As a musicologist, part of what I do involves speaking for a living. Here are some examples of the kinds of speaking engagements I've had the pleasure of attending.
To book me for your event, class, or meeting, feel free to email me.
In conversation with musicologist Danielle Sofer, classical and electronic music composer Alice Shields speaks about her early life and influences, as well as the time she spent composing and working at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center (CPEMC) and the Computer Music Center (CMC) from 1964 to 1996.
To listen to parts 2 & 3 of this conversation, visit: tinyurl.com/alice-shields2
To learn more about Alice Shield's music, check out: www.aliceshields.com
RTÉ Lyric FM, Ireland
'Elizabeth Maconchy: A Girl Composer's Triumph'
Danielle Sofer, Featured Musicologist
November 14, 2014
Bright Club Dublin
Smarter standup: a variety night where researchers become comedians and you can furrow your brow before laughing your face off. "The first rule of Bright Club is that you have to make science funny."
Danielle Sofer - Musicology
Dublin Science Week 2016 (November 16)
The Stags Head, Dublin
Paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Music Theory
9 November, 2019
This lecture was delivered at the annual conference of the Society for Music Theory during the Queer Resource Group's Business Meeting convened to discuss the feasibility of establishing an LBGTQ+ Standing Committee. Since delivering this talk in November 2019, SMT has created a Task Force to further investigate the question.
And When We Tell Our Stories, Where Do They Go (starts at 44:00)
Paper Delivered at the conference:
“Unsung Stories: Women at Columbia’s CMC”
April 10, 2021
Content Warning: Sexual Coercion; Consent
Sounding the Feminists/ Irish Music Rights Organisation: Writing about Music
IMRO, Copyright House, Pembroke Row, Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2
18 October, 2019 4-7pm
Niall Byrne, Founder of Nialler9Blog and Journalist
Michael Dervan, Irish TimesMusic Critic
Melanie Lynch, Founder and CEO of Herstory
Toner Quinn, Editor and Founder of the Journal of Music
Helen Shaw, Founder and CEO of Athena Media; former MD of RTÉ Radio
Danielle Sofer, Musicologist, Media Scholar, Performer, and Activist (starts at 1:49)