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Michele Aichele

  • Asst. Prof. Music History
  • School of Music

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Biography

Education

Ph.D., Musicology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa

Master of Arts, Musicology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

Bachelor of Arts, Music History with Honors, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington

Scholarly Presentations and Publications

2020 “Strange Fruit: Black Lives in American Music.” Liberty Park Music. August 25, 2020. https://www.libertyparkmusic.com/strange-fruit-black-lives-american-music/.

2020 “The American Chaminade Club Phenomenon,” Poster presentation, American Musicological Society-Southwest Chapter Spring Meeting, Houston, Texas, February 29

2018 “Understanding Time Signatures and Meters: A Musical Guide.” Liberty Park Music. August 8, 2018. https://www.libertyparkmusic.com/musical-time-signatures/

2018 “Cécile Chaminade (1857–1944) and ‘The New Woman’ in the United States”

American Musicological Society Joint National Conference with the Society for Music Theory, San Antonio, Texas, November 1

2018 “International Women’s Day in Music: Overcoming Obstacles and Taking Career Control.” Liberty Park Music. March 8, 2018. https://www.libertyparkmusic.com/women-music-metoo-iwd/.

2017 “Cécile Chaminade (1857–1944) and ‘The New Woman’ in the United States”

American Women Pianist-Composers Conference: A Celebration of Amy Beach and Teresa Carreño, Durham, New Hampshire, September 15

2015 “The Biographical Myth in the Reception of Cécile Chaminade’s Concertino

Feminist Theory and Music Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, August 6

2015 “The “New Song” in the Las Huelgas Codex

University of Iowa Jakobsen Conference, Iowa City, March 18

2014 “Biographical Myth in the Reception of Cécile Chaminade’s flute Concertino

Iowa Musicology Conference, Cedar Falls, April 5

2014 “Illustriousness, Conceit, the Musical Profession, and Madrigals: Maddalena Casulana” College Music Society: Great Plains Regional Conference, Liberty, Missouri, March 8

2013 “Illustriousness, Conceit, the Musical Profession, and Madrigals: Maddalena Casulana and her Secondo libro de madrigali à Quattro voci

Women Composers Festival of Hartford, Connecticut, Forum March 9

University of Iowa Jakobsen Graduate Conference, Iowa City, April 6

2010 “Women as Composers: Writing Women Back into Music”

Center for the Study of Women in Society, Writing Women into History Road Scholars, Eugene, Oregon, 2010

2009 Bauer, Marion. Prelude and Fugue for flute and piano Op. 43. Edited by Michele Aichele and Susan Pickett. Philadelphia: Hildegard Publishing, 2009.

Awards and Honors

2016–2017 American Association of University Women American Dissertation Fellowship

2015 University of Iowa Graduate College Summer Dissertation Fellowship

2015 University of Iowa Graduate College Post-Comprehensive Exam Dissertation Fellowship

2013–2014 University of Iowa School of Music Fellowship

2013 First place, Humanities Division of the 15th Annual University of Iowa Jakobsen Graduate Conference for “Illustriousness, Conceit, the Musical Profession, and Madrigals: Maddalena Casulana and her Secondo libro de madrigali à Quattro voci” University of Iowa, Iowa City

2010 Winner of an Honorable Mention from the National Flute Association’s 2010 Newly Published Music Competition for Marion Bauer’s Prelude and Fugue for Flute and Piano, Op. 43, edited by Michele Aichele and Susan Pickett