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Generating STEAM: Haydn and the Arts in General Education at a “Career-Oriented” Institute of Technology - by Michael E. Ruhling

Michael E. Ruhling (Rochester Institute of Technology) uses Haydn’s works in lower- and upper-level courses, and in his college orchestra, to lead students to a basic understanding of the artistic tools and metaphoric-representational nature of the arts and humanities as part of the general education curriculum of a STEM-centric, “career-oriented” technological institute.

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Eighteenth-Century Music in a Twenty-First Century Conservatory of Music or Using Haydn to Make the Familiar Exciting - by Mary Sue Morrow

Mary Sue Morrow (University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music) discusses how focusing in on certain details of Haydn’s music and biography can help recalibrate the ears of students studying for a career in music to appreciate Haydn’s (and other composers’) less familiar material on its own terms, and thus lead them away from “Haydn leads to Mozart leads to Beethoven-as-teleological-goal” preconceptions.

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