Join us for the Inaugural Martha Suit Hallman Lecture in Music with Michael Klein, professor of music studies at Temple University, at the UH Moores School of Music.
About Michael Klein
Michael Klein has published on a variety of topics in Music Theory Spectrum, Nineteenth-Century Music, the Journal of Music Theory, the Journal of the American Liszt Society, Indiana Theory Review and in various collections of essays. He is the author of “Intertextuality in Western Art Music” and co-editor (with Nicholas Reyland) of a collection of essays titled “Music and Narrative since 1900.” His latest book, “Music and the Crises of the Modern Subject” concerns Lacan’s theory of subjectivity and its implications for music. All three titles are published by Indiana University Press. In 2005, he received a publication award from the Society for Music Theory for his article “Chopin’s 4th Ballade as Musical Narrative” in Music Theory Spectrum. He is currently writing a book on narrative in the music of Chopin, tentatively titled “Etudes: The Narrator in Chopin’s Music.”
About the Moores School of Music
The University of Houston’s Moores School of Music (MSM) is one of the premier comprehensive music schools in the nation. Its remarkable faculty — of internationally recognized performers, composers and scholars — outstanding student body, modern facilities and broad range of programs make MSM the natural choice for nearly 600 students annually. The school’s commitment to academic excellence and the highest performance standards has ensured its role as a vital resource in the educational and cultural life of Houston and beyond.