new research project, the Ernest Lehman collection at the Harry Ransom Center, upcoming events at UT, and why she is excited about

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Lecture on Video Game Music

William Gibbons, Assistant Professor at Texas Christian University will be delivering a lecture entitled “A Clockwork Homage: Musical Allusion and Kubrick’s Legacy in Video Games.” The lecture will take place on October 16, 2015 at 4 p.m. in MRH 3.114.

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Prof. O’Meara Hosts Film Series on American Music

Beginning tonight [Tuesday, March 26], Assistant Professor of Music Caroline O’Meara will host a six-week film series that explores a variety of quintessentially American musical genres at the Austin Public Library’s Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Chavez Street. The series,

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Sherrie Tucker Visits UT

Dr. Sherrie Tucker, Associate Professor in American Studies at The University of Kansas, will visit UT as a BIG XII Fellow for two weeks at the end of March. Dr. Tucker is well-known a pioneering scholar on jazz and gender. She

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Center Welcomes Profs. Candelaria, Miller and Powell to Governing Board

December 3, 2012— The Center for American Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorenzo Candelaria (Associate Professor of Musicology), Karl Hagstrom Miller (Associate Professor of History), and Gary Powell (Senior Lecturer in Music Business) to its Governing Board.

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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.