Musicology performance, lecture set for Oct. 10

Guy Capuzzo

Guy Capuzzo

Guy Capuzzo, associate professor of Music Theory at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, will be performing and presenting the latest in a series of Dana School of Music musicology lectures Friday, Oct. 10, in Bliss Recital Hall on the campus of Youngstown State University.

Capuzzo will perform Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint for guitar and tape at music convocation from 11 to 11:50 a.m. The lecture is at 4 p.m. Both are free and open to the public and sponsored by the Dana Research Society, a student organization promoting student research in music. Capuzzo’s lecture is titled, “‘In my music it is always the still, small voice that wins out:’ On The Endings of Elliott Carter’s Compositions”

Capuzzo earned a PhD from the Eastman School of Music. He is the author of the book Elliott Carter’s What Next?: Communication, Cooperation, and Separation (University of Rochester Press, 2012). Capuzzo’s talks include invited lectures on Carter at Yale University, the University of South Carolina, and the University of Minnesota. In addition, he has delivered talks on Carter, and on rock music, to the Society for Music Theory. His writings appear in Elliott Carter Studies (Cambridge, 2012), Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, Music Theory Spectrum, Journal of Music Theory, Music Theory Online, Intégral, Theory and Practice, Tempo, and Guitar Review. Active as a guitarist, his recent performances include works by Steve Reich (Nagoya Guitars; Electric Counterpoint) and Mark Engebretson (Buddha Machine).

Parking is available in the Wick Avenue deck for a nominal fee. For more information, call 330-941-3636 or email