Wednesday Teaching Reflections

As I mentioned in my previous post I spend most of the afternoon and early evening giving private cello lessons.  Wednesdays are much the same though I do start and end a bit later in the day (roughly 4:30 – 9ish).

I first started giving private lessons while I was still in high school.  Occasionally, while I was an undergrad at DePauw University School of Music, I did the same.  For a couple of years I was a “music assistant” to my cello professor.  Most of those duties involved giving technique lessons to other cello majors.  Also during those undergraduate years and following I would occasionally sub for some of the professors in theory courses or special topics courses. Continue reading “Wednesday Teaching Reflections”

“Babbitt, Logical Positivism, and Axiomatic Set Theory”

program cover for "Babbitt, Logical Positivism, and Axiomatic Set Theory" presention by Jon Silpayamanant on December 03, 1996

program cover for “Babbitt, Logical Positivism, and Axiomatic Set Theory”
presentation by Jon Silpayamanant on December 03, 1996
10:00 PM

I. George Cantor and Axiomatic Set Theory
II. The Vienna Circle and Logical Positivism
III. Milton Babbitt and his intellectual debts

Chello Shed
7 1/2 East Poplar Street
Greencastle, IN

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RELATED LINKS

More info about Milton Babbitt:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milton_Babbitt
More info about Logical Positivism:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logical_Positivism
More info about Set Theory:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Set_Theory
More info about Total Serialism:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Total_serialism
More info about the Vienna Circle:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vienna_Circle
More info about George Cantor:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Cantor